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AirPro Diagnostics Named Preferred Supplier for Fix Network

AirPro’s Auggie mobile ADAS forward-facing camera calibrations device will be in use at Fix Network’s collision, glass and mechanical brands.
May 21, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Automatic Emergency Braking to Be Standard on All New Vehicles by 2029

Automakers began voluntarily adding the feature to most of their light vehicles sold in the U.S. after signing a pledge to do so in 2016.
April 30, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Car Insurance, Repair Cost Increases Far Outpace Overall Rate

In its now-quarterly Crash Course Report, CCC experts touched on the sharp increase in costs for both insurance and repairs, which are connected.
April 23, 2024 Abby Andrews

Performing Dynamic Calibrations In House Can Mean Big Returns on Minimal Investment

Any shop already performing pre- and post-scans probably has most of the equipment needed for its technicians to do those calibrations.
April 23, 2024 Abby Andrews

Cruise Resumes Robotaxi Testing in Phoenix

The company halted testing in all U.S. cities last year after an accident involving a pedestrian in San Francisco.
April 9, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Tesla Settles in Fatal Autopilot Accident Case

The automaker said it agreed to settle to "end years of litigation," while requesting to keep the settlement terms private.
April 9, 2024 Autobody News Staff

CCC Crash Course Report: Auto Tech and EV Repairs Escalate Costs, Delays

The now-quarterly report found a 60% increase in time for vehicle to enter repair shops after an estimate since before the pandemic.
March 29, 2024 Autobody News Staff

NTSB Investigating Fatal Crash Involving Ford Hands-Free Driving Technology

A Mustang Mach-E rear-ended another SUV that was stopped on a highway, killing the other SUV's driver.
March 18, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Oklahoma Facility Offers ADAS Recalibration to Surrounding Area

ADAS Calibration Center in Edmond is a franchise of Car ADAS Solutions.
March 8, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Car ADAS Solutions’ Calibration Tech Certification Program Recognized by I-CAR

The achievement will allow technicians and shops to apply training credits to I-CAR Platinum and Gold Class recognition.
February 29, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Classic Collision to Use Mitchell Cloud Estimating at All Locations

The MSO’s nearly 300 facilities can now leverage Mitchell’s technology to support its delivery of proper, safe and efficient repairs.
February 29, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Car ADAS Solutions Adds Integrations & Support Manager

Nate Thomsen will help open new calibration centers and support licensees to ensure their success.
February 21, 2024 Autobody News Staff

GM Super Cruise Network Expands to 750,000 Miles of Hands-Free Driving

GM's network now covers nearly six times more miles of roads than its nearest competitors.
February 21, 2024 Autobody News Staff

AirPro Diagnostics, BMW Partner to Provide Advanced Repairs

ISTA software will help BMW Collision Repair Network shops access detailed vehicle information, diagnostic procedures and precise repair instructions.
February 20, 2024 Autobody News Staff

AAA Study Shows Reverse AEB Not Foolproof

The technology helps reduce collisions, but drivers should not rely on it solely when backing up.
February 15, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Kaizen Glass Solutions Launches Comprehensive 2-Day ADAS Training Course

Learn the necessary skills and knowledge to fully leverage your shop's investment in ADAS technology.
February 14, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Collision Repair Industry to Be Influenced by Supply Chain, Vehicle Complexity in 2024

CIECA's first webinar of the year focused on the trends repairers should keep an eye on in 2024.
February 13, 2024 Abby Andrews

Car ADAS Solutions Announces New Florida Licensee

ADAS Calibrations of Florida opened its first location in late 2023 and plans to open four more by the end of the first quarter of 2024.
February 9, 2024 Autobody News Staff

CES 2024 Unveils Future of Transportation: Autonomous, Electric, High-Tech Mobility Innovations

The four-day show featured new ideas in AI, augmented and virtual reality, robotics, smart cities and vehicle technology.
February 8, 2024 Stacey Phillips Ronak

MSOs Use Variety of Models for Handling Scanning, Calibration Work

Collision repairers must take several factors into consideration when deciding which method works for their business.
February 6, 2024 John Yoswick

ADAS Find Joins CIECA

ADAS Find provides a simple and affordable platform for identifying necessary ADAS calibrations and initializations.
February 6, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Mitchell Joins CCC, Audatex in Giving Users Flexibility with Blend Formula

The discussion at the latest CIC also covered the disappointing results of a recent technician survey, and ADAS-related paint issues.
February 5, 2024 John Yoswick

Autel, MOTOR Partner to Bring OEM Repair Data to Ultra Series Tablets

Autel Ultra series tablet users will have access to the most up-to-date content within days of being published by the OEM.
January 25, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Hunter’s Ultimate ADAS™ Now Approved by Nissan, Infiniti

The system uses gimbal-mounted lasers in place of traditional, less accurate methods to reduce setup time by as much as 70%.
January 18, 2024 Autobody News Staff

Better Detection of Large Trucks, Motorcycles Would Improve Front Crash Prevention

Front crash prevention reduces rear-end crashes involving another passenger vehicle by 53%, but those involving a large truck or motorcycle by only 38% and 41%.
December 27, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Automakers Fulfill Autobrake Pledge for Light-Duty Vehicles

General Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, Maserati, Porsche and Kia all increased the proportion of their vehicles equipped with the technology to meet the target.
December 27, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Car ADAS Solutions Announces First Licensee in Kansas: ADAS Smart

ADAS Smart operates out of a 6,000-square-foot facility in Merriam, a suburb of Kansas City.
December 15, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Fixing ADAS Systems Makes Up Over a Third of Collision Repair Costs

Even minor damage to systems such as front radar or distance sensors can result in additional repair expenses of up to $1,540.
December 14, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Snap-on Showcases John Bean Tru-Point, More Award-Winning TSS Products at SEMA

Total Shop Solutions brands offer a unique breadth of solutions, including wheel balancers, wheel aligners, diagnostics, brake lathes, automotive lifts and collision repair.
December 6, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Repairify, Autel Set to Launch New Solutions for Collision Repairers

The two companies will enhance the value of their combined services for their users through planned releases in early 2024.
November 30, 2023 Autobody News Staff

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