The Illinois Supreme Court will notify consumers who were insured by State Farm and had non-OEM crash parts installed on or specified for their vehicle between July 28, 1987 and Feb. 24, 1998, that a class action lawsuit may affect their rights.
The AutoSens Conference is currently running through Thursday at the Michigan Science Center. Experts are presenting on robotics, computer vision, automotive electronics, digital imaging and functional safety.
In this video, the Auto Body Association of Rhode Island and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America debate a proposed Rhode Island bill that would increase the time frame and extend restriction on the use of non-OEM parts to any part damaged in a collision to 48 months.
The world's first electrified road launched in Stockholm formed a nation-wide map for expanding the electric rail. The road works through energy transferred from the rail via moveable arm on the bottom of a vehicle
A partnership between Chief and I-CAR—aka Chief University—aims to help shops reinvest funds that would otherwise go to application fees into sending technicians to training courses or purchasing new equipment.
Assured Performance Network will provide a special OEM certification initiative and services to CARSTAR locations. The new initiative uses Assured Performance tools and resources for CARSTAR owners to accelerate adoption and compliance to OEM certification requirements.
On Monday, Fiat Chrysler and Cummins Inc. were hit with an amended class-action lawsuit stating the companies colluded to develop and conceal no less than two emissions-cheating defeat devices used in pickups.
The EksoVest—a non-powered, linkage driven and gas spring actuated upper body exoskeleton—is currently being used by technicians on the Ford assembly line, but has also been demoed in a body shop. The technology could provide career longevity for techs.
Researchers at MIT have developed a new system that allows self-driving cars to navigate on roads without 3-D maps. The system combines GPS data found on Google Maps with a series of sensors that observe road conditions.