Three Million Served: Mitchell Diagnostics surpasses three million total scans

San Diego, California ⁠— Mitchell announced earlier this week that its Mitchell Diagnostics platform has exceeded three million total scans.  First introduced in 2017, Mitchell Diagnostics surpassed one million scans in 2019, two million in 2020, followed by 3.2 million in October 2021. Created for today’s complex vehicles, Mitchell says the platform is able to […]

A Qapter Audience: Gore Mutual Insurance to use Solera’s Qapter for damage assessment

Toronto, Ontario — Gore Mutual Insurance broke ground on Tuesday as the first Canadian insurer to partner with Solera Audatex to use the company’s Qapter Estimating Platform for use in insurance claims procedure. Joining a number of insurance companies operating around the world, Gore Mutual is the first Canadian insurer to utilize Qapter to assess […]

Keeping it Official: asTech to provide OEM tool reports starting in October

Toronto, Ontario — Repairify Inc. subsidiary, asTech, broke new ground on Thursday as it announced itself the first diagnostic scan tool developer to provide official OEM tool reports using the company’s service, starting in October. “We listen to our customers. We are committed to providing excellent service to continually enhance our products and services,” said […]

MOTORing Ahead: AUTEL partners with MOTOR for access to repair database

Toronto, Ontario — Automotive diagnostics developers AUTEL have announced a partnership with MOTOR to incorporate its repair database into AUTEL’s products. MOTOR’s repair database is now available on the AUTEL MaxiSYS Ultra, MS919 and MS909 advanced diagnostics tablets. This partnership will give technicians access to comprehensive repair data, including color-coded wiring diagrams, detailed diagnostic trouble […]

Magnum Opus: Opus IVS surpasses one million collision safety scans

Toronto, Ontario — Opus IVS has announced that the company has surpassed its one millionth collision safety scan, and expects to blow by that second million by the end of 2022. “Reaching our millionth scan was accelerated by Opus IVS’s technology focus allowing us to bring wide coverage for OEM scanning combined by fast, easy […]

Data Dilemma: Mitchell 1, Snap-on file lawsuit against Autel

Note: A previous version of this article mistakenly accredited the pending lawsuit to Toronto, Ontario — Trouble is brewing in the world of diagnostics as Mitchell 1 and Snap-on launch a lawsuit against Autel. The lawsuit, which has yet to be proven in court, alleges Autel stole information from Snap-on and Mitchell 1. “Autel competes […]

It’s Not Just About DTC’s!

You will not want to miss this exciting session with Jake Rodenroth of asTech and Mike Anderson of Collision Advice! Bring your questions – this promises to be an exciting interactive session with these incredible industry professionals. In this session it is not just about diagnostic trouble codes (DTC’s), Mike and Jake will share with attendees WHY you […]

A Mandatory Move: Pre- and post-scans not optional, reminds BMW

Toronto, Ontario — BMW Collision Program Manager Jonathan Inzano is reminding collision repairers that pre- and post-scans are no longer an option with today’s modern vehicles. “Before and after any collision repair there must be a pre- and post-scan,” said Inzano, during a Thursday Guild 21 webinar. “This is likely common knowledge already, but imagine […]