Navigating the Technical Terrain: The Role of Subletting in ADAS Services

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) represent a leap forward in vehicle safety and performance. Yet, with great innovation comes the challenge of specialized servicing. At CmySkills, we’re keenly aware of these challenges and their impact on the automotive repair industry. This was the impetus for our latest survey conducted among our vibrant Instagram community of…

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Customers Using Safe Driving App Have 25% Fewer Severe Collisions

At CmySkills community, we promote safety for drivers and technicians. We were pleased to find out that, according to data from Allstate and partner Arity, customers who use the DriveWise safe driving program drive significantly safer than those who don’t. Drivewise users are 25% less likely to have a severe collision. They also handle phones…

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Wholesale Used-Vehicle Prices Decreased in the First Half of April

At CmySkills, we are always up to date on the latest trends and news in the automotive industry. The recent Collision Weekly report shows that used car prices continued to decline in April 2024. The Manheim Used Vehicle Value Index dropped 13.7% year-over-year in the first half of April. This is the first time the…

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Cultivating Expertise: The Value of Technician Apprentice Programs According to CmySkills’ Community

Navigating the Technical Terrain: The Role of Subletting in ADAS Services In the ever-evolving landscape of the automotive industry, the importance of nurturing new talent cannot be overstated. CmySkills, a community deeply invested in the growth and support of auto service professionals, conducted a survey among its 400k+ followers on Instagram to gauge the prevalence…

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Navigating the Technical Terrain: The Role of Subletting in ADAS Services

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) represent a leap forward in vehicle safety and performance. At CmySkills, we’re aware of these challenges and their impact on the automotive repair industry. We surveyed our 400,000 Instagram followers, focusing on the prevalence of subletting ADAS services. Subletting: A Common Response to Specialized Demands The survey revealed that 80%…

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Deciphering the Value of Automotive Certifications: Insights from a recent CmySkills Survey

Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of the automotive repair industry, certifications play a pivotal role in defining a technician’s career trajectory and income potential. To understand the perceived value of various certifications, CmySkills conducted a survey among our Instagram community of over 300,000 followers, inquiring about which certifications are believed to offer the most future…

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OEMs, analysts share expected automotive trends that will shape 2024

Brand Innovators has gathered insights from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) regarding anticipated trends in artificial intelligence (AI), electric vehicles (EVs), and sustainability for the upcoming year. Automakers, including Hyundai and Mercedes-Benz, foresee a continued rise in EV adoption and advancements in autonomous vehicles. Young drivers’ growing environmental concerns are expected to drive increased demand for…

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Embracing or Avoiding EV Repair Work: Insights from CmySkills’ Instagram Community Survey

Introduction The automotive industry is rapidly evolving, with electric vehicles (EVs) becoming increasingly prominent. This shift presents new challenges and opportunities for repair shops. To understand how shops are adapting to this change, CmySkills conducted a survey among our Instagram community of over 300,000 followers. The survey aimed to find out whether shops actively seek…

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