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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Automated Integrity: Audi to use AI to verify weld quality in high-volume production

Toronto, Ontario — Audi is taking new steps to further streamline its production process, announcing that artificial intelligence will be used to guarantee weld quality for high-volume production at its Neckarsulm, Germany facility. According to Audi, about 5,300 spot welds are used to join the parts that comprise the body of an Audi A6. In […]

The Gecko Gets Thinkin’: GEICO to use Tractable AI in estimates

Maryland, U.S. ⁠— Geico⁠—the no. 2 auto insurer in the United States⁠—will use Tractable AI Review photo estimating to re-check estimates, according to a press release from Tractable. “GEICO customers know us for our speed of service and value,” GEICO CEO Todd Combs said in a statement Wednesday. “Tractable’s artificial intelligence solution delivers both, helping […]