Mike Croker, global repair and training production manager, collision, for Chief Automotive Technologies, delivers four tips to make sure a technician is properly prepared to conduct a weld in today’s industry.
LiDAR technology on self-driving vehicles requires a certain amount of light reflected back to their sensors in order to detect surrounding objects. And your paint department can compromise that light. Here’s how LiDAR technology and paint interact on autonomous vehicles.
An intense focus on continuous improvement and reflecting on successes and failures has been a critical component of D-Patrick’s evolution from one 4,500-square-foot location that worked on 10 cars per month and $350,000 in yearly sales, to four locations that pull in nearly $10 million in annual revenue.
As vehicle design rapidly advances—and consumer loyalty wavers—automakers are reconsidering their relationship with collision repair. It begs the question: Is this the start of the dealership auto body shop’s NEW GOLDEN AGE?