Pre and Post Scanning: State of the Debate

Pre and post scanning: state of the debate By Jeff Sanford: Collisionrepairmag.com (ORIGINAL ARTICLE)   Toronto, Ontario — June 28, 2018 —  As the technical complexity of vehicles has blossomed in the era of driver-assist functions pre and post repair scanning has become a hot topic. OEMs have come out with official guidelines about the need…

The Differences Between Scanning and Calibration

The Differences Between Scanning and Calibration   Posted on May 10, 2018 I-CAR: COLLISION REPAIR NEWS Author: Scott VanHulle Scanning vehicles and calibration of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) has been a much-discussed topic throughout the collision repair industry. But what are the differences between the two, and what does it mean for collision repairs?…

New SEMA Research to Guide Your Business Strategies

SEMA News—April 2018 BUSINESS By Mike Imlay Driver-Assist Technologies New SEMA Research to Guide Your Business Strategies SEMA research indicates that the U.S. aftermarket for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and connected vehicle technologies (CVT) can be expected to grow into a $1.5 billion industry within the next five years, even though the emerging segment…

ADAS Sensor Calibration Increases Repair Costs

ADAS Sensor Calibration Increases Repair Costs Automotive Technology Update By AAA Automotive Posted on November 22nd, 2017 Introduction Increasing numbers of new cars are equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Some of the more common ones include forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, blind spot monitoring,…

Honda revises position statement

Honda revises position statement, formally says scan everything since 1996 — and some earlier models By John Huetter on December 15, 2017 Formally confirming something a representative said publicly last year, Honda updated its scanning and calibration position statement to make it clear that even 20-year-old vehicles need to be scanned. The October version of the mandate ought to…

ADAS: Truths and Consequences

ADAS: Truths and Consequences Posted on August 8, 2017 by Jessie Korosec ETI panel shares Advanced Driver Assistance Systems insights, issues and trends Contributed by Bob Chabot The continued evolution of electronic integration into what was once purely mechanical components and/or systems is relevant to equipment and tool manufacturers, service/repair facilities, owners and technicians. In particular,…