Collision Hub News Network CHNN – News For April

Collision Hub News Network episodes provide in-depth coverage from leading industry experts on the news and information needed to stay current in claims and repairs. This episode of CHNN delves into issues currently facing the Collision Repair industry:

  • Allstate Drops To 4th Place
  • Rhode Island To Make OEM Procedures Required
  • General Motors Launches Certified Program
  • Hyundai Issues Position Statements

What’s Wrong With Used Quarter Panels?

The argument that happens all the time in any autobody forum is the debate over the installation of used quarter panels.

In this episode of Repair University LIVE the team tackles the issue of used quarter panels. How can estimators and technicians decipher the panel replacement procedures and make an educated decision on the do’s and don’ts of part usage?

They also discuss the included and not included operations of panel replacement and the additional labour and material expenses associated with using a used quarter panel.

Collision Hub News Network CHNN – News For March

Collision Hub News Network episodes provide in-depth coverage from leading industry experts on the news and information needed to stay current in claims and repairs. This episode of CHNN delves into issues currently facing the Collision Repair industry:

  • Aftermarket Parts Company Challenges Attorney Todd Tracy
  • State Farm Closing Claims Offices
  • Mazda Takes Stand On Scanning
  • Subaru Certified Collision Program

Collision Hub News Network CHNN – News For February

Collision Hub News Network episodes provide in-depth coverage from leading industry experts on the news and information needed to stay current in claims and repairs. This episode of CHNN delves into issues currently facing the Collision Repair industry:

  • General Motors Sued In Accident
  • ADAS Expands Fleet
  • OEM Wheel Design And Safety Features

 

CARSTAR Launches Brand Campaign For U.S. And Canada

This year, CARSTAR North America will launch a new brand campaign across the U.S. and Canada.  A new television spot is titled “It’s Your Car” and will be unveiled in February, airing for the inaugural time during the Winter Olympics across all of Canada.

The commercial shares the story that at CARSTAR, “We care, we are efficient and we are accountable. It’s not just a car. It’s YOUR car.”

Collision Hub News Network CHNN – News For January

Collision Hub News Network episodes provide in-depth coverage from leading industry experts on the news and information needed to stay current in claims and repairs. This episode of CHNN delves into issues currently facing the Collision Repair industry:
-Service King Employee Makes IED
-Progressive Closing Services
-GEICO Wins Lawsuit For Prevailing Rates
-Honda Makes Changes to ProFirst Program

The New Mercedes-Benz A-Class In Las Vegas

The brand-new Mercedes-Benz A-Class was spotted camouflaged in Las Vegas during the CES 2018. Not only its exterior will surprise: The Infotainment System MBUX which was revealed at the CES will hit the market in the new A-Class in February.

MBUX is used in the entire new compact car generation from Mercedes-Benz and will enter series production in spring 2018 in the new A-Class. Its highlight is the comprehensive touch operation concept – the combination of a touchscreen, touchpad on the centre console and Touch-Control Buttons in the steering wheel.

Future Traditions: A Christmas Film By Mercedes-Benz

Driving home for Christmas this year? In other words, are you all set for a spot of tuneless carol-singing with the family, last-minute present-buying stress and enough chocolate to sink a ship? Yes, Christmas traditions can be quite challenging. But look outside and you’ll see that our world is spinning faster than ever, so isn’t it nice to know that some things stay the same?

Mercedes-Benz and EQ show Christmas isn’t the only thing just around the corner. The future is too – with a fascinating vision in which all-electric, autonomously driving EQ models, Volocopters and drones prove that, together, we can change some things for the better. Some people can’t get enough of Christmas. Others can. But Mercedes-Benz and EQ still wish you Happy Holidays.

Collision Hub News Network CHNN – News For November

Collision Hub News Network episodes provide in-depth coverage from leading industry experts on the news and information needed to stay current in claims and repairs. This episode of CHNN delves into issues currently facing the Collision Repair industry:
-Texas Verdict Is In But What Does It Mean
-Crash Testing Will Change Repair Procedures
-I-CAR Goes 360 With Honda
-Repairers Still Not Following OE Procedures