Automation Station: Pro Spot demonstrates AI-driven welders, sanders at SEMA 2022

Las Vegas, Nevada — Pro Spot has always been a company keenly focused on the future, says founder Ron Olsson. This was obvious from the company’s booth at SEMA this year, which featured a host of artificial intelligence (AI) driven collision repair equipment. Check out what Olsson had to say about the company’s future focus.

Add-Ons and Accoutrements: Average Ford Bronco owner spends $1,700 on OEM accessories

Michigan, United States – Ford retailers have sold over one million units in Bronco accessories, with the math suggesting that the average Bronco owner spent $1,700 on these additions. While the average owner of the smaller Bronco Sport spent $800 on factory-backed accessories, most Ford Bronco owners spent around $1,700 instead. Why Ford accessories in […]

Mega Headaches: Volvo eyes Tesla-style megacasts for next-gen vehicles

Stockholm, Sweden — Volvo cars hopes its future use of aluminum megacastings for automotive body parts will boost the automaker’s ability to reach sustainability targets. Over the next few years, the Swedish automaker is investing 10 billion crowns  ($1.1 billion) to its Torslanda plant⁠—the automaker’s largest and oldest facility⁠—to prepare the site for the production […]

Manheim UVVI: used vehicle prices slumps after hurricaines pass

Jonathon Smoke of Cox Automotive. He joined the company as chief economist in April 2017.

Atlanta, Georgia — January 10, 2018 — Used vehicles prices have softened in the wake fierce hurricane season. The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index—which accounts for wholesale pieces adjusted for mix, mileage and season—came to a reading of 132.0 last December. While a 5.6 pointover last year, is also marks the lowest levels seen since […]