Education

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio - September 19, 2018 -- PPG has announced its collision refinish training schedule for the fourth quarter of 2018. Classes cover a wide variety of subjects and are designed to ensure that PPG paint technicians stay up to date with their refinish certification and knowledge of PPG...
Earning one of these Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) gold certification labels is a little more challenging under the new edition of ANSI/ALI ALCTV now in effect – and that’s good news for lift operator safety.
Cortland, New York (Sept. 17, 2018) – It’s now a little more challenging for a vehicle lift to earn an Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) gold certification label – and that’s good news for lift operator safety. ANSI/ALI ALCTV is the safety standard covering vehicle lift design, construction, testing...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (September 14, 2018) – The Collision Repair Education Foundation is currently accepting nominations for its “Collision Student of the Year” award. The deadline for nominations is September 21, 2018. Launched two years ago, the Collision Student of the Year award, seeks to...
AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas will offer extensive training for service professionals in the global automotive aftermarket industry.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Sept. 14, 2018 – AAPEX 2018 will provide service professionals with an extensive lineup of training sessions to keep them ahead of the curve in today’s rapidly changing and technology-driven automotive aftermarket. The expanded program includes training on shop equipment and...
After a summer hiatus, Mike Anderson of Collision Advice is resuming his series of free “Learn to Research, Research to Learn” webinars with a session conducted on Thursday, September 27, focused on Volkswagen’s “erWin” information system. “Checking the OEM websites for collision repair procedures...
Students, register for this FREE event and receive a complimentary lunch! Dozens of employers attending from various industries want to speak with you! Don't be surprised to find an interesting job in a field you didn't expect. Be prepared to interview with your potential employer: dress...
Since 2011 KIA has been producing documents outlining issues that can occur with their CAN equipped vehicles when certain devices are introduced to the vehicle electrical system. KIA is not unique in this problem however there are some drivability problems that can be very frustrating for techs to...
Video details the advantages of the ODYSSEY® battery over conventional lead acid batteries
READING, Pennsylvania, September 6, 2018 – EnerSys® (NYSE:ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications and the manufacturer of ODYSSEY® batteries, released a new video that highlights the features and benefits of the ODYSSEY® battery versus conventional lead acid...
OVERLAND PARK, KAN., Sept. 6 – S/P2 (sp2.org) and CARS Cooperative (cars.coop) have partnered to provide CARS members with access to the S/P2 Careers database of entry-level technician candidates across the country. Each CARS member will receive $100 in S/P2 Careers credits that they can use to...
POWAY, Calif., Sept. 5, 2018 – Mitchell 1 announces the schedule for its Manager™ SE Shop Management Training Webinar Series, a new format for its popular Manager SE shop management software workshop that will make the training more accessible and convenient, and allow more users to attend and...

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Parts & People is published monthly by Automotive Counseling and Publishing Company, Inc., a Colorado corporation, P.O. Box 18731 Denver, CO 80203, 303-765-4664. President-Lance Buchner. Founded by Lance Buchner and Dave Lucia.