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CCC Says Shortage of Repair Technicians Adding to Pressure on Auto Claim Costs

If a shortage of replacement parts and growing claim severity are not enough to contend with, auto insurers are also coping with a labor shortage among auto repair shops that is driving up claim costs, according to CCC Intelligent Solutions. …

Fast Advances in Technology Adding to Friction Between Insurers and Repairers

Waseem Tarabishi insists that employees at his San Diego-area collision repair shop take the online classes they need to maintain their technical certifications while on the clock so he can make sure they are paying attention. After buying CollisionTech in …

Mercedes Bets on Evolution as Tesla Touts Revolution in Automated Driving

IMMENDINGEN, Germany — As Tesla touts the cutting-edge nature of its new Full Self Driving software, rival Mercedes-Benz says it has developed a similar system but stops short of allowing members of the public to take it on urban roads. …

Business News: J.D. Power, Root and Owlcam, Country Financial and Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Drivers Irked by Nanny Tech Advanced Driver Assistance Systems may have potential to reduce auto insurance claims, but some of them are so annoying that many drivers disable the systems and try to avoid buying them on future vehicle purchases, …

New Auto Safety Technology Leaves Insurers in the Dark

Automakers are accelerating the rollout of technology designed to avoid crashes, but insurance companies are waving a caution flag at consumers eyeing discounts for buying collision-avoiding brakes or automated cruise control. The global market for advanced driver assistance systems, known …

Making Windshields Smarter: Questions on ADAS Calibration

Today’s windshields are poised to start thinking for themselves – but at what cost? When windshields were introduced in the early 1900s, they were not sophisticated devices. In fact, they were optional. Motorists got to choose whether their new car …