From the Archives: 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.
From the Archives: 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.
Darrell Amberson and Jason Zeise of LaMettry's Collision join the show to talk about the evolution of the conversation surrounding vehicle technology and how to keep customer data safe while working on high-tech repairs.
Schwartz Advisors Partner Mike Buzzard joins the show to talk about the various challenges facing the automotive aftermarket, as well as how he plans to kick off the ADAPT Summit with his opening keynote presentation.
A new proposal would set aggressive EV targets for California, supporters of the Maine Right to Repair Coalition are seeking a statewide referendum, and the NHTSA is requesting more information for an investigation into Tesla.
Chevrolet unveils its first-ever all-electric police cruiser, Ford expects EV materials costs to remain high for quite some time, and Volvo and Starbucks partner to install EV chargers at 15 coffee shops.
ACA President Bill Hanvey explains how shops can educate themselves and their customers on the ongoing Right to Repair issue, as well as previewing some of the topics that will be addressed at this year's ADAPT Summit.
A proposed bill could help rejuvenate the federal EV tax credit program, three states join Michigan in an effort to electrify Lake Michigan's roadways, and GM expands the reach of its Super Cruise technology.
A motorcyclist is killed by a Tesla driving in Autopilot, Hyundai secures $1.8 billion from Georgia for an EV facility, and GM says it has enough battery contracts to make 1 million EVs annually by the end of 2025.