SEMA/RDE Presentations2022-09-26T15:46:47-04:00

SEMA/RDE Presentations

The Takata Effect – How Recall Notification is Evolving – Wayne Mitchell

  The Takata airbag recall has affected 41 million vehicles in the US, and 56 million airbags. Manufacturers are actively seeking solutions to update and evolve the notification process. Opportunity exists for collision [...]

July 30th, 2020|

Connected Cars and Shops – The Future of the Collision Industry – Fred Iantorno

Fred Iantorno of Verifacts offers insight into how vehicles are already starting to get connected. From communicating with the infrastructure and traffic information to engaging with other vehicles, technology is rapidly advancing. Connected [...]

July 17th, 2020|

How to Grow Your Own Technicians During a Shortage of Help – Kyle Holt

The technician shortage is real, and represents the greatest crisis facing the automotive industry. Kyle Holt, president of S/P2, ( shares his insights on how to gain a sustainable, competitive advantage by growing [...]

July 10th, 2020|

That’s Not a “Cost of Doing Business” – Using GAAP to Identify Direct Costs vs Overhead – Tim Ronak

The collision industry is in conflict over which procedures are considered a “cost of doing business” and which are a “direct cost of the repair.” Tim Ronak addresses the rapid changes in new [...]

July 2nd, 2020|

The real world, overlaid with digital information – Mario Dimovski | Tradiebot

How augmented reality technology could change the industry with repair information at your fingertips. Mario Dimovski, CEO of Tradiebot walks offers insight into new software, that employs Augmented Reality to help technicians perform [...]

June 22nd, 2020|

For those willing to change, and change rapidly, the future is very bright – Doug Kelly | asTech

“If you think you can wake up tomorrow, and do what you’ve been doing, and stay in business the next 5-10 years, I hate to say it but you’re sorely mistaken” shared Doug [...]

June 12th, 2020|


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