While electric vehicle and autonomous vehicle companies find solutions to work remotely during the coronavirus pandemic, FenderBender sister brand ADAPT explored how shops can use car data effectively.
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.
The amendment requires that the DOT convene a federal advisory committee to provide recommendations to Congress “with respect to the ownership of, control of, or access to, information or data that vehicles collect, generate, record, or store in an electronic form that is retrieved from a highly automated vehicle or automated driving system.”
As connected car technology continues to sweep the automotive industry, access to OEM data is becoming more and more readily available. Dealerships and MSOs are well aware and taking advantage—and, luckily, independent collision repair shops can, too. Here’s what you need to know about the growing relationship between app developers and OEMs, and how it’s improving shops’ ability to digitally connect with drivers for service.