This Week's Top Advanced Vehicle Design News

Oct. 28, 2020

ADAPT touches on four big topics that should spur your shop to make preparations for a successful future.

Oct. 28, 2020—What new technologies or products are you preparing for in your shop?

Maybe it's the ability to repair a mainstay vehicle with a brand new powertrain. The electric F-150 made quite a splash upon its announcement. Now, ADAPT takes a close look at the key features and impact of the best-selling truck that's gone electric.

The Electric F-150: Features, Impact and Serviceability

Perhaps your shop is looking to up its game in handling ADAS-equipped vehicles. That's a good move, because all signs point to a variety of systems being onboard in modern vehicles. In one article, ADAPT explains why OEs are looking to maximize safety by mingling ADAS capabilities.

For Safer Roads, It Takes a Mixture of ADAS Features

What about making the supply chain more efficient? ADAPT interviewed OptiCat, which won an innovation award from the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association for its supply chain technology.

OptiCat's Award-Winning Load Sheets

Finally, there's no shame in just getting prepped for the coming year. It's been a tough 2020, after all. Here's an aftermarket expert breaking down the true impact that COVID-19 has had on the automotive aftermarket.

CCC's Director Explains COVID-19's Reach