AGRReports July/August 2018

These were the most-clicked stories since the last issue of AGRR™ magazine. If you’d like to stay up to date on all the AGRR industry news, sign up for AGRR™ magazine’s free business-day e-newsletter at glassBYTEs.com™.

1 Man Says His ADAS Camera Sent Him into Traffic after Windshield Replacement

A Nova Scotia man is working to raise awareness that the replacement of windshields in cars with ADAS may require camera recalibration. He says the shop that replaced his windshield did not do enough to make the safety hazards of non-calibration clear and may have endangered him.

For more on this story, visit glassBYTEs.com and enter “ADAS Camera” into the News Archive Search box on the right hand side of the page.

2 Safelite Group Acquires Richardson Auto Glass

Columbus, Ohio based Safelite Group has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Richardson Auto Glass. The transaction was completed on June 4.

For more on this story, visit glassBYTEs.com and enter “Safelite” into the News Archive Search box on the right hand side of the page.

3 Auto Glass Week to Debut Calibration Competition

Auto Glass Week™ continues its role in industry advancement with the addition of a new competition dedicated to recognizing those performing ADAS Calibrations properly. The first ever Auto Glass Technician Calibration competition will be held during Auto Glass Week ’18, September 27-29, 2018 in San Antonio. It is sponsored by Opti-Aim.

For more on this story, visit glassBYTEs.com and enter “Auto Glass Week” into the News Archive Search box on the right hand side of the page.

4Hyundai Genesis Recall Affects Windshield

Hyundai Genesis owners have
a new recall to keep an eye out for. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released certain 2018 G80 and G90 models earlier last month, with recalls expected to start June 30, 2018.

For more on this story, visit glassBYTEs.com and enter “Hyundai Genesis” into the News Archive Search box on the right hand side of the page.

5 StrategicClaim Acquires Harmon Solutions Group

StrategicClaim and Harmon Solutions Group (HSG) are joining together to form one company.

For more on this story, visit glassBYTEs.com and enter “StrategicClaim” into the News Archive Search box on the right hand side of the page.

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