Technical Archives - Page 4 of 102 - BodyShop Business
Auto Body Refinish: Paint Prep Fundamentals

Nothing is faster or more profitable than accuracy — doing it right the first time.

Vehicle Drive Cycles: Are We Failing Our Customers?

Why test drives (or drive cycles) matter.

Plastic Repair for Today’s Modern Vehicles

It’s important that plastic repair considerations keep pace with the technological advancements of today’s vehicles.

The Challenge of Windshields and Calibrations

By building a consistent process for calibration, you may find you can reduce some of your frustration over required parameters and failed procedures.

Vehicle Electronics Explosion: Do You Know Your DTCs?

Having a thorough and complete understanding of DTCs and how systems are networked together is becoming more and more necessary when repairing vehicles.

EV Batteries: Handling, Disposal and Storage

Key considerations for the proper and safe handling, storage and disposal/recycling of EV batteries.

Auto Body Refinish: Are Today’s Colors Harder to Match?

It appears we’re dealing with the most unique and difficult colors in the history of car painting … or are we?

Vehicle ADAS: I Dumped My Old Car for a Computer

It was surprisingly not too hard to say goodbye to my old jalopy.

Modern Vehicle Construction: A Material Matter

ADAS grabs the headlines today, but let’s not forget about another vehicle complexity: advanced materials.

New Welding Technology: Good or Bad?

Welding technology in the collision industry has advanced tremendously. But is the industry allowing techs to avoid the “why” in welding?

Vehicle Scanning & Calibration Technology

Scan tools and calibration equipment have come a long way as far as ease of operation and ability to access the vehicle.

Welding on a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

As more and more HEVs and EVs roll into your shop, there are considerations to take when welding.