collision repair training

  • To better equip collision repairers with the knowledge and skills they need to develop and present quality repair estimates, I-CAR has launched a new course designed to focus specifically on exploring the Estimator Professional Development Program (PDP) role.
  • SEMA launched a new program designed to support and engage high school students in the automotive hobby.
  • As national franchising manager at the Detail Garage chain, Chad Zani assists franchisees in preparing educational events and marketing initiatives aimed at promoting car care products from parent-company Chemical Guys.
  • Chemical Guys, a supplier in a 300,000-square-foot facility hosting its own Smart Detailing University, is expanding its global reach through Detail Garage retail franchises aimed at imparting detailing knowledge to a walk-in car-buffing customer base.
  • WIX Filters and O’Reilly Auto Parts, partners with Tomorrow’s Tech as title sponsors for the 2017 School of the Year competition, have announced the Top 20 schools selected from 370 nominations across 86 schools in the U.S.
    Wix Filters
  • More than 300 collision industry executives attended the annual MSO Symposium, representing approximately $6.3 billion in annual revenue from more than 2400 collision repair locations, as reported by The Roman’s Group.
    MSO Symposium
  • NACE Automechanika Chicago featured more than 360 leading suppliers displaying new automotive service and repair technologies, while connecting to nearly 8,000 attendees who took part in activities throughout Automotive Service and Collision Repair Week.
    NACE Automechanika Chicago Entrance
  • Regarding operation and diagnostics, today, if you press a button to pop a SUV’s hatch, your switch is likely sending a LIN bus message to the BCM to broadcast another message on CAN to a lift gate module so it can activate an output driver circuit that provides the voltage to the hatch release solenoid.
    dave hobbs