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May DEG Estimating Tip

May 20th, 2019 by

All Three Systems: Refinish Impact Bars – Refinishing of impact bars/bumper reinforcements is a not-included operation in all three estimating systems.   Mitchell/Audatex may have a labor value available in the database to select from.   CCC/MOTORS does not provide labor values for this operation for the following reason: Estimated Release Date: Closed Proposed Resolution: MOTOR

SkillsUSA Students Meet with Federal Legislators to Advocate for Career and Technical Education

February 11th, 2019 by

Estimating Tip: CCC, Mitchell & Audatex – Quick Reference Chart Moldings and Decal Operations DEG has made a quick reference chart showing included and not included operations for moldings and decals for repair situations. http://degweb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Quick-Reference-moldings-and-decals.xlsx OEM service information may indicate a part is Non Reusable. Additionally All three Estimating IP’s recognize this with a note

DEG Estimating Tips February 2019

February 11th, 2019 by

Estimating Tip: CCC, Mitchell & Audatex – Quick Reference Chart Moldings and Decal Operations DEG has made a quick reference chart showing included and not included operations for moldings and decals for repair situations. http://degweb.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Quick-Reference-moldings-and-decals.xlsx OEM service information may indicate a part is Non Reusable. Additionally All three Estimating IP’s recognize this with a note

Ford Issues Position Statement on Collision Repair Diagnostic Scans

December 18th, 2018 by

 Ford Issues Position Statement on Collision Repair Diagnostic Scans All Ford vehicles from Model Year 2010 should be scanned before collision repair estimates. Ford Motor Company has issued a position statement covering the need for diagnostic scanning before and after the collision repair process. The position statement can be downloaded from OEM1Stop.com. According to the

DEG Tips

December 18th, 2018 by

CCC/ MOTORS: Updated P Pages GTE Guide – on November 1, CCC/MOTORS updated the P pages/GTE Guide online and within the CCC One estimating program. A live version of the CCC P Pages can be found at: https://help.cccis.com/webhelp/motor/gte/guide_Left.htm and a pdf copy can be found here: https://www.motor.com/wp-content/uploads/CED-GTE_20181008.pdf The DEG has made a “Delta” Report of the changes/additions which

Auto Body Shop Owner Alleged Ring Leader of Insurance Fraud Ring in California

November 28th, 2018 by

Detectives from the California Department of Insurance, arrested four people November 16 for allegedly ripping off four auto insurers for more than $34,000 by filing fraudulent insurance claims. One additional suspect was taken into custody Thursday, November 15, 2018. All suspects were booked into the Sacramento County Jail. Detectives from the California Department of Insurance,

Estimating Tips from the DEG

November 28th, 2018 by

Mitchell: Tesla Database Now Available – Mitchell has officially launched the Tesla vehicle database for the Model S, X and Model 3. Additionally, improved VIN decoding options are now available.   Please note, this is not an approval for every body shop to work on Tesla vehicles. Non-approved Tesla body shops should still check with Tesla

Plant opens for electric air conditioning compressors: MAHLE strengthens its systems competence in electric vehicles

November 23rd, 2018 by

 MAHLE has opened its first production plant for electric compressors. MAHLE will manufacture e-compressors for international automobile manufacturers at the production location in Balassagyarmat/Hungary and has already obtained several customer projects. Series production will start in 2019.   First MAHLE production line for e-compressors Electric compressors remove the link between air conditioning systems and combustion

IRS Publishes Tax Reform Resources for Small Business

November 23rd, 2018 by

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reminding business taxpayers to learn about how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the new tax law passed end of last year, may affect them. Among other things, the new law may change their tax rates and impact the quarterly estimated tax payments they are required to make during