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Crunch Time with Jason Stahl Episode 12: ADAS and Recalibration, Presented by Red Kap

This episode features BodyShop Business Editor Jason Stahl talking about the importance of recalibrating the camera after windshield replacement on vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

The Liability is Growing

“Vehicle Directs Man into Oncoming Traffic After ADAS Camera Was Not Calibrated.” The headline we’ve all been dreading. Or should have been dreading.

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American Honda Releases Updated Position Statement on Glass Usage

American Honda announced that it has updated its position statement on the use of glass, stating that using anything other than original equipment parts may create issues with driver-assist systems and safety systems.

Novus Glass, Fix Auto World to Enter Irish Market

The franchise will combine the best of the brands’ operational excellence, with local market knowledge and strong marketing resources, according to Fix Auto.

Five-Step Windshield Removal with Induction Heat

The Glass Blaster is a unique, time-saving approach for removing automotive glass without the need for wires, knives or other traditional tools.

ADAS and Auto Glass: What Shops Need to Know Before Releasing a Vehicle

ADAS and the recalibration of windshields have thrown the automotive repair industry for a loop. The dilemma for us all is identifying and knowing what’s needed, then finding a way to finish the repair.

Insurers Association Urges Florida Senate to Pass Glass Repair Bill

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America is calling on the Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee to pass SB 396, asserting that it “curbs abusive practices associated with windshield glass repairs” and assignment of benefits.

Insurers Blame Assignment of Benefits Tool for Torrent of Auto Glass Lawsuits in Florida

Lawsuits filed by auto glass companies on behalf of insurance policyholders are on the rise in Florida, and insurers blame the “assignment of benefits” tool for the wave of litigation.

CARSTAR Canada Re-Opens Ancaster, Ontario, Facility

CARSTAR Ancaster Express has been expanded to a 5,000-square-foot facility, which includes a new downdraft spray booth, two frame racks and new frame-measuring equipment.

Omaha Auto Body Shops Busy After Storm Drops Baseball-Size Hail

Auto body shops and insurers in Omaha, Neb., have been flooded with claims and repairs after a June 29 storm dropped baseball-size hail on the region.

Fix Auto World Completes Acquisition of Novus Glass, Speedy Glass USA

Fix Auto said the expansion into new lines of business increases its value proposition to insurers and will help fuel partnerships with current and new supply partners around the world.

Colorado Hailstorm Could Be State’s Most Expensive Insured Catastrophe

The May 8 hailstorm that pounded Colorado’s Front Range is on track to be the state’s most expensive catastrophe.