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20 Automakers Commit To Automatic Emergency Braking Standard

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced a historic commitment by 20 automakers representing more than 99 percent of the U.S. auto market to make automatic emergency braking (AEB) a standard feature on virtually all new cars no later than NHTSA’s 2022 reporting year, which begins Sept 1, 2022.

eBay Motors And WeGoLook Partner To Provide Onsite Inspections

EBay has added a new feature for its vehicle transactions. The company announced that sellers can now offer on-site inspections with WeGoLook. EBay has partnered with WeGoLook to provide eBay Motors vehicle shoppers with on-site inspections for any vehicle, motorcycle, RV, powersport or boat in the United States, at a discounted rate as low as $69 per inspection.

SEMA Data Co-op Now Gives Instant Updates

The SEMA Data Co-op (SDC) has introduced a new feature that gives receivers instant data updates and makes it possible for manufacturers to get their products to market faster than ever before. Receivers will now automatically and instantly receive updated data formatted to their individual requirements any time a supplier publishes new information. With more than 1,200 manufacturers included in the repository, the SDC is the largest openly accessible industry product data repository.

Bulb Recycling Company Now Recycles Air Bags

Lighting Resources, one of the nation’s largest recyclers of fluorescent bulbs and lamps (www.lightingresourcesinc.com), has announced it now offers full recycling services for automotive air bags and seatbelt pre-tensioners. The company, with corporate offices in Simi Valley, Calif., recently opened a facility in Johnson City, Tenn. to process the supplemental restraint devices (SRS) along with electronic waste recycling and data destruction shredding.

CCC Releases Its 2016 Crash Course Report

CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) has released its 2016 Crash Course, an in-depth report that focuses on the trends and business drivers impacting the auto claims and collision repair industries. This year’s report examines an ‘Inflection Point’ marked by a convergence and steady advancements in connected car technologies, the growing use of driving data among insurers and the broad adoption of mobile and analytics for improved delivery of insurance and repair products and services.
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