• Collision Repair Jargon

    Collision Repair Jargon

    Are you having trouble following the work that needs to be done after an accident? Do you feel like your insurance agent is speaking another language? Here are some of the most common terms used by the collision repair industry and what they mean. Parts and Repairs OEM: This stands for “Original Equipment Manufacturer.” These

  • Wiring: An Increasingly Critical and Complex Component in Collision Repair

    Wiring: An Increasingly Critical and Complex Component in Collision Repair

    In the 1960s, the wiring harness for a typical car just needed to power the lights and horn, so it only weighed around 10 lbs. Today, a luxury vehicle with all the modern convenience and safety features along with electronic control systems for the engine and drive system has a wiring harness that can weigh

  • Keeping Up with ADAS in Collision Repair

    Keeping Up with ADAS in Collision Repair

    It may be a few years before we have autonomous cars, but self-driving technology is making its way into cars to improve safety and drivability. These Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) include features like lane-keep assist, collision mitigation, blind spot detection, adaptive cruise control and automatic braking. While they can do a lot to help

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