2023 SEMA Show Nears the Finish: Day 3 Recap with Photo Gallery

Cars perform synchronized drifting in a parking lot outside the convention center.

Enthusiasts came out for another full day of exploring more than 1 million square feet of exhibits, demonstrations and educational opportunities. 

The third day of the 2023 SEMA Show brought another full day to explore more than 1 million square feet of exhibits, demonstrations and educational opportunities in and around the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Show concludes Nov. 3.

See our Day 1 recap here and Day 2 here.

OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists’ annual OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit took place, including three 90-minute sessions.

In the first, Mike Slattery, head of insurance for Rivian, Andrew Rose of OnStar Insurance and Rob Spencer of Toyota Insurance discussed how automakers are working to create unique insurance coverage to positively impact the customer experience during the claims and repair process.

The second session included discussion on trends in automotive materials and what that will mean for collision repairers.

In the final session, Jordan Krebs of Snap-on Equipment, Doug Kelly of Burke Porter and Josh McFarlin of AirPro Diagnostics outlined the ADAS system calibration solutions they offer, and Mike Anderson of Collision Advice and others joined them to discuss the challenges for collision repairers seeking to ensure OEM-compliant calibrations are made.

Look out for full coverage of the Summit at autobodynews.com and in your region's future print issue.

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