National Collision

Nashville, TN– April 15, 2019 – Starting off a week of industry meetings and events, a group from the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) took an evening to stop by Pro Spot’s new Training Facility outside of Nashville, TN. Pro Spot’s team put together an interactive welding prop that...
ORLANDO, Fla. (Apr. 16, 2019) – Driving at night carries the highest fatality rate for both drivers and pedestrians but could be made safer by headlight technology already on the roads in Europe and Canada. New research from AAA found that European vehicles equipped with adaptive driving beam...
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 17, 2019 – The I-CAR® Board of Directors (BOD) today announced innovations to the organization’s Governance Model that are designed to provide a stronger, more robust and modern framework for leading I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, into the...
Windshield with forward camera.
(Jacksonville, FL – April 17, 2019) – AirPro Diagnostics announced today that it has filed for patent protection on a revolutionary new product which brings Cognitive Augmented Reality (C.A.R.) to present digitized calibration targets to vehicles requiring ADAS calibrations. A picture containing...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (April 12, 2019) – The Collision Repair Industry Snapshot Survey, co-sponsored by the Collision Repair Education Foundation and I-CAR©, has launched and is open for responses from collision shop owners and managers. The data collected by this year’s study will be compared to...
NEW YORK, April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global automotive refinish coatings market is expected to reach USD 11.34 Billion by 2026, according to a new report by Reports and Data. This can be mainly associated with the increasing disposable income, changing lifestyle and buying behavior of...
The online course (with post-test) Introduction to Diagnostics and Scan Tools (VT210E01) discusses various scan tools and their capabilities.
Hoffman Estates, Ill.—With its maze of wiring, modules, and sensors, today’s vehicle resembles a computer network on wheels. I-CAR’s newest courses in electrical and diagnostics provide training to meet evolving repair needs, said Josh McFarlin, director of curriculum and product development. “...
Frank Terlep cautions any shop pulling data from a vehicle to have the customer’s authorization to do so.
Palm Springs, Calif.—Aaron Schulenburg of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) is among those saying that it’s not just California shops that should be concerned about a new consumer privacy law going into effect next January in that state. The California Consumer Privacy Act gives...
Mechanicsville, Va.—The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) held its ninth annual gala fundraiser in Palm Springs, Calif., alongside the Collision Industry Conference, where attendees set new records. Gala guests were able to participate in a raffle and silent auction featuring many items, donated...
Chicago—CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) has announced the availability of its 2019 Crash Course report, a data-driven look at the business drivers and technology trends impacting the automotive industry. In the report – titled RETHINK – CCC Industry Analyst Susanna Gotsch explores how the auto...

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