Vehicle ADAS: I Dumped My Old Car for a Computer
It was surprisingly not too hard to say goodbye to my old jalopy.
Sticker Shock at the SEMA Show
This year’s SEMA Show held a new surprise for me — a secret drop-off at our booth in the form of a mysterious sticker.
Are You Ready to ROCK in 2023?
Do you know a “rockstar” in the automotive aftermarket? Then it’s time to nominate them as a Vehicle Care RockStar!
Don’t Be Quint: Embrace ADAS and Modern Vehicle Equipment
We can avoid a fate similar to Quint’s in the movie Jaws if we embrace ADAS, technology and training.
EV Education: Shocking, to Say the Least
I-CAR’s Dirk Fuchs and Niel Speetjens are running around the country scaring collision repairers about electric vehicles … and that’s a good thing.
Are You Educating Your Customers on ADAS?
If I owned a collision repair facility and spent all that money on equipment and training, I would go out of my way to tell consumers why my shop was the best choice in the area to restore their vehicles’ safety systems to proper working order.
Auto Body Labor Rates: We’re Beat Up and Punch Drunk
With the cost of everything having gone up, from gas to groceries to, in your business, the cost of paint and materials and tech pay, we probably all feel a little bit bruised up and punch drunk.
Do You Have a True Team at Your Auto Body Shop?
Are you proud of the team you’re on at work? Would you call it a team? Does it have chemistry?
The Perfect Storm: Is It Time for Body Shops to Take Action?
With all the turmoil going on in the collision industry, one repairer believes if shops don’t take a stand now, they’ll never be able to correct the injustices happening right now.
Proper Collision Repairs: Weeding Through the Fakery
With so much fakery out there — fake news, deepfakes, fake profiles — is our filter getting better at determining what is real and what isn’t?
Collision Repair: The Future Is Now
How is fast-developing technology going to change your shop, vehicle repairs and customer experience?