Volkswagen is recalling 766,000 vehicles of its core passenger car brand worldwide for a software update to their braking control systems, Reuters reported. The braking control system may not function properly in certain driving conditions, such as when the driver over-steers, under-steers or slams on the brakes, a spokesman said. The car maker is recalling 288,000 VW-brand […]
The legislature adjourned the 2017 “long” session at 2:00 a.m. Friday morning, wrapping up an approximate 6-month session that began in late January. A press release from the Senate said it was the “second quickest” long session adjournment since 1973. This week the House and Senate worked long days and late into the evenings in […]
The schedule for ASTE 2017 is now complete and ready for shop owners, technicians & service advisers to register online. Online Registration Open The schedule for ASTE 2017 is now complete and ready for shop owners, technicians & service advisors to register online. This year ASTE will over 20 high quality training seminars with […]
Audatex Panel Repair: DEG Inquiry 10966 inquired about damage to an adjacent panel when replacing a welded on structural component. Please see the DRM section 4-2 Labor exclusions: Replace labor does not include additional labor to repair the replaced panel and or adjacent panels which may become distorted, burned or damaged by welding, drilling, grinding and straightening. […]
The director of a popular collision repair program at Fayetteville Technical Community College has resigned, in part because he says the school became too closely aligned with one company. Paul Gage, who led the program since it started three years ago, left in May 2017. “The college and I had a different view of how […]
According to KPMG report, shifting driving risk to auto manufacturers and adoption of mobility-on-demand will significantly impact insurance business. Autonomous vehicle technology could shrink the auto insurance sector by 71 percent or $137 billion by 2050, according to new research by KPMG, titled The Chaotic Middle: The Autonomous Vehicle and Disruption in Automobile Insurance. KPMG […]
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