FenderBender caught up with longtime collision repair industry consultant Bill Sefcek, the president of Stan Mitchell Enterprises, regarding the value of shops attaining OEM certifications. Sefcek feels the certifications can help shops build rock-solid reputations.
Consumers bought about 2.1 percent more vehicles for the month than a year earlier, according to Cox Automotive analysts. The stronger-than-expected first half caused Cox Automotive to increase its full-year sales forecast from 16.7 million vehicles to 16.8 million.
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to start selling U.S. vehicles that can talk to each other using short-range wireless technology in 2021, the Japanese automaker said on Monday, reported the Insurance Journal.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) US hosted the second Advancing Safety Through Data conference on Nov. 2, providing an opportunity for 17 major global automakers, including FCA US, to discuss, learn about and share current approaches on proactively and systematically analyzing data.