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  • SUN Collision Offers Discounted Pricing on Automotive Repair Software for CARS Members

    SUN® Collision today announced it has partnered with Collision Automotive Repair Services, Inc. (CARS) to offer its industry-leading collision repair information to members at a discounted price. SUN Collision provides complete, accurate OEM information for both collision and mechanical repairs to help technicians fix cars faster and with more confidence. “We’re excited to partner with […]

  • SUN Collision to Showcase Advanced Auto Collision Repair Information at 2022 FenderBender Management Conference 

    For those who are attending the FenderBender Management Conference, Sept.  26-28 in Arlington, Texas, visit the SUN® Collision booth to learn how the auto collision  repair software makes it easy to access factory-direct information, including Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) information, for all makes and models. “As ADAS technology becomes more complex and interconnected, repairing […]

  • Types of Materials Used in an Auto Body Shop

    While collision facilities will continue to work with many familiar materials such as plastics, steel and fiberglass; the latest innovations will continue to bring new material handling challenges. Read here in this blog about common and innovative materials used in an auto body shop and how SUN® Collision Repair Information can help you identify, repair, and replace them accurately and safely.

  • 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

    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 losing their business. Inaccurate auto diagnostics in collision repair […]