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GM COLLISION EXHIBITS AT SEMA 2018

GM COLLISION EXHIBITS AT SEMA 2018

Heeding the logic “go where the customers are,” GM Collision joined the growing ranks of first-time exhibitors at SEMA looking for new ways to reach out to the folks who use their products and services every day. SEMA turned out to be the ideal locale to engage an energized customer base that knows the value […]

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GM ramps up criteria requirements for new Collision Repair Network

GM ramps up criteria requirements for new Collision Repair Network

Late last year, GM announced plans to launch a comprehensive collision certification program in the early part of 2018. Since then GM has been building a set of requirements based on a rethinking of the certification program model to create a more complete repair experience for shops and customers. GM Wholesale Channel Associate Rachel Rodriguez […]

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Knights of the Roundtable

Knights of the Roundtable

OEM Roundtable on crusade to help repairers and vehicle owner In a highly-competitive industry with powerful insurance groups influencing labor rates and repair policies, shops can find themselves asking that question. Repairers perform all the work and assume all the liabilities and yet can feel powerless and isolated when it comes to addressing industry issues. […]

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2018 CHEVROLET BOLT I-CAR TRAINING

2018 CHEVROLET BOLT I-CAR TRAINING

Following the success of the Chevrolet Volt, GM launched the Bolt in 2017. The Bolt is a technology-rich, plug-in electric vehicle (EV). Powered by a lithium-ion battery, the Bolt is a true EV. The Bolt has two unique technologies to assist in regenerative braking, helping to minimize range anxiety. The first is what Chevrolet calls […]

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Sticking to RECOMMENDATIONS

Sticking to RECOMMENDATIONS

Know the rules for applying I.R. structural adhesives Repairing bonds using impact resistant I.R. structural adhesives can present some steep challenges. “The glue doesn’t tell you what it is or how to fix it,” says GM Lead Service Engineer Bob Hiser. That’s where proper training and OEM repair instructions come into play. Along with these […]

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Inside Advantage – Shops stay one step ahead in the repair game with GM Training Clinics

Inside Advantage – Shops stay one step ahead in the repair game with GM Training Clinics

Though they’re located in different states, Quality Automotive in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Grahams Auto and Truck in Poynette, Wisconsin, have lots in common. They’ve both been in business for 20+ years, offer a full range of repairs, are remarkably successful and focus heavily on training. And both are big fans of GM Training […]

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REPAIR INSIGHTS LEADERSHIP SERIES: Kristen Felder, A View from Both Sides

REPAIR INSIGHTS LEADERSHIP SERIES: Kristen Felder, A View from Both Sides

| January 2, 2019

Kristen Felder has worked in nearly every segment of the collision repair industry. She grew up in a family body shop, painting, performing repairs and even managing the business before her senior year of high school. After graduating from Arkansas State University with a degree in Public Relations, Felder began a 14-year career in the […]

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Mike Anderson on Trends, News, and Information Shops Need to Survive

Mike Anderson on Trends, News, and Information Shops Need to Survive

| October 30, 2018

Mike Anderson is a former shop owner, industry advocate and writer with over 30 years of experience in collision repair. He’s president and owner of CollisionAdvice, a full-service autobody collision consulting company. Anderson’s also a highly sought-after speaker who regularly presents at SEMA, NACE and a number of other industry events. Anderson sat down with GM […]

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