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AAA Technology Update: ADAS Sensor Calibration Increases Repair Costs

Apr 26, 2018

ADAS Sensor Calibration Increases Repair Costs

AAA put out a technology update talking about increasing repair costs and what it means for shops and customers. We found it not only had useful and engaging content, but the …

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OEM Position Statements

Nov 16, 2017

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The below information are the Position Statements  from the vehicle manufacturers who have issued position statements on pre- and post-repair vehicle scanning.  It includes statements from GM, Honda, Honda Canada, Infiniti, Mercedes, Nissan, Subaru, …

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TSB: Dodge Blind Spot

Nov 06, 2017

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TSB’s
 Dodge Blind Spot
Posted on November 6, 2017 by Information provided by motologic.com

This bulletin applies to 2013 Dodge Charger vehicles built between April 22, 2012, and Dec. 22, 2012, equipped with Blind Spot …

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CIC Meeting Morning Recap at SEMA

Oct 31, 2017

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Oct. 31, 2017 — The Collision Industry Conference (CIC) kicked off today at the Renaissance Hotel on day one of SEMA.
The meeting began with remarks by CIC Chairman, Guy Bargnes and a presentation from the Collision …

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FAQ’s

Oct 31, 2017

Many of our potential customers have the same questions.  Technicians need to know what they will need on location, what type of scans the AirPro will complete and how it will stay charged.    We always have someone available to answer …

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Repairer Driven News 10.2.2017- Texas auto body shop owes $31.5M for incorrect repair tied to fiery crash

Oct 02, 2017

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Texas auto body shop owes $31.5M for incorrect repair tied to fiery crash

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]By John Huetter on October 2, 2017
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Subaru: Pre- and post-repair scan all vehicles since 2004 model year

Jul 28, 2017

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Subaru: Pre- and post-repair scan all vehicles since 2004 model year
By Repairer Driven News on July 28, 2017
Subaru this month released a position statement advising collision repairers to scan before and after a repair all vehicles dating back to the …

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Collision Repair Mag-5-29-17- CCIF event highlights aftermarket scan tool capabilities

Jun 06, 2017

Toronto, Ontario — March 29, 2017 — The OEM-specific scan tools may deliver the best results, but the cost of lining them all up may be more than most shops would like. According to Michel Julien, founder of TeamXTremeTech, the …

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Repairer Driven News 5.2.2017- CIECA to add support for scanning documentation in BMS data standard

May 03, 2017

CIECA to add support for scanning documentation in BMS data standard
By John Huetter on May 2, 2017
In another sign of the necessity of vehicle diagnostics in modern auto body repair, CIECA announced Monday a “fast-tracked” plan to allow the transmission of scanning results …

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Repairer Driven News 3.24.2017 CCC’s 2017 ‘Crash Course’ offers look at scan, calibration pricing

Mar 24, 2017

CCC’s 2017 ‘Crash Course’ offers look at scan, calibration pricing
By John Huetter on March 24, 2017
The realization that vehicle diagnostics needed to be a regular part of collision repairs shook up the auto body and insurance world in …

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