According to a AAA survey released December 1, two out of three U.S. drivers do not trust auto repair shops – citing overcharges, recommendations for unnecessary services and poor past experiences for their lack of confidence.
Mike Lanza, manager of business consulting services at Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, led several Society of Collision Repair Specialist (SCRS) seminars during SEMA 2016.
Citing an enormous potential to reduce crashes on U.S. roadways, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued a proposed rule on December 13 that would advance the deployment of connected vehicle technologies throughout the U.S. light vehicle fleet.
Through a partnership with Auto Care Careers Industry Job Board Network and the Auto Care Association, the Automotive Service Association (ASA) is launching the ASA Career Center to help employers and employees find the right opportunities to fill the growing need for quality technicians in the automotive service and collision repair fields.
OEConnection LLC (OEC), the parts ecommerce technology leader for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, has announced that Hyundai Motor America has added CollisionLink to its Hyundai Go Genuine Collision Conquest program.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation is requesting year-end in-kind donations of products, tools, equipment and spare parts that will be distributed to high school and college collision school programs.
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) recently announced that it has joined forces with LegalShield as its latest Sponsored Benefit Provider.
The "Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge" teen safe-driving program made its first stop in Texas, at the Circuit of The Americas facility in Austin on December 3rd and 4th.
Three industry professionals whose exemplary efforts and actions in 2016 best illustrate the vision and mission of the National Auto Body Council (NABC) were recognized recently at SEMA with the organization’s prestigious Award of Distinction, Body Shop Image Award, and Excellence in Community Service Award.
Representatives from the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium, Inc. (GAAS) and the University of the Aftermarket Foundation have worked closely to bring the two organizations together.
The Women’s Industry Network has announced that the 2017 Educational Conference is scheduled to take place in Denver, CO Monday, May 8th through Wednesday, May 10th, 2017.
As I stated in my blog from earlier this month, self-driving cars are here.
In fact, the federal government is so sure autonomous cars will save lives they are pumping millions of dollars into a ‘Zero Deaths’ campaign.
Rearview camera image in 2017 Cadillac XT5.
Rearview cameras, soon to be standard on all new vehicles, can be expected to prevent nearly 1 in 6 police-reported backing crashes, an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study concludes.