Education

BETHESDA, Md. – May 6, 2019 – The Import Vehicle Community and the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), communities of the Auto Care Association, are offering full scholarships for two association members to attend the highly acclaimed University of the Aftermarket’s 2019-2020 Leadership 2.0...
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (May 1, 2019) -- The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is expanding its youth outreach efforts by partnering with the NHRA’s Youth & Education Services (YES) Program. This initiative enables SEMA to reach and introduce students to the excitement and opportunities...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (April 29, 2019) – National Coatings & Supplies (NCS)/ Single Source have donated $88,830 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation, which was made in part with NCS/ Single Source’s paint manufacturer partners (AkzoNobel, Axalta, BASF, and PPG), along with customer...
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...

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