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LYNX Services Adds Recalibration Services and More to Participant Profiles

LYNX Services (LYNX) has made some updates to its auto glass program participants’ profiles, which include whether or not the shop has recalibration services, with the aim of enhancing its policyholder experience. LYNX sent communication out to its auto glass … Continue reading

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Drivers Admit to Switching ADAS Off On The Road

UK drivers are switching off Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in their vehicles, mitigating their benefits and increasing the risk of accidents on the road, according to research by Autoglass. The research, of 1,387 UK drivers, found that 41% of … Continue reading

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Industry Professionals Shed Light on If You Should Leave ADAS Features Off

What do you do if a customer brings their vehicle to your shop with its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) features disabled? Do you turn them back on, leave them off, or refuse to operate on it? Also what if … Continue reading

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Rhode Island is One Step Closer to Gaining a New Law

Rhode Island’s legislature continues its work on Senate Bill 850. The bill requires that a vehicle owner be notified in writing or by electronic mail that aftermarket glass installations may require recalibration of safety related systems. The Senate passed the … Continue reading

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Geico Files Complaint Against Advantage Auto Glass and Owner for Fraud

Geico Insurance has filed a federal lawsuit in Arizona against Advantage Auto Glass, LLC, (AAG) and its owner, Jeremy Solheim. The insurance company alleges AAG and Solheim are responsible for submitting thousands of fraudulent glass repair claims. Geico is seeking … Continue reading

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Seamless Recalibration Services for Automotive Glass Europe®

Automotive Glass Europe® announced what it deems a seamless service across 20 European countries for windscreen-mounted camera recalibrations used in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). ADAS camera recalibration is required following a windscreen replacement to ensure the vehicle safety systems … Continue reading

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A Growing Rise in Calibration and What it Means for Shops

Calibration was a very popular topic during this year’s Auto Glass Week. There were several seminars that discussed not only the need for calibration, but also how much it has increased throughout the past few years and what that means … Continue reading

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Honda: Common Repairs Call for Recalibration; Third-Party Tools Not Yet Approved

Even common repairs on a Honda vehicle require a recalibration of its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), and, so far, only the auto manufacturer’s tool has been approved for the procedure—something every auto glass technician would be interested in. This … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: A Look at the Top Stories of 2017

Before we head into the New Year, let’s have a look at the stories that generated the most traffic on glassBYTEs.com™ throughout 2017. Customer Allegedly Finds Safelite Technician in Compromising Situation This year’s most read story involved a Florida resident … Continue reading

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LYNX Now Requires Proof of Successful Recalibration

Third party administrator (TPA) LYNX Services, a Solera company, recently sent a notice to some auto glass repair shops and dealerships stating that it will now require documentation of a successful recalibration, which has to be accepted, prior to payment … Continue reading

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Reliable Insurance Sends Email Recommending Glass Shop

Reliable Insurance Network, an independent agency servicing Minnesota, Wisconsin and Arizona, recently sent an email to its insureds recommending Safelite for all auto glass repair or replacement needs, specifically if the car is equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). … Continue reading

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ADAS: Keeping Windshield Repair and Insurance Costs Low

Auto insurance premiums have seen a surge in recent years—up 21.5 percent since 2012, according to consumer price index (CPI) figures from the U.S. Department of Labor. These stats represent one of the largest increases in a five-year span, second … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens ADAS Recalibration Process Bolstered with New Epyx 1link Deal

Auto Windscreens ADAS Recalibration Process Bolstered with New Epyx 1link Deal

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Some Car Dealers Refuse to Recalibrate Aftermarket Glass

Is OE glass now a requirement for recalibration after a windshield replacement?

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ADAS Conference Stresses Need for Recalibration

Third-party recalibration solutions could leave drivers with unsafe vehicles after a windshield replacement – that was the message delivered at a conference in the United Kingdom November 17.

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Recalibration Reimbursement a Murky Issue

As the issue of recalibration of automotive glass following replacement moves to the forefront of the automotive glass industry, so does one central question: who pays for it?

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Safelite AutoGlass Collaborates with Bosch on ADAS Recalibration Tools

Safelite AutoGlass will work with Bosch to introduce Advance Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) recalibration tools this fall, according to a Safelite press release.

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UNITED KINGDOM—Nationwide Windscreen Services Opens New Branch

United Kingdom-based Nationwide Windscreen Services has opened a new Leicester branch.

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U.K.—National Windscreens Launches Country Wide Calibration Service

Following several months of a pilot program, National Windscreens has launched a United Kingdom-based calibration service for windshield-mounted cameras, which are an integral part of the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

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TODAY’S BLOG: Recalibration Bowl

“It is that time of year again when the college football bowl season begins and the NFL starts their road to the Super Bowl. During the season, our teams raise our hopes through inspired plays and then deflate some of those hopes with bad performances (with the possible except of the Carolina Panthers). We have cheered when our teams played well and cried when they fumbled the ball. We understand that wins and losses are part of the game.” —Bob Beranek

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