Tag: Collision repair

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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GM Releases Position Statement on Replacements of Bumper/Fascia with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

GM Releases Position Statement on Replacements of Bumper/Fascia with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

| October 30, 2018
 

 ENSURE SAFETY SYSTEM FUNCTIONALITY Replacing a damaged bumper/fascia on modern GM vehicles is no small matter. That’s because these parts now serve as home for sophisticated Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) such as blind spot detection, park assist, collision alerts and automatic braking. Install a less-than adequate replacement or refinish these parts incorrectly, and the […]

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ENROLLMENT IS OPEN FOR GM’S COLLISION REPAIR NETWORK

ENROLLMENT IS OPEN FOR GM’S COLLISION REPAIR NETWORK

| October 30, 2018
 

 With the 2018 NACE Automechanika show in Atlanta as a backdrop, GM announced enrollment is open for its new collision repair network. Interested shops can now sign up at the network portal by going to www.genuinegmparts.com. The portal will list all the training, equipment and tool requirements for the network. After shops enroll, there are […]

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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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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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