In the January 2019 open board meeting in Palm Springs, California, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists’ (SCRS) Education Committee presented an annual overview of "Kool Tools" and unique products for collision repair businesses.
I’ve heard so many people in the industry say that OEM shop certification will become the “new DRP.” A lot of shops are saying, “We just need to get the insurance companies out of the mix so we can fix cars the way we’re support to fix cars: to OEM specifications.”
At this point, you’re hopefully seeing this as a huge opportunity for shops! These features, which are loved so much by the driving public, are going to carry additional cost to properly maintain the vehicle.
A workshop at SEMA, “Understanding Shop Liability in this Era of Diagnostics, Calibrations, and Programming,” featured a panel of collision industry professionals including Jack Rozint, Aaron Clark, Chuck Olsen, Nick Notte, and Scott Kaboos.
Reflecting the attitudes of the entire Faulkner Organization’s team of 28 dealerships and 12 body shops, April Lausch is totally committed to building lasting relationships with both their customers and the entire Central Pennsylvania community.
Finely calibrated sensors help drivers avoid collisions, stay in their lanes, monitor their blind spots, and much more. However, these new technologies also complicate auto maintenance and collision repairs in ways that many motorists have never considered, advises Janet Bigelow of Advanced Tire & Auto Center on Highway 35 in Aberdeen.
This latest Remarkable Results podcast with Carm Capriotto, he speaks with Scott Shotton — a Motor Age contributor — on entry-level technicians, tips on becoming an aftermarket trainer and post-secondary automotive education.
In a classic David versus Goliath legislative struggle, collision repairers in the state of Wyoming have said no to legislation historically promoted by some insurers, parts certification advocates and others.
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