Insights & resources from Chief Technology.

Dealerships Should Calibrate ADAS In-House: Three Reasons Why

Why Windshield Repairs Require ADAS Calibration

When Should You Perform an ADAS Calibration?

ADAS Repairs: Scanning vs. Calibration

Static vs. Dynamic ADAS Calibration

What Are ADAS Sensors?

What Do Automated Driver-Assistance Systems Do?

ADAS Calibration and OEM Repair Procedures

ADAS: Recalibrating the Collision Repair Industry

2020 Collision Repair: Choosing ADAS Calibration Equipment

2020 Collision Repair: Why Does ADAS Calibration Matter?

2020 Collision Repair: What Is ADAS?

Do you really want to make precise ADAS repairs based on a tape measure?

Shouldn’t ADAS Calibration Systems Be as Advanced as ADAS technology?

Why Everybody's Talking About ADAS Calibration

The Five Things Stopping You From Bringing Alignment In-House

Why You Should Keep Wheel Service Work In-House

Is Outsourcing Alignment Really Worth it?

Adding Alignment to Your Shop

The Benefits of Chief University Training

Chief Fast Fact: 360-Degree Measuring

Thanking the Veterans who Make Chief Proud

Chief Fast Facts: Welding Aluminum Faster and Better

Fundamentals of Design Based Auto Body Repair

What you need to know about frame machines.

The Repair Tools You Need to Save Time

Tips for Hiring the Right Auto Body Technicians

Shop Basics: Auto Body Spot Welders

How to Recruit the Next Generation of Auto Techs

Buying Body Shop Equipment is Easier with a Partner

Aluminum Welders 101: Brush Up On the Basics

Tech Tips: Using a Frame Rack to Pull Multiple Points at Once

Tech Tips: Estimating Front-End Damage

Keep it Running: Maintaining Your Meridian™ System

Chief to Showcase Collision Repair Equipment “Works of Art” at NADA Expo and ATD Show

360 degree blueprinting for improved speed and accuracy

The Next Generation of Live Mapping Is Here

Measuring Equipment: What are your shop’s options?

Product Spotlight: C601N HD Changer

Special Materials Require Special Equipment.

5 Questions (and Answers) for 2018

Top 5 Blogs of 2017

3 Reasons to Have an Aluminum-dedicated Work Area

The Call Is Coming from Inside the Vehicle: The Future of Insurance and Your Shop

Five Tips to Help Your OEM Certifications Pay Off

4 Ways to Retain Your Collision Repair Techs

How to Make Safety a Shop-wide Priority

Product Spotlight: C355 | PRO 3D WHEEL BALANCER

6 Tips for Quality Control in Collision Repair Shops

The Good (and some less-than-good) News on the Future of Collision Repair

How to Succeed at the 2017 SEMA Show

Steel Your Nerves: Future Tire Prices Could Rise

Product Spotlight: C3080 Wheel Alignment System

Four Ways Your Chief Distributor Can Help Your Shop

Product Spotlight:  Globaljig Quick Pull

Can Your Shop Handle Heavy Duty Repairs?

Chief Frame Rack Accessories Add Versatility

Product Spotlight: Evolution Bench

Think aluminum may fall out of favor with OEMs? Think again.

Customer Profile: Mungenast Collision Center

Rack vs. Bench: What's Best for Your Shop?

Frame Rack 101

Power Behind the Pull: Fernando Rubio

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Nace | Automechanika

3 Reasons Your Heavy Duty Shop Needs a Frame Rack

Sneak Peek: Heavy Duty Collision Repair

Power Behind the Pull: Jeff Caddell

While you wait for HDT repair standards, here’s a few things that can help

Product Spotlight: Globaljig Motojig

Welding Aluminum? Protect Yourself From the Fumes

Power Behind the Pull: Michael Turner

Six Solid Tips for Consistently Solid Welds

6 Tips to Hiring(and keeping) Quality Techs

Product Spotlight: Cam Scan HD

Heavy Duty Collision Repair

Product Spotlight: Mobile System

Tesla Motors is on a roll. And many more could roll into your shop.

Power and Precision: Your two most important bench players

Sneak Peek: Joining Technologies

Bench 101: The basics of repair benches

Product Spotlight: MI200T

Product Spotlight: Globaljig Super Rotax

What’s the right bench for your shop?

The Chief University Difference

Keeping Current on Collision Repair Training

Are You Ready to Double Your Aluminum Repairs?

Traditional Measuring Systems vs. Live Mapping™: Why It’s Time To Update Your Shop

Essential Welding Tools You Need to Stay Fully Equipped

Two Things Not to Rush in Collision Repairs

Power Behind the Pull: Barbara Trembley

NADA Turns 100

4 Things Your Shop Can Expect in 2017

Top Blogs of 2016

Five things to consider before buying body shop equipment for 2017

2016 Year in Review

Start 2017 off right. Plan for your shop’s equipment purchases.

Power Behind the Pull-Bryan Brown

Sneak Peek: Unitized Body Analysis and Repair Planning Course

A Compact Car Bench that "Bears" Your Attention

Trucks vs. Cars: The Difference in Collision Repair Equipment

Employee Rewards Programs for Your Shop

8 things to consider when thinking about OEM certification

3 Reason Why YOU Need to be at SEMA 2016

Learn the Basics Before Welding Aluminum

Product Spotlight: Centurion

Four things to know about high-strength steel before your next repair

Power Behind the Pull: Joey Kramer

5 Things We Learned from 100 Blogs

Sneak peek: Aluminum Damage Analysis and Repair Technology Course

What You Need for In-House Fleet Repair

Managing Employees While Managing Change in Your Shop

New Resource: Moving Your Fleet Maintenance & Repair In-House

Set Your New Techs Up For Success With Great Training

What Electric Cars Mean for Collision Repair

A Quick Guide to NACE 2016

Free Ebook: Multi-Shop Operators & Efficiency

Sneak Peek: Advanced Steering and Suspension Analysis

What the CAFE Standards Mean for Your Shop

The Technician Drought and How to Avoid it

Aluminum Repair Resources from Around the Web

Power Behind the Pull: Lee Daugherty

Product Spotlight: Vulcan ADU

Keeping Up With the Latest Aluminum News

Product Spotlight: Chief Rivet Guns

Sneak Peek: Aluminum Damage Analysis and Repair Technology Course

Why a Fume Extractor is Must for Shop Safety

The Best Way to Handle Customer Complaints

3 Ways to Boost Welding Safety Initiatives

Power Behind the Pull- Mike Croker

High-end Repair Bonus: Future-proof Your Shop

Customer Service Tips to Improve Trust

Sneak Peek: Full Frame Analysis and Repair

Catering to Luxury Repair Customers

Maintaining Your Fume Extractor for a Safer Shop

Make the Best Out of Your Trip to NADA

Free Ebook: How to Add Luxury Repairs to Your Services

Get a Grip with Structural Holding Packages

Chief + Globaljig = Shop Success

A Quick Case for Express Repairs

Sneak Peek: Computerized Measuring Training

Power Behind the Pull- Ashley Roberts

The Future of Welding Aluminum to Steel

Tips for Fast – and Safe – Repairs

Turning Your Shop’s Weaknesses into Strengths

Improving Customer Service in Your Shop

Full Estimates vs. Supplements

Sneak peek: Chief University Design-Based Repair Course

Update Your Welding Uniform

3 Must-Know Aluminum Welding Precautions

Maintaining Excellence: Dust Extractor Maintenance Tips

Are Your Collision Repair Techs Grumbling? 4 Ways to Up Morale.

Keep up with Automotive Designs [Resource Roundup]

SEMA Show Survival Guide

Understanding the Dynamics of a Car Crash

3 Major Automotive Design Changes in the Past Decade

Product Spotlight: Fume Extractor

4 Tips to Future-Proof Your Shop

Aluminum Repair Must-Haves

A Cooler Way to Weld Aluminum: Synergic Pulsed Technology

Tech Tip: Using the LaserLock™ Measurement System

The 3 Types of Welding Machines You Need to Know

Power Behind the Pull- Katie Napier

Tips and Tricks for the Best MIG Weld

Aluminum Dent Repair Tips and Tools

Power Behind the Pull- Bob Holland

Upgrade Your Shop With These 4 Cool Auto Repair Tools

How To Cost-Effectively Equip Your Frame Rack for Today’s Vehicles

Collision Repair Twitter Accounts

NACE | CARS 2015 is Coming Up; Here’s Why You Should Be There

Aluminum Repair Resources from Around the Web

Accurate Repairs Start With Accurate Vehicle Repair Data

Your Guide to Repairing Collision Damage on Aluminum Body Cars

4 Reasons to Fund Ongoing Collision Repair Training

Get the Most Out of Your MIG Welder with the Right Setup

Three Auto Body Repair Tools That Can Make or Break Your Shop

How to Keep Up with Body Shop Tool Updates

Auto Tech Training Can Give You An Edge

Why a Fume Extractor is Must for Shop Safety

Our New Body Shop Tools Don’t Suck (Except the Fume Extractor . . .)

How a One-Stop Provider Makes Buying Body Shop Equipment Easier

What Not To Miss From Chief® At Automechanika Chicago

Improve Structural Repair Cycle Times with Blueprinting

What is Collisionology?