Rail Replacements. Repair this common front-end damage with GM recommended instructions. When the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox hits the streets this Spring, the redesigned SUV will carry with it some impressive active safety features. Low-Speed Forward Automatic Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert and Safety Alert Seat systems all come standard. Joining […]
Following a popular and highly successful 2016 run, GM’s InShop Clinics return this year with even more training options and brand new classes held onsite at your shop. These cutting-edge training sessions provide a first-class look at current repairs and the future of automotive service. New for 2017 are: Aluminum Repair and Welding (W-SR04-01.01IST) This course […]
Help Wanted? Help Found! I-CAR Student Career Fairs Give Shops Chance to Hire the Cream of the Crop.
Whether shops actually place Help Wanted posts on Internet job boards or in the press, most are always on the lookout for more good people. Lately, the combination of an aging workforce and an expanding market is forcing repairers to act with more urgency to fill staff voids, especially with younger workers. This is no […]
Adding more Genuine GM Parts to your repair mix cuts cycle times and other waste since they always fit right the first time and require no additional work. Oftentimes, shops need to pair this strategy with additional tactics to run even leaner. They’re fortunate to work in an industry with a plethora of vendor-sponsored lean […]
Anyone who’s looking for a golden idea on raising CSI scores might want to pay special attention to arguably the most overlooked part of a repair — delivery. Shops and customers have two very different takes on this event. For many repairers, it’s not much more than a final necessary step before […]