Jack Perea, owner of Superior Replacement in Riverside, Calif., officially opened the new location of his shop—which now includes more than 12,000 extra square feet in order to perform ADAS calibrations.
Ben Johnson, director of product management for Mitchell 1, participated in a discussion titled, “How Can Suppliers Help the Repair Community Service ADAS?,” during the AASA Technology Council (ATC) spring meeting.
Mitchell 1 announced the latest enhancement to the ProDemand auto repair information software with the addition of a new feature that streamlines the delivery of the information that technicians need to diagnose, calibrate and repair Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) functionality in today’s high-tech vehicles.
The new feature streamlines the delivery of the information that technicians need to diagnose, calibrate and repair Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) functionality in today’s high-tech vehicles.
The penetration rate of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) is expected to grow strongly over the next decade, driven mainly by government regulations and increasing consumer awareness. Europe and U.S. NCAP mandates that all new cars must be equipped with Autonomous Emergency Breaking (AEB) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW) systems.
AAPEX 2018 has lined up leading experts of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) to discuss the growing number of technologies and products that can be installed on millions of vehicles that will significantly increase safety functionality.
The Auto Care Association today announced the promotion of Joe Register to vice president, emerging technologies, where the company said he will be instrumental in changing the association’s profile in setting vehicle technology standards.
Not only will shop need to learn to explain advanced driver-assist systems to customers, but technicians must understand how to repair the ever-changing technology within vehicles. If not, they’ll put drivers everywhere in danger.
The videos, for consumers and auto service shops, explain the purpose and function of driver-assist systems—such as adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and brake assist—and the importance of proper mechanical and safety system alignment.
Bosch forecasts that sales at its Mobility Solutions division, which makes sophisticated safety systems as well as autonomous car components, would grow around 7 percent this year, benefiting from a broader push to make vehicles more intelligent.