Is My Body Shop Certified For My Particular Brand of Car?
For the first time, shops with the right tools, equipment, training and facilities have the ability to distinguish themselves from those that do not have what it takes. The requirement for specific manufacturer training, knowledge and repair repetition will be imperative with the technology that is utilized in the building of the cars and trucks of today and the future. At this time only about 15% of the Gilbert collision repair companies across the US have the proper equipment and training to make some of these repairs!
It is imperative that you read and understand this article before you make a decision on who will be making the repairs to your vehicle.
A few years ago it didn’t matter where you took your car to have Chandler collision repairs done as long as you knew the shop was professional, had a good reputation and were known for their quality of repairs. Today, you need to be sure you find a shop that is trained to fix your car the way the manufacturer designed the vehicle to be built. Repetition is also a key factor to a quality repair! Like any dealership technician, anyone that works on the same vehicle day after day knows the complexities and technological designs of that specific vehicle better than someone that your insurer may recommend to repair your car.
Some Of The Tools In A Certified Repair Shop
The construction methods that the manufacturers use have changed dramatically, and the materials they are using have made a huge impact in the Arizona collision repair industry. In the coming years the cost of equipment, training and the educational requirements will force numerous shops out of business.
Car manufacturers are under tremendous pressure from our government to make cars stronger, safer and lighter vehicles for better fuel economy. This has pushed them to integrate metals such as ultra-high strength steel, aluminum and carbon fiber.
Audi, Jaguar, BMW, Honda and a few others are using aluminum components in their cars right already. Ford, Toyota and GM will start utilizing aluminum body parts and structural components in vehicles that will be sold as early as the fourth quarter of 2014.