Collision? Click: FNOL app Retyrn joins CIECA, standards to be updated into app

Toronto, Ontario — CIECA is excited to welcome it’s newest member, Retyrn, to it’s ranks, according to a press release from Tuesday. A consumer-facing accident reporting company based in Palo Alto, CA, Retyrn was established in 2019 to develop a mobile app that allows consumers to report a First Notice of Loss (FNOL) and is […]

Industry Partners: Tractable and Mitchell offer a solution for Al vehicle repair estimating

New York City, New York — Today, Tractable and Mitchell announce a new partnership allowing North American insurers to produce collision repair estimates automatically from photos.  “By bringing our AI expertise together with Mitchell’s comprehensive North American data, we can bring AI automation to more of the North American market that we could reach independently. […]

Justin Klug of OnStar to present on ADAS, claims process at MSO Symposium

Justin Klug of GM's OnStar will present on “Redefining the Diagnostic and Claims Processes” at the 2017 MSO Symposium.

Chicago, Illinois — July 9, 2017 — The introduction of automated driver assistance systems (ADAS) has revolutionized vehicles and the repair process. According to Justin Klug, this also means opportunities for the automotive industry to improve the vehicle owners’ experience. Klug is with the Emerging Business Group for GM’s OnStar service. He will present at […]

New development leverages airbag tech for accurate crash notification

CalAmp says its Instant Crash Notification provides users with immediate notification of a collision, as well as extensive reporting of crash data.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — October 20, 2016 — It’s pretty much a given that the sooner the insurer and repairer are informed of an accident, the faster they can take action. This is where CalAmp’s new product, Instant Crash Notification, comes in. Instant Crash Notification is the first of the company’s proprietary, patented […]

CCIF reports progress on standardized First Notice of Loss

Larry Jefferies, past Chairman of CCIF, updated attendees at the latest meeting in Vaughan on current progress to standardize First Notice of Loss assignments.

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — February 2, 2016 — A standardized First Notice of Loss (FNOL) could be of benefit to both repairers and insurers, streamlining a portion of the pre-repair claims process. Thanks to the ongoing efforts of the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF), the industry is closer to realizing these benefits than […]

CCIF First Notice of Loss assignment achieves major milestone

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Ottawa, Ontario — November 25, 2015 — Throughout 2015, the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has led the first ever collaborative project of auto insurers and repairers focused on advances for the industry and consumers. The initiative will streamline a portion of the pre-repair claim process to improve customer experience and industry productivity. With a […]