Twitter You Tube Facebook Autobodynews Linked In, the only global, digital roadside assistance platform, announced it is working with CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) to contribute roadside assistance data and services to CCC’s recently launched connected data exchange. 

Quest Resource Holding Corporation announced that it has added one of the fastest-growing providers of automotive collision repair services in the United States to its portfolio of customers.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018 22:21

GM To Make Autonomous Car Without Steering Wheel, Pedals

Written by Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge

General Motors plans to mass-produce self-driving cars that lack traditional controls such as steering wheels and pedals by 2019, the company announced Jan. 12. 

The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) 2018 grant and scholarship application period is now open to high school and post-secondary collision students who will be attending career and technical schools and colleges in the fall. 

In December, Texas attorney Todd Tracy experimented with crash-testing several Honda Fit vehicles to evaluate the differences between improper repairs being performed and vehicles being repaired using aftermarket parts. 

Ford Motor Company has identified approximately 3,000 2006 model year Ranger vehicles in North America with airbag inflators that pose higher risk of rupturing in the event of a crash. 

Friday, 12 January 2018 17:01

Uptick in Domestic Auto Sales; Vehicle Repair, Insurance Prices Also Increase

Written by Katherine Coig,

Domestic sales for new autos experienced an uptick November to December. According to the latest figures from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), U.S. automotive unit retail sales increased by 6 percent, or 20,900 units, on a month-over-month basis.

Progressive is making some changes to improve the convenience of its claims experience while supporting the double-digit growth in its personal auto business.

Thursday, 11 January 2018 22:45

Driverless Car ‘Guidelines' Allegedly Not Working

Written by David A. Wood,

Auto safety organization Consumer Watchdog says self-driving car companies are taking advantage of the government's hands-off approach to matters of safety by failing to provide reports about the safety of the technology.

Following months of industry criticism as well as recent strategic announcements from its competitors, CCC Information Services said in late December that it was making significant changes to its new “Secure Share” data exchange requirements scheduled to go into effect in April.

Image Gallery

Page 8 of 211