The Summit, to be held Thursday, November 3rd during the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, will continue to focus on emerging trends in vehicle construction and technology and how those aspects influence vehicle repairability.
As more OEMs use more carbon fiber material in car manufacture, there will be more damaged carbon fiber vehicles needing repair, and a knowledgeable repair technician should be ready to make the repairs properly.
Electric vehicles pose unique repair challenges that will require shops that service them to invest in training, equipment, and safety gear that will be necessary to handle these cars’ dangerous high-voltage batteries.
How do the changes in vehicle structure affect estimating and repair strategy? Let’s take a look at the “cause and effect” of these changes and why estimate writing increasingly requires an in-depth knowledge of repair.
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