Daunting Data: Tesla makes up for nearly 70 percent of U.S. ADAS-related crashes, NHTSA says

Toronto, Ontario — The first-ever mandated release of advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS) crash data took place on Wednesday, revealing that 273 crashes involving ADAS have been linked to Tesla since July of 2021—more than any other automaker. More than 500 total crash reports from automakers and tech companies were submitted to the National Highway Traffic […]

EV/AV Report: April 11, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Honda made a deal with GM to use Ultium battery technology on upcoming EVs, a Toyota subsidiary has found a cheaper option for AV data collection and the “Centre of Excellence” technology lab is turning out to be a hub of innovation. EV Treaty […]

A Clearer Picture: CMT expands DriveWell platform to access connected vehicle data

Cambridge, Massachusetts — Global telematics provider Cambridge Mobile Telematics announced on Wednesday that its DriveWell platform has been expanded to provide access to connected vehicle data from over 20 automakers in North America and Europe. Access to the data of connected vehicles checks another box on the list of IoT (Internet of Things) devices that CMT’s […]

Team Toyota: Toyota Safety Sense Package renamed ‘T-Mate’, new features added

Toronto, Ontario — Toyota’s ADAS technology will now be known by a new name, as the features included in the Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) package will now be referred to as “Toyota T-Mate” in European markets going forward. T-Mate builds on the previous TSS package, which included a pre-collision system (PCS), by incorporating new parking […]

Dos and Don’ts: Auto Techcelerators releases guide on opening ADAS calibration business

Toronto, Ontario — Auto Techcelerators has posted a 146-page guide to its website on how a collision repair facility can open and operate an ADAS calibration business. Covering topics from business goals and objectives, facility and equipment requirements, pricing the services, scheduling and KPI’s, the “Opening & Operating an ADAS Calibration Business” guide from Auto […]

Falling in Line: Subaru disables Starlink on all 2022 Massachusetts-delivered vehicles

Boston, Massachusetts — In order to comply with the state’s new Right to Repair laws, Subaru has disabled Starlink in its 2022 Massachusetts-delivered vehicles. The wireless diagnostic system will not be available for vehicle owners for subscription like it has been in the past and like it will continue to be for other states.  This […]

Rivian on Board: Rivian joins CIECA as new corporate member

Toronto, Ontario — CIECA has an exciting new addition in EV automaker Rivian, who has just joined the organization as a corporate partner. Executives at Rivian say they are excited to partner with an industry leader in vehicle data advocacy. “We are excited to join CIECA as the newest EV OEM to market, bringing attention […]

Repair Resources: Auto Techcelerators to integrate ALLDATA into ADAS CoPilot Pro

Toronto, Ontario — Auto Techcelerators and ALLDATA are joining forces to integrate ALLDATA’s repair procedure library into the soon-to-be released ADAS CoPilot Pro mobile app and web platform. According to Auto Techcelerators, the company’s new platform will allow users to scan a VIN barcode with their smartphone, copy and paste or import a VIN number […]