Articles by Krista McNamara

The collision industry is not a hapless victim in the plight of the technician shortage. They can fight back against the challenges of recruiting talent into our industry — but how?
The I-CAR Board of Directors announced innovations to the organization’s Governance Model that will provide a stronger, more robust and modern framework for leading I-CAR into the future with continued relevancy and responsiveness.
Consumer privacy rights just got a lot more serious in California, with at least several other states looking to follow suit — so shop owners need to step up for the protection of their customers, their employees and their businesses as a whole.
An economist, investor and industry expert may have competing focuses, but they all agree on one thing: the automotive aftermarket is growing and the future looks bright, although uncertainty and some challenges do loom.
AASA Vision
Preserving the consumers’ freedom of choice for vehicle repairs and maintenance and data accessibility is an ongoing battle, and one that industry associations and representatives are fiercely fighting.
AkzoNobel – a global leader in automotive and specialty coatings – has released its second quarter 2019 line-up of vehicle refinishing training courses.
ASA’s Bob Redding, the organization’s Washington, D.C. representative, offered a legislative update for the beginning of 2019, discussing vehicle safety inspections, data access, OEM repair procedures and aftermarket parts.
I-CAR is expanding their training options, while also reducing training hours to increase knowledge opportunities with more efficiency.

Author Bio