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The business of ADAS

Aug. 8, 2023
Unlike collision repair, performance benchmarks and guidance are not readily available for the ADAS business. Darrell Amberson shares some wisdom he's gleaned after starting a...
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How alignment angles affect ADAS

Aug. 7, 2023
Just one degree of misalignment can cause the average-sized vehicle with lane departure warning to leave its lane within 180 feet.
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Collision Repair

Burke Porter Group announces new ADAS division for automotive aftermarket

July 19, 2023
Collision repair industry veteran Doug Kelly has been named president and will lead the company's growth and development.
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Collision Repair

Opinion: Proposed AEB regulation is an important step for safety

A regulation proposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will help ensure that important improvements in automatic emergency braking (AEB) technology...
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The choices we make: Scan tool deals versus embedded technology for collision shop success

June 5, 2023
The equipment needed to properly and safely repair today’s cars and light trucks needs to be more than a glorified 'code-reader.'
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TST presents: 'ADAS awareness for techs and service consultants'

May 18, 2023 - May 18, 2023
Join instructor Scott Brown today for this TST LIVE Webinar. Get registered now!
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Lidar: A game-changer in the future of self-driving automobiles

May 1, 2023
The global automotive sector has been making phenomenal strides of late, with the deployment of light detection and ranging (lidar) sensors being one of the profitable inventions...
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ABRN readers still concerned about ROI, space required for ADAS calibrations

April 10, 2023
Survey finds more readers are taking on in-house calibrations and relying less on dealerships, but questions remain for some about feasibility of doing it themselves
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The Honda Accord has a standalone sensor in the lower grille.

Plastic repair and ADAS – They're not mutually exclusive!

April 4, 2023
A bit of education is all that’s needed to dispel some of the fear and trepidation around the relationship between plastic repair and ADAS sensors.
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SOS Repair's ADAS bay with the Autel IA800 ADAS Optical Positioning System and ADAS software-equipped MaxiSYS tablet, ready to calibrate a Kia Carnival.

Are you getting your piece of the profitable ADAS pie?

April 3, 2023
Unlike previous model years, now every car and light truck coming off the assembly line has some form of ADAS. It’s not going away.
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As ADAS features are integrated into vehicles, once simple repairs demand increased precision and focused training for the technician to properly service vehicles to ensure the ADAS systems work as designed.

The future is now: examining the use of ADAS in electric vehicles 

April 3, 2023
Technicians must properly service vehicles with ADAS capabilities so they do not create more risk for motorists.
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Ensuring vehicle crash avoidance technology is properly repaired

Ensuring vehicle crash avoidance technology is properly repaired

March 16, 2023
In a recent survey, IIHS found that owners of vehicles equipped with front crash prevention, blind spot detection or rearview or other visibility-enhancing cameras still had issues...
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Repairify and Autel form exclusive partnership

As part of the agreement, Repairify will integrate its patented global remote diagnostic, calibration, and programming solutions as a new service offering into a revised version...
There are several critical steps that must be performed before any disassembly to identify damage not visible at first glance.
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5 critical steps in blueprinting: the 'who, what, where, why, and how' of the repair

Feb. 23, 2023
Removing parts and looking at a vehicle will not let you see everything that is wrong with the vehicle after a collision. There are several critical steps that must be performed...