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CCC Publishes its 2019 Crash Course Report

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CCC Publishes its 2019 Crash Course Report Industry trends report explores shifts in vehicle technology, personal ownership, and driving and their impact on automakers, insurers, and collision repairers CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) announced today the availability of its 2019 Crash Course report, a data-driven look at the business drivers and technology trends impacting the […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – February 2019

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The cost of vehicles has risen as automakers have increased the complexity of vehicles with more safety features, telematics, and other technology. In this month’s edition of Industry Trends, Susanna addresses the consequences of those rising vehicle costs and what it means for your business. To check out the rest of the #CCCTrends series, visit CCC’s […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – January 2019

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  What is to come in 2019? Hard to believe yet another full year has passed by –and yet here we are, at the start of 2019. Among the top stories of 2018 within the collision repair and insurance industries were those underscoring the growing complexity of vehicles, their repairs, and the demands among consumers […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – December 2018

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  Are ADAS and Vehicle Autonomy Changing Crash Characteristics? Susanna Gotsch, Director and Industry Analyst at CCC Information Services analyzes the ever-changing indicators of ADAS and autonomous vehicles collisions compared to traditional vehicles. To check out the rest of the #CCCTrends series, visit CCC’s YouTube channel. Download the full pdf here.

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – November 2018

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  Analysts are projecting that the increasing volume of used vehicles would lead to a dramatic fall in prices. Yet, despite a moderation in residual values as used vehicle supplies have grown, the average wholesale and retail used vehicle value has grown. Why is that? Susanna Gotsch, Director and Industry Analyst at CCC Information Services analyzes […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – October 2018

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Hurricane Florence may be just the first of several major storms to make landfall in the U.S. during hurricane season in 2018, but its impact will be significant. This month, Susanna will assess that impact because the Atlantic hurricane season may yet turn out to be an above-average year. To check out the rest of […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – September 2018

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When people discuss the vast amount of change anticipated in personal mobility, they often use an acronym “ACES” to categorize the changes: “A” for autonomy; “C” for connected; “E” for electrification, and “S” for shared. Each of these categories has the potential to drive immense change in how people use and own transportation in the […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – July 2018

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Repair cycle time and length of rental have seen steady increases over the last several years. Within the industry the primary explanation used to explain these increases is growth in vehicle and repair complexity; which preliminary comparison of vehicle repair cost to cycle time would seem to bear out. To check out the rest of […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – June 2018

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Vehicles per household in the U.S. have returned to pre-recession levels, and numerous other factors such as strong employment, more miles driven, population growth, etc. continue to drive up the number of vehicles involved in accidents annually in the U.S. Estimates from the National Safety Council and CCC suggest that we are nearing about 24 […]

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