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Autonomous Vehicles Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), lane departure warning systems (LWDS), collision avoidance systems, adaptive cruise control (ACC), and more.
Braking Vehicle braking systems, including: antilock braking systems (ABS), brake-by-wire (BBW), and more.
Chassis Suspension and chassis systems.
Collision Body and collision service and repair.
Diagnostic Network Anything related to the Diagnostic Network community and its development.
Driveability Vehicle performance and driveability anomalies and issues, and their root causes, including: case studies, white papers, Q&A, troubleshooting, and technical support.
Drivetrain Drivetrain components such as transmissions, drivelines, drive axles, transfer case, PTO, u-joints, and traction motors.
Education Education and training in the automotive, collision and heavy-duty vehicle markets.
Electrical Electrical and electronic systems, including: case studies involving electrically controlled systems such as window motors, power distribution systems, starting and sharing systems, and convenience systems.
Electrification Electric-powered vehicles, including: hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery electric vehicles (BEV), fuel cell vehicles (FCEV), and more.
Emissions Vehicle emission control strategies, including: closed loop fuel control, catalytic converter efficiency, NOx control, Exhaust gas recirculation, variable valve timing, and more.
Employment Employment, employees wanted, jobs wanted, etc.
Fabrication Fabrication of parts, systems, components, and mounting systems to assist with repairs.
Heavy Duty Diagnosis, service, and repair of heavy duty vehicles, including: engine performance, electrical, electronic, and mechanical systems found on vehicles up to Class 8 trucks.
HVAC Climate control systems, including: temperature controlled seats, heated steering wheels, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.
Industry Any topics related to the automotive, collision and heavy duty transportation industries, including: regulations, licensing, certification, safety, and more.
Management Business management, including: shop-front and back-office operations, shop management systems, customer relation systems, communication systems, employee training, staffing, and best practices for workshop management.
Marketplace Non-commercial selling or purchasing of items used in the vehicle service industry.
Motorsports Formula One (F1), IndyCar, NASCAR, Le Mans, motocross, rally, drag, kart, off-road and any other form of motor sports.
Network Communications Vehicle communication systems, including: networks, controller area networks (CAN), UART, communication busses, wiring systems, terminating resistors, gateway models, and more.
Parts Parts related to vehicle service and repair operations.
Powersports Powersport vehicles, including: motorcycles, ATVs, scooters, watercraft, and more.
Programming Module setup, configuration, programming, and diagnostics when module reprogramming operations fail.
Propulsion Vehicle propulsion systems including: internal combustion engines, electric motors, electric machines, and traction motors.
Restoration Vehicle restoration, including: specifications, identification, rare parts sourcing, refinishing, upholstery, and more.
Safety Vehicle safety systems, including: supplemental restraint systems, seat belts, air bags, crash avoidance, tire pressure monitoring, child seats and more.
Security Vehicle security systems, including: locksmith service, keyless entry, immobilizer, theft related parts, security coding and programming and more.
Tooling Tool related topics, including: hand tools, diagnostic tools, tool servicing, tool ideas and best practices applied to tool usage.
Other Any topics outside the scope of our current topics.

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