EV/AV Report: Flying cars and smarter streets

Toronto, Ontario — A provincial government reconsiders a policy that may discriminate against single parents, a member of the Forbes Technology Council warns that roads need to be updated for the arrival of AVs, and a flying car startup announces its metaphorical farewell flight. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Devil in the […]

AV Clarity: CIECA to host webinar on autonomous vehicles, fact vs. fiction

Toronto, Ontario — Whether you see them as the future of transit and mobility, or the cruel grey dawn of The Singularity, CIECA will be separating the facts from the fiction when it comes to autonomous vehicles during its upcoming webinar. Host Tara Andringa, executive director of the Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE), will […]

Think Tank: CIECA forms standards development committee for artificial intelligence

North Carolina, United States — CIECA announced on Friday that it will be forming a new standards development committee to focus on artificial intelligence while putting out an open call for all industry members to join. “The CIECA Emerging Technologies has been looking into the impacts of emerging technologies on the collision industry and one […]

A Certain Proposal: Nissan partners with Canadian AI analytics firm to predict part defects, potential repairs

Toronto, Ontario — Artificial Intelligence is the way of the future–and we don’t mean robots. Canadian Industrial A.I. company utilizes machine learning, and testing algorithms to predict possible maintenance issues before they potentially escalate into expensive repairs. In a 2019 interview with Collision Repair magazine, CEO Greta Cutulenco explained the importance of Acerta’s services. “I […]

A.I.s on the Prize: Mitchell demonstrates automated claims solution at Tractable Vision Summit

London, United Kingdom — In a meeting of great minds in the world of collision claims processing, Mitchell took part in a demonstration of the company’s end-to-end claims automation solution for attendees of Tractable’s Vision Summit in London, U.K. Representatives from Mitchell were able to demonstrate how North American carriers can use Mitchell Intelligent Estimating with […]

Intelligent Integration: Volvo offering AI inspection tech to U.S. east coast dealers

Washington, D.C. — Volvo dealerships on the U.S.’s east coast are due for a major equipment upgrade as the Swedish automaker announced that artificial intelligence vehicle inspection tech will be provided to Volvo dealers in the region. The company says the goal behind this decision is to equip U.S. retailers with Israel-based UVeye’s AI vehicle […]

Cognizant Claims: CCC sees 19 percent revenue growth, driven by AI deployment

Chicago, Illinois ⁠— CCC Intelligent Solutions announced its fourth quarter and fiscal year financial results on Tuesday, sharing the tech provider saw 19 percent adjusted revenue growth in 2021, a feat it says was driven by the increased deploying of artificial intelligence (AI) in insurance claims. The company said it processed nine million unique claims […]

Supply Seer: Martinrea joins partnership to develop ‘supply chain resiliency platform’

Toronto, Ontario — In what looks kind of like “Minority Report” for the auto industry, Vaughan, Ont.-based auto parts manufacturer, Martinrea International has joined forces with Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) to develop a “supply chain resiliency platform” to predict and inform manufacturers, and in turn, the industry, of potential disruptions. This announcement comes alongside […]

Glare Be Gone: Bosch demos ‘virtual visor’ tech at CES

Las Vegas, Nevada ⁠— At CES 2020, Bosch unveiled its new ‘virtual visor’ tech, a virtual sun visor concept for drivers consisting of a very slim and transparent LED display designed to reduce glares from sunlight or headlights. At this year’s CES, the company shared how its virtual visor tech syncs with Bosch’s Advanced Driving […]