Across the country, “insurers aren’t fully reimbursing consumers so they can have proper and safe repairs done,” according to Ron Perretta, owner of Professionals Auto Body in Pennsylvania.
According to insurance company Aviva, Canadians are paying billions for auto insurance fraud. In its estimation, in Ontario this amounts to almost $550 million annually.
Ford and AT&T are bringing high-speed connectivity to customers this year---with plans to connect more than 10 million customers to Ford SYNC® Connect within the next five years.
The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) held an industry networking event in March at Pacific Elite Collision in Downey, California.
After more than a year of building test vehicles for development of its self-driving technology, General Motors recently announced it will build production versions of its Cruise AV at its Orion Township assembly plant in Michigan.
To simplify the permitting, licensing and certification process and make it easier for body shops all over the country to stay in compliance, RecsLock recently entered into a partnership with the Independent Automotive Damage Appraisers (IADA) Association.
I-CAR announced its 2018 International Board of Directors and Executive Committee following its annual membership meeting in San Antonio, TX, held during the week of Feb. 26.
The Automotive Management Institute (AMi) recently announced that Michael Cassata has joined the organization in the newly created role of Director of Collision Industry Outreach.
More than half of all the collision repair professionals in the industry are likely not participating in training, according to John Van Alstyne, CEO and president of I-CAR.
In a letter submitted to President Trump, the Auto Care Association urged the administration to reconsider imposing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum due to unintended negative consequences it may have on the U.S. economy and the auto care industry.
Toyota and its supplier, Kobe Steel, have been hit with a class action lawsuit claiming metal parts used in many cars are substandard.
Trainer and consultant Mike Anderson of Collision Advice continues his new series of FREE monthly webinars, titled “Learn to Research, Research to Learn,” with a session conducted March 23 from Fiat Chrysler’s headquarters.
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.