As a result of extended stay-at-home orders in many states and the global coronavirus pandemic, there's been a shift in the electric vehicle market. The debate lately is on whether electric vehicle sales will decrease as a result of cheaper fuels or increase as people start seeing the ramifications of carbon emissions.
Along with disruptions in the electric vehicle market, ADAPT has been closely following how automakers are responding with announcements on advanced vehicle technology. BMW, for example, committed to producing more electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.
The auto industry is closer and closer to what some call its heyday: the connected car changing how shops repair a vehicle. To prepare for the future of cars with ADAS calibrations and diagnostic repairs, shops need to think ahead in terms of space and equipment.
In the realm of connected vehicles, there are three federal pilot programs that have been in the works for years and are now operating on the streets.
We’ve all been hearing a lot about the application of AI computer vision solutions in auto claims. But when it comes down to actually getting involved, how should insurance carriers pick the best partner? Body shops and repair shops might be facing the same conundrum.