NASTF Executive Director Donny Seyfer spoke to ADAPT about when shops should start upgrading their equipment to handle new technologies such as ADAS systems and about shop techs getting the recognition they deserve.
Darrell Amberson and Jason Zeise of LaMettry's Collision join Digital Multimedia Editor Noah Brown to talk about what shops need to do in order to get ahead of the technology curve and how they can make ADAS developments work for them.
Telematics, at its core, is about communication. It seems to make sense, then, that one of the largest conversations surrounding emerging telematics technologies in the collision industry focuses on communication with customers.
As the technology available in vehicles continues to rapidly evolve, the presence of telematic devices, which are designed to gather and share data from a car to optimize every aspect of its production, maintenance and overall lifespan, is becoming increasingly prominent.
Onboard diagnostics systems, such as oil life monitors, are directing drivers to go to the dealership for service. The Automotive Oil Change Association argues that it's worded as a demand rather than a recommendation.