Articles by Brian Albright

For the first time this summer, Gustafson Brothers, a mechanical and collision repair shop in Huntington Beach, Calif., will host an “Intro to Auto Summer Boot Camp” program for teenagers 16 years old and older.
Brian Daugherty, chief technology officer of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA), spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the organization’s priorities for the coming year.
Brian Daugherty
The car is considered the next important computing platform, as more connected vehicle technology enters the market. Technology vendors are looking for ways to better integrate vehicles into the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT).
Nadeem Mazhar, CEO of Custom Technology Solutions, an IT and asset management services company, discusses changes in the financial markets that could impact asset and inventory management.
Nadeem Mazhar
The last mile is the least efficient and most expensive part of the supply chain. The last leg of delivery can account for one quarter to one third of the total cost to move goods, according to Frost & Sullivan.
In both California and Texas, repairers and insurers are battling in the state legislature about how those surveys are conducted and what they mean for future claims.
Ford is taking a step closer to making larger prototypes and production vehicles with the deployment of the Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer at its Ford Research and Innovation Center in Dearborn.
The GENIVI Alliance is developing open source software and standards for connected cars. It agreed to co-develop open standards  for vehicle connectivity and data exchange with the Open Connectivity Foundation.
Steve Crumb