Setting the Table: Changes to colour blending coming to MOTOR GTE in Oct.

Toronto, Ontario — United States-based repair data firm, MOTOR Information Systems, announced April 28 that colour blending of adjacent panels within the MOTOR Guide to Estimating (GTE) will now use the Estimated Worktime Development Methodology. The company cited “variations in modern vehicle paint refinishing” as the reason for the change, which is set to take […]

Stack Attack: 3M unveils RepairStack shop management solution during SEMA Show 2022

Las Vegas, Nevada — Last week during the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, 3M demonstrated its innovative new RepairStack platform, which aims to keep both a shop’s digital and physical assets aligned and in sync for profitable management results. “Customers using the 3M RepairStack Billables Invoicing software for at least 60 days recovered on average […]

Tip o’ the Qap: Solera Audatex to unveil Qapter Estimating platform at SEMA 2022

Toronto, Ontario — The folks at Solera Audatex believe they have something that will capture the crowds at the SEMA Show this year, as the body shop management experts prepare to unveil the new Qapter Estimating platform on the show floor in a few weeks time. Qapter Estimating aims to give collision repair technicians and […]

An Economical Choice: Solera renews multi-year visual intelligence, machine learning platform partnership with Economical Insurance

Toronto, Ontario — Solera has announced the renewal of its multi-year agreement with Economical, Sonnet and Family Insurance Solutions to use its visual intelligence (VI)/machine learning (ML) platform as a workflow management tool. “We are honoured to collaborate with Economical on its innovation journey. Solera’s data and technology have enabled us to deliver AI-powered solutions […]

Refinisher to Freshman: PPG launches Knowledge College™ online training program

Strongsville, Ohio — PPG is taking auto painters back to school with a number of new online training opportunities, as the company launches the PPG Knowledge College™. This new education campaign is boasted by PPG as the “most comprehensive online training program for automotive and commercial finishing systems and professional business development.” “The PPG Knowledge […]

Mitchell releases revamped RepairCenter Mobile

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San Diego, California — May 25, 2016 — Mitchell has released the latest version of the RepairCenter Mobile app. According to Mitchell, the revamped RepairCenter Mobile app adds additional on-the-go flexibility and solutions that improve workflow, internal processes and deliver an exceptional customer experience, all from a mobile device.   “Repairers are constantly looking for […]