Education

CHARLOTTE (November 20, 2018)-- The collision repair industry is always evolving and changing, sometimes faster than store owners and repair professionals can keep up. This year, CARSTAR has elevated its learning platform to help its franchise partners across North America stay up-to-date on the...
OVERLAND PARK, KAN., Nov. 20 – S/P2 (sp2.org) has added a new course written specifically to help automotive service, maintenance and light repair, collision repair, and medium/heavy-duty truck programs meet ASE accreditation requirements. The new course is called “Preparing a Vehicle for Service...
San Diego, CA – The Automotive Training Group is excited to announce the release of their all new 6.7L Ford Powerstroke training manual and seminar. Product Overview:This 6.7L Powerstroke seminar and manual cover a variety of Scan Tool, DVOM, Lab Scope, and direct testing procedures for fuel, air,...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (November 9, 2018) – The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced more than $500,000 Ultimate Collision Education Makeover school grants supported by donations from industry companies and local I-CAR committee fundraising activities. The announcement came during the...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (October 26, 2018) – Allstate Insurance Company has continued its strong commitment to the future of the collision industry by contributing $100,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation. Industry donations such as Allstate’s assist the Foundation in its ability to...
Hamburg, 25 October 2018. Based in Hamburg, manufacturing company MEYLE has a new tool to help workshops properly flush the cooling system. The tool, which MEYLE offers in collaboration with quality tool partner HAZET, can flush the cooling system using water and compressed air, so there’s no need...
DAVIDSON, N.C., OCT. 23, 2018 ­ Ingersoll Rand®, a global leader in reliable and innovative power tools, has awarded six U.S. high schools in five states with $120,000 in grant monies from its charitable foundation as part of its Real Tools For Schools Program. This is the second grant the six...
Polyvance is proud to announce the addition of its newest online plastic repair course -- EPR-01 Estimating Plastic Repair to their online training portal. Developed in partnership with Accountable Estimating, EPR-01 is an online, self-paced course designed to educate collision damage estimators...
GLEN MILLS, Pa., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Axalta (NYSE: AXTA) is hosting an automotive career fair at its Customer Experience Center in Concord, NC on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT. The event, co-sponsored by the Collision Repair Education Foundation and the...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - October 16, 2018 — TechForce Foundation has named Tina Smith as its Director of National Partnership, responsible for developing corporate partnerships throughout the transportation industry (including automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, marine, motorsports,...

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