News and Views

Celebrating 10 years of SMART

Thats right! 10 years we’ve been offering our SMART Repair services to dealerships and retail customers throughout the UAE. From our humble beginnings back in 1997 in the UK, A local “one man band” dent repair technician Andy Patterson, our Founder and CEO (left), after many years of perfecting the art of SMART Repair and […]

Year of the 50th

Celebrate the UAE year of the 50th with us! This year is our countries national 50th anniversary celebrations. We are so proud as a local business serving other local businesses as well as large car dealerships across the UAE to be part of such a magical time. As our Monarch said: “The Year of the […]

S.M.A.R.T Repair Comparison Case Studies

There’s no better way to demonstrate the time and cost difference S.M.A.R.T. (Small to Medium Area Repair Technique) Repair can make for a typical vehicle owner, than a direct and transparent market comparison. As part of our launch into the Abu Dhabi market, we took three regular customer vehicles (each with different areas of minor […]

Ruben Hage wins the race!

A HUGE congratulations to the young superstar Ruben Hage for receiving the Nottingham Junior Championship trophy for 2018. This trophy is one of many that Ruben has won this year as part of his Autograss racing. Also grabbing second place in the UKAC Saloon racing championship. Keep up the good work Ruben!   You can follow […]

Official Sponsors for Esmee Hawkey

We are proud to annouce we are official sponsors of @esmee_hawkey, 2019 Porsche Cup Driver. From Kart Racing at the age of 9 to Vice champion of Women’s GT in 2016. Poised for big things in 2019, we wish Esmee the very best, not that she’ll need it!

Can Your Scratched Alloy Rims Be Repaired?

Major alloy wheel scratches (AKA “kerb-rash”) appear when the alloy rim of your car rubs against obstacles such as kerbstones.  It’s incredibly easy to do and by the time you realize, it’s too late and the blood-chilling sound of metal on stone seems to go on forever. It’s been known to make grown men cry… […]

What Will My Car Dent and Paint Repair Cost?

One of the most frustrating things about driving a great looking car is getting that first dent or scrape. You walk out into the parking lot one day and there it is — a dent in your car that looks as big as the Burj Khalifa! Even minor damage to your car immediately impacts its […]

Why Car Door Dent Repair Is Cheaper Than You Think

The shopping mall spot looks a bit tight but you’ve been driving around for too long already looking for a spot. You slowly pull in, carefully open your door just enough to squeeze out, and go inside. You return to your car later to find an annoying small dent on your door—the car in the […]

Meet…Andy Patterson

Meet Andy Patterson, Founder and Managing Director. The founder of Automotive Repair Systems built the business from a single man-in-a-van into an international concern. This is how he made it what it is today. Andy Patterson founded Automotive Repair Systems (ARS) in 1997, and the former food and beverage manager has never looked back. “A man […]

7 Ways SMART Repair with ARS adds Dirhams to your bottom line

SMART Repair has taken the world by storm over the last few years, and it’s now time for the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates to take advantage of its many benefits. For dealerships, bodyshops and service centres, there are a multitude of reasons why SMART Repair can only be a […]

Lifetime Guarantee

Ownership Lifetime Warranty (OLW) for Bodywork Paint and Dent Repairs – Non-Trade – Retail Customers Only We are pleased to announce that our warranty for bodywork paint repairs and paintless dent removal (PDR) has been further improved and upgraded. From August 2016 all qualifying repairs will carry an Ownership Lifetime Warranty (OLW), or 1-year warranty […]

How to Add Thousands to Your Car’s Value With PDR

Are you driving around Dubai with small dents and scratches in your car, because fixing them just isn’t worth the cost? If you use traditional bodyshop services, you might be right. Body shop repairs add up fast, especially when the shop says you need to replace or re-paint an entire panel. For bigger jobs, you […]