National Collision

I-CAR CEO & President Van Alstyne accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to ‘take break from technical tsunami and take on tsunami of ice water’

Van Alstyne nominates executive director of Collision Repair Education Foundation, makes donation to foundation and ALS
 

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Identifying counterfeit product and impeding its sale prove formidable Detroit—The government wants collision repair shops to report any counterfeit airbags they see, but it can’t tell shops exactly how to identify a counterfeit airbag. Part of the problem, according to Chris Caris, co-...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Detroit—With a show floor that doubled in size and a sizable increase in preregistered and walk-in traffic over last year’s show, the 32nd annual International Autobody Congress & Exhibition/Congress of Automotive Repair and Service (NACE/CARS) was a hit with attendees and...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Chicago—Auto repairers don’t stand still so the technology they use needs to move with them – wherever they go. CCC ONE Touch, the collision repair industry’s first estimating and repair management tool built from the ground up for a tablet device, was designed for mobility...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Santa Fe Springs, Calif.—Premiere Services, a provider of audio electronics, now has alternative parts available through CCCOne, Mitchell, APU, and Parts Trader. Premiere Services Quality Repair Program (QRP) parts are OEM-remanufactured parts that are tested, certified, and guaranteed to...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Detroit—I-CAR’s new online resource, the Repairability Technical Support Portal (i-car.com/rts) is designed to become the “go to” resource for collision repair technical questions and answers. It will enhance the overall repair process, including front-line technicians, shop...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Enterprise shares free information with repair centers to highlight length-of-rental, performance data St. Louis—Data indicates that insurance companies are significantly improving turn-around times by more than 25 percent when they refer policyholders to collision repair centers using the...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Cary, N.C.—LORD Corporation, the maker of Fusor aftermarket repair adhesives, has entered into a distribution agreement with Dow Automotive Systems to bring a new metal bonding solution to the automotive aftermarket. Developed for OEM professionals, Fusor 2098 Crash Durable Structural...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Ten new manufacturers approved Washington D.C.—For the first six months of 2014, manufacturers participating in the CAPA program have certified 61 percent more part applications than they did in the first six months of 2013.  In addition, they have put 30 percent more CAPA-certified...
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 00:11
Web-Based application delivers enhanced user-productivity features Richfield, Ohio—OEConnection, a parts e-commerce technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, has launched a new version of the CollisionLink Shop application, which now provides...
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 15:53
Lebanon, Ohio, July 3, 2014 – Trim Parts Holdings Corp. has announced the acquisition of The Right Stuff Detailing and all of its assets as the latest addition to Trim Parts Holdings’ fast-growing family of top tier restoration parts manufacturing companies. “We like the business...
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