Posts Tagged ‘ccc trends’

Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – July 2018

Susanna Gotsch / Crash Course, Trends /

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

Susanna Gotsch / Crash Course, Trends /

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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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – April 2018

Susanna Gotsch / Crash Course, Trends /

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 37,000 lives were lost in the U.S. in 2016 from motor vehicle fatalities, an increase of 5.6 percent from the prior year. The largest increases occurred among pedestrians and cyclists (see Figure 1). Pedestrian fatalities grew from 11 percent of all traffic deaths in 2006 and […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – March 2018

Susanna Gotsch / Crash Course, Trends /

Over the last several decades, automakers and safety groups changed vehicle design to improve the overall crashworthiness of vehicles. These updated vehicles do a better job of protecting vehicle occupants from injury and fatality, and have lower repair costs from redesign of vehicle components such as bumpers. More recently, technology designed to avoid a crash […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – July 2016

Hari Rao / Crash Course, Trends /

A quick comparison of older and newer models of vehicles whizzing by on America’s motorways can quickly illustrate just how much vehicle technology and styles have changed – not only are newer model bigger, but their designs are predominantly sleeker. As automakers have added content to their vehicles to improve vehicle safety and meet consumer […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – June 2016

Hari Rao / Crash Course, Trends /

This month we take a look at recent data on vehicles being sold and driven in the U.S. and the impact on costs within the automotive claims and collision repair industries. Light trucks sales are booming which has helped push the average new vehicle transaction price to over $33K. Increased supply of vehicles into the […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – May 2016

Hari Rao / Crash Course, Trends /

Consumers say they want more visibility throughout the claim and repair process, and prefer information be sent to them on the device and at the time of their choosing. CCC’s own analysis of CCC ONE® Update Plus CSI survey details found that what was most valued by customers was the quality of the repair, customer […]

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2016: What About Claim Frequency?

Susanna Gotsch / Crash Course, Research /

Increases in auto claim frequency have been a topic of great interest to all in our industry.  Miles driven in the U.S. had been trending up slowly coming out of the recession, but when gas prices dropped, miles driven began to increase again.   Overall miles driven rose 3.5% in CY 15 versus the prior […]

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Industry Trends with Susanna Gotsch – April 2016

Hari Rao / Crash Course, Trends /

Factors driving up auto claim frequency are closely monitored by many in our industry. This episode of CCC Trends explores the interesting dynamics of gas prices, miles driven and traffic safety across the nation. Miles driven in the U.S. had been trending up slowly coming out of the recession, but when gas prices dropped, miles […]

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