Progress Panel Beaters conforms to the highest standards of Audi aluminium factory repair specifications and is one of a few panel beater shops in South Africa that have all the specialised equipment to do these specialised aluminium panel beating and repairs.
All body and paint services are done in accordance with Audi factory specifications at all times, as set by Audi South Africa. This include all aluminium structural vehicles, that is all Audi’s built after February 2007, including the Audi A8’s and all Audi TT’s and A6, also R8 Coupe, and R8 Spider.
Panel beating and repair work is done under controlled conditions in a specified area with dedicated panel beating tools to prevent cross contamination of steel and aluminium which could cause corrosion.
Only genuine Audi parts are used for any panel beating and repairs on warranty vehicles.
The highly trained personnel attended a two week course in Germany on correct aluminium welding procedures as well as aluminium technology.
All work is guaranteed to be free of defects in material and workmanship, for the period equal to the remaining duration of Audi’s body warranty.
Electronic measurement systems are used to establish the diagnostic extent of damage of chassis points during repair work on vehicles. Analysis and diagnosis of damage can be printed out before putting a vehicle on a repair bench and again once panel beating and repairs has been completed for quality control purposes.