Ann Arbor’s Opus IVS Partners for Nationwide Collision Diagnostics

Opus IVS, the intelligent vehicle support division of the Opus Group in Ann Arbor, and 1Collision have entered into an agreement to deploy Opus’ DriveSafe collision scanning solution to its network of independently owned collision repair centers.
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Ann Arbor's Opus IVS and 1Collision have partnered to deploy Opus' DriveSafe collision scanning solution (pictured) to a 1Collision's nationwide network of repair shops. // Courtesy of Opus IVS
Ann Arbor’s Opus IVS and 1Collision have partnered to deploy Opus’ DriveSafe collision scanning solution (pictured) to a 1Collision’s nationwide network of repair shops. // Courtesy of Opus IVS

Opus IVS, the intelligent vehicle support division of the Opus Group in Ann Arbor, and 1Collision have entered into an agreement to deploy Opus’ DriveSafe collision scanning solution to its network of independently owned collision repair centers.

“We are excited to partner with Opus IVS, a leader in OEM-endorsed diagnostic technology and remote programming and support, to provide our affiliates with a first-class, OEM-endorsed diagnostic tool to help complete high-quality, safe and proper repairs in a timely and customer-friendly manner,” says Jim Keller, president and COO of 1Collision.

“The Opus IVS DriveSafe solution totally supports our focus on constantly improving the auto body repair process and utilizing our unique SMART Performance System to deliver the results, technical training, and management expertise that insurers require.”

1Collision is headquartered in Milwaukee and has a 260-location collision repair network throughout North America. It plans to implement the solution to create an efficient workflow process, allowing its shops to improve cycle time while performing aftermarket, pre-scans, in-process, post-scans, OEM scanning, flash programming, and advanced driver assistance.

“Opus IVS is proud to be the collision solution for 1Collision and is looking forward to supporting its Affiliates across the U.S. with diagnostic scanning, calibration, remote programming, and live expert support,” says Brian Herron, president of Opus IVS. “Our team has provided OEM-endorsed solutions to dealerships and independent repairers for over a decade.

“Our DriveSafe product provides collision repair facilities with the capability for aftermarket quick-scanning, OEM-endorsed scanning, programming and ADAS calibrations backed by live diagnostic support to complete a quality repair — all coupled with the ability to easily document the results. We are pleased that 1Collision selected Opus IVS to bring solutions to their Affiliate partners that support the future of repairing advanced vehicles.”

Opus IVS is a division of the Opus Group, formed through the merging of DrewTech, Autologic, Farsight, BlueLink, and AutoEnginuity. Opus Group has more than 2,600 employees and 34 offices globally.

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