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Genuine GM Rewards – Top Reward Picks of 2017

Genuine GM Rewards – Top Reward Picks of 2017

| January 8, 2018
 

 Genuine GM Rewards Program makes giving (and receiving) great gifts possible all-year-round. Judging from recent program numbers, shopping and enjoying cold beverages are on the minds of many participating shops independent of the season. Topping the list of popular gift card redemptions is the $50 gift card, followed by gift cards for department stores. The […]

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Future Tech(s) – I-CAR GM Collision Repair Overview Course

Future Tech(s) – I-CAR GM Collision Repair Overview Course

| January 8, 2018
 

 I-CAR Launches GM Collision Repair Overview Course as Part of Vehicle and Technology Specific Training Program. General Motors CEO Mary Barra was quoted on the topic of autonomous cars in the Business Insider’s December 2016 issue stating, “We are in the midst of seeing more change in the next five years than we’ve seen in […]

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Request… GRANTED! GM Now Offers Vehicle Certification Labels.

Request… GRANTED! GM Now Offers Vehicle Certification Labels.

| November 29, 2017
 

 You spoke, GM listened. GM has begun producing Genuine GM certification labels through their service organization. A common casualty of collisions, especially those near the B-pillar or driver’s door, this label lists information drivers and auto service businesses frequently turn to—namely, the VIN, axle weights, and tire size and pressure, as well as potential regulatory information. […]

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GM engineering explains why and when rivet bonding is necessary

GM engineering explains why and when rivet bonding is necessary

| October 6, 2017
 

 Why Rivet Bonding? In the collision repair business, understanding why a repair is performed a specific way can be just as important as knowing when and how to do it. GM’s Bob Hartman—who works on the Advanced Serviceability of Design for Body Structure—explains the need for rivet bonding. Rivet Bonding is used to replace spot […]

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Safe Repairs -GM’s Position Statement on Pre- and Post-Repair Scans

Safe Repairs -GM’s Position Statement on Pre- and Post-Repair Scans

| March 15, 2017
 

  Little things mean a lot. In the world of collision repair, they can mean the difference between a motorist walking away from an accident or a disaster. Take the network of sensors and electronics controlling vital vehicle safety and performance systems, overlook damage to just one of these many critical pieces of the automated […]

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