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GM Calibration Requirements – Information now available on I-CAR’s RTS portal.

GM Calibration Requirements – Information now available on I-CAR’s RTS portal.

| November 29, 2017
 

 Today’s GM vehicles offer their latest in safety features, including lane departure warnings, park-assist, and blind spot detection. As more vehicle materials, technologies and safety procedures are introduced, collision repair technicians need to be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform complete, safe and quality repairs. These interrelated safety devices are known collectively […]

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TRAINING FOR TOMORROW

TRAINING FOR TOMORROW

| October 6, 2017
 

 I-CAR CEO John Van Alstyne makes the case for ongoing training Is your shop on a path to handle the ultra-sophisticated next generation of vehicles hitting American streets in the next several years? If the answer is “no” or you’re simply unsure, it’s time to act. I-CAR is here to help. CEO John Van Alstyne […]

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SAY NO TO SALVAGE – GM Issues Statement on Salvaged Parts

SAY NO TO SALVAGE – GM Issues Statement on Salvaged Parts

| September 5, 2017
 

 Insurers occasionally push salvage parts into the repair mix, declaring them to be critical cost-cutting ingredients. Whatever savings they may promise, recycled parts can arrive with serious quality issues that both compromise repair safety and raise costs. GM announced its refusal to support the use of salvage replacement parts in a statement released in late […]

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HIRING ALERT – Collision Repair Education Foundation Expands Employee Search Opportunities

HIRING ALERT – Collision Repair Education Foundation Expands Employee Search Opportunities

| September 5, 2017
 

  One of the greatest challenges facing the collision repair industry can be summed up in two words — gray hair. An aging workforce and difficulties in attracting new workers are combining to put a virtual stranglehold on the future of even the best shops. The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) is stepping in to […]

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OEM1Stop – Repair Info at Your Fingertips

OEM1Stop – Repair Info at Your Fingertips

| September 5, 2017
 

 When shops can conveniently find what they need, they create efficiency. That can further translates into potential revenue. www.OEM1Stop.com At one time, repairers may have gotten by through deducing how a repair should be performed based mainly on experience. Today, that approach is reckless and dangerous. Most repairs must be performed according to OEM guidelines. […]

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