Gilded Guidelines: CIC approves new ‘golden rule’ concerning data rights

Cleveland, Ohio — The U.S.-based Collision Industry Conference has decided on a new “golden rule” by which the organization will operate following the organization’s meeting on Thursday. The rule aims to help collision repairers and other third-party sources get better access to data from application providers. The rule states, “Application providers should allow end-users unfettered […]

‘Til Next Time: CCIF Vancouver cancelled due to unpredictability around COVID-19

Vancouver, British Columbia — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has now officially cancelled its in-person Vancouver event slated for September 23 and 24, 2021.  Paul Prochilo, CCIF chairman, says that it’s disappointing that they have to cancel this year, but they are looking forward to planning next year’s event.   “Despite a slow start, […]

Back to Reality: CIC April meeting to be in-person/virtual hybrid

Pheonix, Arizona — The Collision Industry Conference (CIC) will be hosting its first in-person meeting in more than a year this April 20 and 21, though attendees do have the option of registering for the sessions virtually. The CIC said the April meeting would discuss supplemental restraint system inspections, calibrations and electric vehicles. “The agenda […]