Last month, General Motors updated its post-collision inspection requirements, now only requiring a repairer to inspect a vehicle following "any collision that exceeds minor outer body panel cosmetic distortion."
Jake Rodenroth, director of industry relations for asTech, joins Digital Multimedia Editor Noah Brown to discuss advancements in ADAS tech and how the auto racing community has become an important testing ground for those developments.
Stellantis announces a fully electric Ram, AV startup Halo plans to bring a driverless car service to Las Vegas, and GM invests $71 million into a new Pasadena design center. Digital Multimedia Editor Noah Brown gives a recap of the headlines from this past week's news in the latest edition of the ADAPT News Roundup.
Kurt Wyman, an executive with California-based telematics company Teletrac Navman, joins Digital Multimedia Editor Noah Brown to talk about the growing trend of telematics technology. Check out the full episode for a discussion on how telematics developments in the commercial fleet world are affecting the larger automotive industry.
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.
Though the long-term promises of ADAS technology are appealing, the short-term question of how to adequately repair ADAS-equipped vehicles before the tech becomes more standardized is leaving repair shops scrambling.