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  • 5 Auto Body Shop Industry Trends You Need to Know About

    Over the last few years, conversations at collision industry events and body shops across the country have often centered around auto body shop industry trends. It’s no wonder that the collision repair industry is so focused on these fast-changing trends. Vehicle technology is advancing so fast and there are no signs of it slowing down. […]

  • Everything You Need To Know About Vehicle Recalls and TSBs

    Vehicle recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) seem to occur all the time in the auto industry, involving either critical safety repairs or manufacturing defects. Both address the performance and safety of a vehicle, but it’s important to know the difference between the two and how to deal with these issues. Recalls occur when manufacturers […]

  • OEM Repair Software May Be Your Collision Repair Shop’s Most Valuable Asset

    Collision repair shops are facing some tough challenges as they work to recover from the impact of COVID-19 while keeping abreast of ever-evolving advancements in vehicle technology. Fortunately, COVID patterns are declining, but the complexity of vehicle technology will continue to increase as body shops work to recover financially. To increase profitability, body shops must […]

  • SUN Collision to Showcase Advanced Repair Information Software at Northeast Conference

    SUN® Collision is pleased to showcase its advanced repair information software at the Northeast 2022 conference, which runs today through Sunday (March 18-20) at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in  Secaucus, New Jersey. The event is presented by the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers/New Jersey (AASP/NJ) and attracts collision repair professional throughout the region. At booth […]

  • SUN Collision Now an Option for Accredited Saskatchewan Collision Repair Shops

    Under the Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) accreditation requirements for collision repairers, SUN Collision Repair Information, a brand of Snap-on® Incorporated, is now an approved resource for OEM repair information for accredited auto body shops in Saskatchewan, Canada. According to SGI, all collision repair partners are required to access and utilize OEM repair procedures as part […]

  • Top 7 Advanced Vehicle Safety Features

    ADAS and More for Collision Repair Shops ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) components may be the most challenging of all collision repairs because of the complexity and continuing advancements. The lines between mechanical, collision, and technology repair have all but been erased. Common collision repair procedures now involve systems and components that are more advanced […]

  • How to Improve Your Auto Collision Shop’s Diagnostic Process

    How to Improve Your Auto Collision Shop’s Diagnostic Process If you own an auto collision shop, you know how important it is to have a fast and accurate diagnostic process. If it takes you too long to complete collision repair diagnostics, you could slow down the entire repair and risk disappointing the customer and potentially […]

  • 8 Types of Sensors Used in Automobiles

    Sensor technology is one of the fastest moving developments in modern cars and trucks, particularly those used in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Each year, car manufacturers build their vehicles with better, faster technology that uses various sensors, from cameras to oxygen sensors. These advancements present unique challenges for collision repair facilities because the line […]

  • SUN Collision Adds New Features to Advanced Interactive Wiring Diagrams

    The latest release of SUN® Collision Repair Information, a brand of Snap-on Incorporated, includes exclusive features that have been added to its wiring diagrams, enhancing diagram navigation and making connectors, grounds and splices not only searchable, but also interactive. “Since we launched SUN Collision two years ago, we have made significant improvements to the wiring […]

  • 2021 Holiday Hours

    In observance of the upcoming holidays, SUN Collision will have some special hours: NOVEMBER: The main SUN Collision office will be closed Thursday & Friday, Nov. 25-26, 2021 Technical Support will be closed Thursday, Nov 25, and available 7 a.m. to noon on Friday, Nov. 26 DECEMBER: The main SUN Collision office will be closed: […]