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May 29, 2019

What Will the Collision Landscape Look Like in 10 Years?

What will the automotive collision landscape look like in the future? Hit the link for an in-depth look!
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March 20, 2019

VW: Mixed-steel design requires considering heat, anchoring

VW: Mixed-steel design requires considering heat, anchoring; collision repair moving to “almost a section and replace-only environment."
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January 15, 2019

Ford: Follow OEM repair procedures

The fall 2018 edition of Ford's On Target newsletter explains why an OEM might want collision repairers to rivet-bond their aluminum parts with a combination of a fastener and adhesive rather than pull out a welder.
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August 27, 2018

GM Position Statement on OEM Parts on Vehicles with ADAS

Bumper/Fascia Replacement with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) June 2018 General Motors  DOES  NOT  APPROVE  the  use  of  aftermarket,  reconditioned,  or  salvage Bumpers/Fascias on GM vehicles equipped with ADAS, according to a recent position statement released by GM.   Aftermarket, reconditioned or salvage Bumpers/Fascias may have different material specifications than what was designed, tested and validated for use with ADAS, according to the statement.

 General Motors (GM) vehicles, systems and components are engineered, tested and manufactured to protect vehicle occupants based upon both government mandated and internal corporate requirements relative to [...]

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