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NABR Launches BillableGenie Online Searchable Database of Insurer-Paid Not-Included Procedures

National AutoBody Research (NABR) has announced the launch of its BillableGenie online service, an independent, centralized source of actual data on insurer paid not-included procedures and operations, labor rates, labor rate concessions and other manually entered estimate line items.

Tesla CEO Says Some Tesla-Owned Body Shops Completing Repairs in Less Than 24 Hours

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that there are some Tesla-owned body shops that are completing repairs in 24 hours, and hopes to eventually get that to same-day or even less than an hour.

Mitchell Industry Trends Report: Photo-Based Estimating Seeing Exponential Growth

Mitchell data shows a tenfold increase in insurer-administrated photo-based estimating from 2016 to 2017, with a corresponding drop in staff field inspections.

Caliber Collision Opens Changing Lanes Falcon Academy for Training Soldiers in Collision Repair

Caliber Collision has announced the opening of its Changing Lanes Falcon Academy, an innovative training program designed to teach collision repair skills to soldiers at Ft. Carson in Colorado nearing completion of their military service.

Smartphone Usage Possibly Linked to On-the-Job Car Crashes: NCCI Study

The National Council on Compensation Insurance has released a new research brief examining a recent increase in the frequency and severity of workers compensation claims for motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) and discussing potential contributing factors.

Martin Senour Paints Training Schedule

Martin Senour Paints has announced its 2018 third quarter training schedule, with courses running from July 11 to September 25.

Female Auto Body Painter Finds Success With ‘Never Quit’ Attitude

When people told Kayla Boyland she wasn’t going to make it in the collision repair industry, she put her head down and kept working, eventually being named the head painter at a five-location MSO in New York.

Auto Body Industry Regulations: Getting Your Voice Heard

Getting involved politically is not an option for collision repairers. Because of the necessary interaction with insurers, there are always going to be hundreds if not thousands of suggested changes to industry laws which can have a significant effect on their bottom line.

asTech and Nexsyis Collision Announce Launch of Joint Software Integration

According to both companies, this integration dramatically streamlines the entire vehicle diagnostic and reporting process for Nexsyis shop management system users.

Repairify, maker of the asTech scan tool, announced three acquisitions.
IHS Markit Experts to Share Auto Aftermarket, Commercial Vehicle and Technology Trends at AAPEX 2017

Leaders from the aftermarket, commercial vehicle and technology teams at IHS Markit will take part in the convention program this year and will be available for interviews during the event.

I-CAR Offers Overview of Blind-Spot Detection Systems

Blind-spot detection systems rely on radar sensors that typically are located behind the rear bumper on each side of the vehicle.

CAPA Releases New Online Complaint Form

In response to market feedback, users now have the ability to upload and submit complaint part photos through CAPA’s website.