In 2022, the automotive emergency braking (AEB) systems market was estimated to be worth US$29.52 billion. And the industry is projected to be valued at $31.61 billion by the end of 2023, both figures according to a recently published Future Market Insights report. In addition, the global market for AEB systems will likely expand at an 8 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the course of the next decade, with a projected value of $68.25 billion by 2033.
Autotech Training has collaborated with the Petromin Corporation to provide a range of ongoing training support which will culminate in the opening of a unique training facility – the first of its kind within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The value of the global automotive ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) market is expected to rise from US$64.04 billion in 2024 to US$ 211.71 billion by 2034. That estimated growth is expected to be driven by a steady Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.7 per cent in ADAS market over the next decade.
Pro-Align is working with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) to introduce an advanced training course tailored to the BS 10125 standard. The course is designed to ensure that automotive bodyshops and accident repair centres meet the criteria for Section C.10 – Steering, Suspension, and Braking Systems.
Delphi’s Titan 10 technical Training Centre in Warwick has retained Centre Approval from the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), effective for three years. This follows a detailed IMI audit process, completed at the Training Centre during October.
Garage and diagnostics equipment supplier Repairify has addressed the current chasm between the approximately 3,500 ADAS-qualified technicians in the UK and the 21,500 required to meet market demand for these services. The company says it can help businesses meet the dramatic increase in demand, set to continue as growth in ADAS-equipped vehicles rises, via the support of its own team of IMI-qualified technicians and the development of technology to support maintenance work on these cars. Phil Peace, managing director (SVP) international at Repairify Inc, told Tyres & Accessories that AI and machine learning has enabled the company to enhance its data to support its solutions that puts critical repair information into garage workflow.
Electric vehicles dominated discussions about future mobility in 2023, but the latest data from the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) suggests that a more urgent issue has been neglected in the rush to promote EVs. The latest IMI TechSafe Technician Forecasts data identifies what the institute calls a “dangerous shortfall” in technicians able to work safely and competently on vehicles equipped with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), with approximately 18,000 extra ADAS-qualified technicians required to meet demand.
The global advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) testing equipment market is projected to attain a valuation of US$56.4 billion in 2023 and is expected to accumulate over $202.7 billion by 2033, trailing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.6 per cent from 2023 to 2033.
Repairify Australia Holdings Pty Ltd and Capricorn Society Limited have entered into a joint venture agreement to deliver “leading-edge remote automotive repair solutions to repairers across Australia and New Zealand”. Repairify and Capricorn have equal ownership of the joint venture, which will be branded as Repairify and distributed across Australia and New Zealand by Capricorn through the Capricorn Preferred Supplier Network.
The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) and the British Motor Show have renewed their partnership for 2023 with the announcement of an all-new Tech Hub sponsored by the IMI. The IMI Tech Hub will feature a replica of a full-sized garage service bay and ICE and EV cars, with engaging workshops helping visitors learn more about the technological advances in automotive. Interactive sessions on the IMI stand will also give visitors first-hand experience of the multitude of career opportunities in the sector, with IMI experts available in both locations to provide more information on how to get started.
As a platinum partner, Hella will be exhibiting a broad range of its workshop equipment, as well as its original equipment (OE) replacement parts programme, at Automechanika Birmingham. Through its Hella Gutmann brand, Hella will be showing both vehicle diagnostics and tools for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), from stand Q90 in hall 19.
Nexion Group and ATR International AG report that during 2023 they are continuing their cooperation in the Automotive Repair sector. The main objective of the agreement is to facilitate new collaborations between Nexion and ATR-associated companies and reinforces what’s already in place.
Launch Tech UK has revealed its new passenger car advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) calibration equipment, ADAS PRO+ and ADAS Mobile.
ADAS PRO+ is an ADAS calibration tool that meets the requirements of daily ADAS calibration for car workshops. X-431 ADAS PRO+ contains the main frame, wheel clamp, target holder, laser range finder, range indicator and calibration target.
Repairify is an advanced vehicle diagnostic and calibration technology company that includes the formerly separate brands asTech and Red. Speaking to Tyres & Accessories, company representatives explained how Repairify is “constantly researching the market, anticipating challenges, and acquiring new products to meet these requirements, and identifying opportunities to enable its customers to tap into potential new revenue streams.” In short, that means serving the market through current and future treads and new tools and software – including drive-over tread readers.