With the help of predictive analytics, Predii’s software is designed to determine which parts and equipment will fail, as well as when and why. Technicians can then address these issues before they become problems, said CEO Tilak Kasturi.
Aaron Lowe, senior VP of regulatory and government affairs at the Auto Care Association, spoke to Aftermarket Business World about how new vehicle technologies are affecting the aftermarket supply chain.
Record360, an asset condition software vendor, released its inaugural dealership service center customer survey in 2016. Shane Skinner, founder and CEO, at Record360, discussed the results with Aftermarket Business World.
The Chinese government is in the process of implementing a related “Made in China 2025” initiative that aspires to comprehensively improve its worldwide manufacturing prowess, including the pursuit of cutting-edge automotive innovations.
OTC continues to market tools and training, and Alison Accavitti, marketing communications manager at parent-firm Bosch Automotive Service Solutions, recently answered a series of questions posed by Aftermarket Business World.
BeBop Sensors of Berkeley, Calif., recently unveiled an Automotive Occupant Classification System (OCS) that features embedded car seat sensors with intelligent car occupant sensing technology for safer airbag deployment.
Earlier this year, logistics giant DHL released a white paper, “Quiet Revolution: Convergence and the Future of Automotive Supply Chain,” outlining the convergence of the auto sector and high-tech industries. The growing importance of technology vendors has altered the automotive supply chain and introduced new risks.
Openbay founder and CEO Rob Infantino describes his company as “an online marketplace transforming the auto repair experience for consumers, and the way that service providers acquire and service customers.”