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Vehicle diagnostics: A step-by-step guide with expert insights on mastering ADAS tech recalibration

Dec. 5, 2023
As vehicles become more complex and interconnected, the ability to perform accurate and thorough diagnostic scans will remain a cornerstone of effective maintenance and repair...
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Service Repair

The repair information system – A mandatory tool for success

Dec. 4, 2023
You shouldn’t even consider fixing one of today’s cars without the proper repair information. It could lead to undesirable results.
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ADAS calibration

What you need to know to calibrate ADAS-equipped vehicles

Sept. 1, 2023
If the fruit is ripe for picking, why not pick it? Said another way, why wouldn’t you add a new revenue stream to your shop?
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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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Figure 1- ADAS systems feature automatic braking that rely on brake pads with a specific coefficient of friction represented by the letters “Mu” or “μ.” If aftermarket pads are installed with less or more Mu than that of OE, the ADAS system may not function as designed.

How brake pad friction affects ADAS

July 3, 2023
Using the wrong type of replacement pads on an ADAS-equipped vehicle could have far-reaching consequences.
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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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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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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...

When to expand your shop services into ADAS

Feb. 15, 2023
Entering the space of ADAS calibration doesn't need to be scary; shop owners can manage this by taking small steps that make sense for their shop instead of a giant leap.
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Proper tire health analysis

Dec. 9, 2022
When it comes to tires, safety should always be the number-one priority. Having sufficient life left in the tread is only the minimal criterion for safety; there is more to it...
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Whether or not a technician can service the ADAS itself is the difference between making an additional service sale or having to outsource to another shop and losing that revenue.

The future is now: The importance of ADAS service training for vehicle repairs

Nov. 28, 2022
Nearly every new vehicle being manufactured and sold today has at least one form of ADAS or another. It’s time for technicians and shop owners to acknowledge that the future is...
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Collision Repair

AAA finds serious limitations of Automatic Emergency Braking

In testing the latest latest generation of AEB, AAA found it struggled with higher speeds and failed to detect moving vehicles in its path at intersections.
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Few vehicles excel in new nighttime test of pedestrian autobrake

New safety test aims to improve nighttime performance of pedestrian crash prevention technology
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Battery and Electrical

ADAS Service: The human side of robot cars

Aug. 12, 2022
If you've already jumped into ADAS (Advanced Driver Assist Systems) service and are experiencing frustration, we’ll help you cut your driving time behind the wheel (for dynamic...