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Mobile Tech Expo

Mobile Tech Expo is January 26-28, 2023 in Orlando, Florida. The event invites both professional and novices in the detailing and PDR industry to experience world-class seminars from industry leaders, demonstrations, competitions, expo deals from top industry companies, and networking opportunities.

Auto Physical Damage Article

Taking Charge: How EVs are Impacting Auto Insurance and Collision Repair

January 17, 2023

Electric vehicles (EVs) are making the transition from novelty to necessity. As EV adoption continues to grow, auto insurers and collision repairers must prepare for the impact on claims processes and costs.

Auto Physical Damage Article

Claims Automation: Separating Fact From Fiction

January 17, 2023

As an industry, we are just beginning to reconcile initial expectations with the current state of claims automation. So what better time to evaluate our progress and the road ahead?

Auto Physical Damage News Release

Mitchell Selected as the Preferred North American Technology Provider of Vale’s Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) Technician Certification Program

December 8, 2022

Mitchell, an Enlyte company and leading technology and information provider for the Property and Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced that Dented Paintless Repairs, Inc. named it the preferred technology provider of the Vale PDR Technician Certification Program in Canada.

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Average Length of Rental for Repairable Vehicles: Q2 2022

August 3, 2022

The 2nd quarter of 2022 saw average Length of Rental (LOR) for collision replacement-related rentals at 17.7 days, a 4.5-day increase from the 2nd quarter of 2021. This represents a decrease of half a day from the 1st quarter of 2022 when average LOR was 18.2 days. While the overall totals in 2022 are much higher than previous years, this quarter-to-quarter decrease of a half-day fits historical trending from the 1st quarter of the year to the 2nd quarter. While trending seems to be reverting to historical normalcy, the results themselves continue to illustrate a “new normal.”

Auto Physical Damage Podcast

Episode 1: Re-Imagining What's Possible in a Pandemic

December 7, 2020

Ryan and Tony Cotto, director of auto and underwriting policy at National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC), discuss the impact of COVID-19 on automotive insurers. Learn how carriers have quickly adapted to a new normal and how they’re re-imagining the future of claims post-pandemic.