EXPERT OPINION

Cuthbert
Automotive
Consulting

Automobile Assessors, Brokers and Valuers

MSAE Australia
AMIAME
LMCT 2600

 
 
Graeme Alexander Cuthbert
  • Qualified motor mechanic since 1966

  • Associate member of the Institute of Automotive
    and Mechanical Engineers since 1969

  • Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers -
    Australasia since 1972

  • Licensed Motor Car Trader since 1st December 1974

  • Managing Director of Graeme Cuthbert Automotive
    Pty Ltd until March 2003.

Graeme Cuthbert Automotive Pty Ltd was an automotive repair business with prime activities being panel beating, spray painting, vehicle restoration, general servicing, mechanical repairs, roadworthiness testing, vehicle sales, specialist vehicle inspections and valuations. This business was established by Graeme in 1971 and employed approximately 27 people with an average turnaround of 40 vehicles per week. As part of this company Graeme was a Licensed Vehicle Tester (No. 3806) since the inception of the licensed vehicle testing system by the State Government.

The company had extensive experience with prestige vehicles in both sales and repairs and was appointed as the Factory Recommended Repairer for various manufacturers including Ferrari, Landrover, MG, Volvo, Peugeot, Volkswagen, Audi and Renault. In addition, some dealers would recommend the company for repairs to Mercedes Benz, Saab, Porsche and BMW, motor vehicles

As Director Of Kaisan Pty Ltd, trading as Cuthbert Automotive Sales and Cuthbert Automotive Consulting, Graeme currently brokers vehicles as well as performing vehicle inspections for valuations, accident repair and assessment reports, mechanical failure inspections and general automotive consulting including Vehicle Identification Validation (VIV) reports on vehicles which have been placed on the Written-Off Vehicle Register (WOVR) for VicRoads Licensed VIV Testers.

The inspection and valuation section of Cuthbert Automotive Consulting has wide experience in both litigation and valuations for family law, insurance valuations, valuations for settlement of estates and partnership disagreements and finance company vehicle inspections.

The forensic examinations Graeme has undertaken include paint examination following fallout contamination and accidental chemical spillage and examination for quality and degree of deterioration.