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FRONT END REPAIR KITS ADD EASE TO TOUGH REPAIRS

FRONT END REPAIR KITS ADD EASE TO TOUGH REPAIRS

| January 2, 2019
 

 FOR 2019 CHEVROLET SILVERADO AND GMC SIERRA LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS Shops probably see more front-end collisions than any other collision type. This familiarity doesn’t make repairs any easier since violent frontal hits can cause widespread damage requiring complicated, labor-intensive fixes. With full-size trucks, this work becomes even tougher considering the dimensions of the affected parts and […]

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I-CAR® WORKS WITH GM TO PROVIDE CURRENT COLLISION REPAIR PROTOCOLS

I-CAR® WORKS WITH GM TO PROVIDE CURRENT COLLISION REPAIR PROTOCOLS

| January 2, 2019
 

 By Mark Bochenek, Principal, OEM Business Development, I-CAR The advent of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that are paving the way for autonomous vehicle technologies is driving rapid change in the automotive and collision repair industries. In this constantly evolving environment, it is vital that collision repair technicians are up-to-date on all the latest OEM […]

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ARE YOU READY TO JOIN THE GM COLLISION REPAIR NETWORK?

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN THE GM COLLISION REPAIR NETWORK?

| January 2, 2019
 

 As vehicle complexity evolves, performing safe and proper repairs have become more challenging. The GM Collision Repair Network (GM CRN) offers a comprehensive collision program that incorporates the highest industry standards for its members ensuring they have correct tools, equipment, and training. Powerful Support to Drive Business Your WayComing in 2019, your shop could appear […]

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R.O. WRITER STREAMLINES ORDERING OF GM GENUINE PARTS

R.O. WRITER STREAMLINES ORDERING OF GM GENUINE PARTS

| January 2, 2019
 

 Have a taste for adding more high-quality OE parts to your work? R.O. Writer has just put them on the menu for every repair. In August 2018, R.O. Writer, maker of some of the most popular shop management tools in the market, rolled out a new product version that adds the ability to order OE […]

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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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