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.
Most EVs won't qualify for a revised EV tax credit, California's DMV has filed complaints against Tesla's advanced driver assistance systems, and an EV subscription services orders $1.2 billion in EVs.
Mike Mertes, Learning Innovation and Technology Manager at I-CAR, joins the show to give a sneak peak of some of the topics he will discuss at the ADAPT Summit, including the fascinating world of virtual reality and how it relates to the automotive aftermarket.