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Monday, 12 March 2018 19:55

Factors Affecting Vehicle Sales, Insurance, Repairs

Written by Patricia L. Harman, Property Casualty 360

Artificial intelligence, emerging technologies and changing consumer expectations are just some of the issues impacting auto sales, insurance and repairs, according to the 2018 Crash Course study from CCC Information Services, Inc.

The following statement can be attributed to Bill Hanvey, President and CEO of the Auto Care Association:

The Auto Care Association has announced a new trade mission to Chile on August 21--22, 2018 as part of the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award the association received from the U.S. Department of Commerce to support export promotion projects in Latin America.

Thursday, 08 March 2018 00:03

Today’s Vehicles Driving Change Within the Collision Repair Industry

Written by Susanna Gotsch, Director Analytics, Product Management, CCC; Property Casualty 360

The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), a community of the Auto Care Association, recently announced it is accepting speaker applications for its new “Five for Five” rapid-fire style presentations feature of the 2018 YANG Leadership Conference.

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 22:14

How Do the U.S., Canada Differ in Their Fight Against Insurance Fraud?

Written by Bethan Moorcraft, Insurance Business America

Fraudsters will always find a way to cheat the system. All lines of business are vulnerable to the crime, including insurance, and organizations worldwide face the sometimes cumbersome task of continuously fortifying their operations to keep the tricksters at bay.

A federal judge in February declined to dismiss a $9 billion class action racketeering lawsuit against State Farm over the insurer’s alleged role in the election of an Illinois Supreme Court judge---setting the stage for the latest trial in a decade-long battle involving the insurer’s use of non-OEM parts.

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, Mike Anderson of Collision Advice hosted the first monthly webinar in “Learn to Research, Research to Learn,” a series of OEM webinars.

Thursday, 01 March 2018 22:59

Autonomous Vehicles Must Give Passengers Some Control

Written by Matt Yurdana, WardsAuto

Our team at Intel has been designing, prototyping and testing new experiences passengers will have with autonomous vehicles that handle all driving tasks.

Maaco Auto Painting and Collision Repair, part of the Driven Brands Inc. family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands, has been ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500.

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