Satisfying Seams: Collision expert weighs in on seam sealing at SEMA education session

John O'Neill, head of collision at Henkel Adhesives' subsidiary Teroson, spoke during a Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Repairer ...

2022-11-29T17:30:29-05:00November 29th, 2022|SCRS News Feed|

Labor rate bill fails in Mass., but supporters hope for passage in new session

Although a bill that would have forced insurers to raise Massachusetts’ lowest-in-the-nation auto body labor rate failed to make it into law this year, supporters are expecting the issue to be brought up again in [...]

2022-11-29T07:32:04-05:00November 29th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

N.H. high court rules in favor of body shop seeking State Farm payment for OEM repair procedures

A New Hampshire auto body shop owner has won a state Supreme Court case against State Farm in which the carrier refused to pay any costs in excess of its own estimate, including for proper [...]

2022-11-29T07:31:33-05:00November 29th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

Survey finds 53% of Americans prefer gasoline-powered vehicles to EVs

Slightly more than half of Americans surveyed would prefer a gasoline-powered vehicle over an otherwise identical electric vehicle (EV) at the same price, according to research recently published by Australian car insurance comparison site Compare [...]

2022-11-29T07:30:31-05:00November 29th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

Use of its AI-powered estimating system ‘still at a tiny fraction of the potential,’ CCC tells investors

CCC Intelligent Solutions now has 14 clients for its AI-based estimating system, Estimate-STP, including seven of the 10 largest insurers, but volume levels are “still at a tiny fraction of the potential,” CEO Githesh Ramamurthy [...]

2022-11-28T08:30:30-05:00November 28th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

Ask about post-repair ADAS calibrations, Boston Globe advises consumers

The Boston Globe has published an article advising consumers to make certain that their vehicles’ advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) components have been calibrated after repair, warning that many shops skip this “vital safety step.” [...]

2022-11-28T07:31:31-05:00November 28th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

Stellantis jump-starts AV future with acquisition of AI & autonomous driving startup

Stellantis has acquired advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous driving software developer, aiMotive, to expand the automaker’s global talent pool and boost the mid-term development of the all-new STLA AutoDrive platform. The STLA AutoDrive Platform, [...]

2022-11-28T07:30:29-05:00November 28th, 2022|RDN News Feed|

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