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Is Collision Repair Different for Electric Vehicles? 

Is Collision Repair Different for Electric Vehicles? 

To most, it may seem as if car collision repairs are universal, but not all cars are created equal. That is why many auto technicians go through regular training and earn certifications. They need to be knowledgeable about the latest industry standards on various vehicles. Different types of vehicles, including electric and hybrid, come with their own set of repair obstacles. At Pfaff Autoworks, our team of technicians is regularly trained to make sure that we are staying on top of new collision repair industry trends and processes. We also have in-house state-of-the-art equipment and machinery that we utilize to provide quality collision repairs for our client’s vehicles. In this article by Pfaff Autoworks, we share some information about how collision repair is different for electric vehicles. 

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Electric vehicle collision repair is more complex

If you get into an accident in your electric vehicle, the process top repair it can be far more complex and tedious than a gas-powered vehicle to get fixed. This is mainly because the battery can be easily damaged and can be expensive to replace. Also, electric and hybrid vehicles haven’t been around for as long as gas-powered vehicles. Thus harder to source some of the parts used in the repair. Newer parts can be purchased from the original manufacturer but if you’re looking for used parts, it can be harder to source. However, if you find yourself in an unfortunate situation with a damaged vehicle on your hands, we urge you to bring it into Pfaff Autoworks for repairs. You may as well bring your electric vehicle into a professional facility that has the equipment and expertise to repair your car properly. 

What about luxury electric vehicles?

The Tesla Model 3 has become the best-selling electric vehicle of all time, but its blend of steel and aluminum construction also means that, like its electrical counterparts, it can be more expensive to repair. Even minor damage can easily cost thousands of dollars. As you are probably already aware of the higher cost to repair when you drive a Tesla vehicle, at Pfaff Autoworks, we are certified to handle Tesla collision repairs. We have the specific tools and equipment required to work on electric vehicles.

Naturally, there is going to be a different process to repair your damaged electric vehicle. Electric vehicles are made with very high-end materials and intricate technology. These repairs need to be handled by professional technicians who understand how your vehicle works inside and out. Bring your damaged electric vehicle into Pfaff Autoworks and experience total professionalism and state-of-the-art equipment and machinery. 

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