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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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Sticking to RECOMMENDATIONS

Sticking to RECOMMENDATIONS

| June 1, 2018
 

 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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GM ramps up criteria requirements for new Collision Repair Network

GM ramps up criteria requirements for new Collision Repair Network

| June 1, 2018
 

 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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Label Lookup – QR code replaces GM SPID label

Label Lookup – QR code replaces GM SPID label

| June 1, 2018
 

 QR code replaces GM SPID label Locating the Service Parts Identification (SPID) label too often has been a troublesome task that costs shops precious cycle time. GM has eliminated this chore by replacing the SPID with a QR Code providing consistent and immediate access to accurate paint and other vehicle information. Available on some 2017 […]

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GM Makes its First Apperance at the Northeast Exposition

GM Makes its First Apperance at the Northeast Exposition

| June 1, 2018
 

 The GM Collision Parts team set up shop from March 16–18 as a first-time exhibitor of the NORTHEAST 2018 auto show. Wholesale Collision Manager John Eck says GM decided to exhibit when it saw an opportunity to reach out to new customers. “It’s a chance to reach a geographic market segmentation we may not see […]

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