Education

Bethesda, Md. – April 25, 2019 – Distributors and suppliers who participated in the most recent Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Business and Education Conference, and accepted the AWDA Challenge, together contributed more than $92,000 to the University of the Aftermarket...
The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Foundation’s multi-faceted initiative to spark interest in service technician careers at car and commercial truck dealerships is gaining financial support from across the entire industry. Toyota Motor North America, which recently donated $100,000...
Warrensville Heights, Ohio – Martin Senour Paints has announced its 2019 second quarter training schedule, offering classes in Color Adjustment and Blending, Painter Certification and Pro//BASE™ Refinish System Painter Certification. The training courses are to be held in Dallas, Philadelphia,...
Cranbury, NJ… CRP Automotive (crpautomotive.com), a leading source of OE-quality replacement and service parts, has completed the 100th episode of its informational Inside The Brands educational video series, which was developed as an informational and technical resource for professional automotive...
Grants for post-secondary automotive instructors to attend the Self Drive SINCLAIR conference in Dayton, Ohio are available online at www.selfdrivesinclair.org. The July 29-Aug. 2 event is a National Science Foundation project sponsored by GM, FCA, Honda, and Toyota. It is intended to assist...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (April 9, 2019) – I-CAR© expanded its support of collision schools and students, making a $225,000 donation to the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The contribution was made as part of I-CAR’s 40th Anniversary Volunteer & Instructor Conference held March 1-3 in Orlando...
Allentown, PA, April 9, 2019 – As part of its national training efforts, Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has joined forces with the Tire Industry Association (TIA) to co-sponsor the 2019 Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Instructor Training Tour. The 4-day, hands-on training...
Over 100 videos and more related to heat and sound control solutions for all make and model vehicles now on YouTube
Avon Lake, OH, (April 1, 2019)…DEI is pleased to launch the DEI Garage Video Series to help customers understand the right way to improve the comfort of their vehicle, protect them from damaging heat and reduce noise and vibration. The company’s YouTube channel currently includes over 100 videos...
AIST will be implementing curriculums, classroom designs and project-based learning from school models across the country and unifying them under one roof.
Colorado Springs, Colo.—Progress is being made on a school in Colorado Springs to address one of the aftermarket’s biggest pain points — developing new techs who are well trained and prepared when they enter a shop. The Automotive Institute of Science and Technology (AIST) will be ready for its...
Linthicum, Maryland 29 March 2019 - The Auto Body Repair Network (ABRN), Automotive Training Institute (ATI), and Automotive Management Institute (AMi) announced that they are collaborating to provide a webinar series geared toward improving the success of collision shop owners. The series kicked...

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