Vehicle Data Archives -
Talking Telematics – Dealing With Data

With more of our physical world now connected to the internet, many of our devices (cars too) send and receive data.

S&P Global: Avg. Vehicle Age in US Increases to 12.2 Years

The average age of light vehicles in the U.S. reached an all-time high in 2022.

Quarterly Research: The Latest on Vehicle Miles Traveled

Babcox Research looks at public and private sources of Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) estimates as well as the trends.

Consumers Continue Love For Aftermarket Amid New Car Shortages

Inventory shortages, rising prices contribute to high demand as consumers maintain and upgrade their current cars.

Economic Indicators Influencing IRF Philosophies

How economic charts can make both dollars and sense to today’s independent shop owner.

Study Shows Wafer and Semiconductor Capacity Remains Tight

IHS Markit says automotive supply chain challenges continue; global light vehicle production impacts now expected well into 2022.

Vehicle Trade-In Values Climb To All-Time Record High

Trucks retain the greatest value and command the highest trade-in prices of all consumer vehicles in the market right now.

New Vehicle Registrations Show Record Levels For SUVs

Tom Libby, loyalty principal, IHS Markit, has shared his commentary on recent shifts in consumer vehicle preferences.

Massachusetts Right To Repair Coalition Takes On Vehicle Data In New Bill

The bill would require new vehicle manufacturers to equip their vehicles with “an inter-operable, standardized and open access platform across all makes and models that is capable of securely communicating all telematics vehicle data in a standardized format via direct data connection to the platform.”