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Look Inside: Q2/15 Auto Physical Damage Industry Trends

—May 22, 2015
Look Inside: Q2/15 Auto Physical Damage Industry Trends

Get the news you need to better understand the collision repair landscape and make better informed business decisions. Read the latest Auto Physical Damage edition of our Industry Trends Report. The quarterly publication addresses timely concerns of the auto physical damage while comparing current and historical market data for the U.S. and Canada.

In This Issue…

What’s Driving the Costs to Repair Today’s Top Selling Cars?

In this issue’s quarterly feature, Greg Horn examines the three components of an estimate and the impact of vehicle styling lifecycles on repair costs.
Read more on page 4

U.S. Length of Rental (LOR) Falls 0.1 Day in Q1 2015

Frank LaViola of Enterprise Rent-A-Car takes a detailed look at the data and finds that for the first time in two years, LOR has decreased in the first quarter.
Read more on page 8

Industry Trends Report 2015

Largest Auto Insurers Continue to Add Share in 2014

This article from CollisionWeek discusses why more than half of all private passenger auto insurance is handled by just five companies.
Read more on page 14

Allstate, Tech-Cor Commend Ford on Aluminum F-150 Repairability

Efforts to prepare adjusters and shop technicians to work on the new vehicle have resulted in ease of repairability and insurance costs in line with previous models.
Read more on page 16

National Auto Body Council Members Donate Nearly $3 Million of Recycled Rides Vehicles

NABC members teamed up to donate refurbished vehicles and change the lives of 200 individuals and their families.
Read more on page 20


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