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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

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

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

Antidumping Order on Tapered Roller Bearings from China to Remain in Place

November 23rd, 2018 by

Last month, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) voted to continue the antidumping duty order on imports of tapered roller bearings from China. USITC determined that revoking the existing antidumping order would be likely to lead to continuation or recurrence of material injury within a reasonably foreseeable time. This is the fourth five-year sunset review.

Vehicle Data Legislation Introduced in Massachusetts

November 23rd, 2018 by

Last month, three Massachusetts legislators introduced a bill to amend the commonwealth’s Right to Repair law, with the goal being to ensure that new vehicle data technology does not prevent drivers from using independent auto care facilities for maintenance and repairs. The need for the new legislation was brought about by the onset of vehicle

Date & Location Set For ASTE 2019

November 23rd, 2018 by

ASTE 2019 will be held September 27 & 28, 2019 in Cary NC at the Embassy Suites. ASTE gained national prominence in 2018 as shop owners and technicians for 12 states and Canada attended the event. We are in the process of booking the biggest names in the industry for two days on training. Vendor