June 24, 2020—From long-term industry changes to small details that technicians face, FenderBender sister brand ADAPT has you covered on tech topics.
One glaring blind spot in ADAS development is the lack of warning signals when the system malfunctions. Overseas, one insurer is calling for an indicator that could help occupants more safely identify issues.
On the long-term scale, telematics is a new iteration of technologies like the OBD-II port. Now it's a wireless frontier. Read up on the history of this technology and how companies are managing the data.
As the source in this story put it, software updates allow for vehicles to have new capabilities with each model year. That wasn't always the case. To understand how vehicles are evolving more rapidly, you must realize this key change in tech.
As shops get more proficient in ADAS calibration, they're writing the procedures of proper repair in many cases. Read why documentation is critical for the benefit of both the shop and the customer.