Industry News

11December

Continental: 5th-generation ADAS radar continues ‘auto-alignment’ feature

Source: Repairer Driven News By John Huetter Continental recently promoted the fifth-generation of its automotive radar system, describing it as offering more precise object detection and greater vehicle ADAS capability but also greater flexibility for OEM engineers designing vehicles. We’ll get into that in a second. But given some of the discussion in the collision …

03December

AV Report: GM to launch self-driving cars by 2019; Velodyne launches new LiDAR sensor for driverless cars

Source: Collision Repair magazine By Jeff Sanford Velodyne is launching the VLS-128, a high-tech sensor for driverless cars. Toronto, Ontario — December 3, 2017 — In this week’s Autonomous Report, General Motors makes a big announcement, the most popular LiDAR unit, a delay in the Uber/Waymo trial, and much, much more! General Motors held its …

20November

Glazing For Automotive Market Is Predicted To Grow At A CAGR Of 16 % By 2022

Source: Empowerednews.Net By Vivian Dsena Market Scenario: Glazing for automotive is the process of strengthening the glass used in automotive by very fast blast cooling. The speed of cooling can range from 600 to 300° C in a few seconds. Glazing is the process of manufacturing laminated glass for use in automotive. The growth of …

16November

Pfaff Open House: Telematics to change collision repair industry

Source: Collision Repair magazine By Tom Davis A host of industry stakeholders attended the Pfaff Autoworks Open House, which aims to encourage greater dialogue between repairers, insurers and OEMs. Vaughan, Ontario — November 16, 2017 — Telematics will completely change the way collision repairers operate their business. That’s the claim of industry stalwart Mike Anderson …

06November

Industry disruptors: How technology will change the collision repair sector

Source: Collision Repair magazine Ottawa, Ontario — November 6, 2017 — AIA Canada has released a report on industry disruptors, focusing on new mobility and how technology might change the automotive aftermarket. People need to be more informed about the potential threats and opportunities that might arise from the new technologies that are on the …