I-CAR Press Room : 2017

3/23/2017

Chuck Sulkala, past chairman of the I-CAR International Board of Directors, was awarded the Lifetime Contribution Award in recognition of his years of dedicated leadership and service to I-CAR, and his passion and commitment to excellence in the collision industry. This award was presented at the recent 2017 I-CAR Volunteer and Instructor Conference held in La Jolla, Calif.

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3/16/2017

Joe Laurentino, Immediate Past Chairman of the I-CAR® International Board of Directors, was awarded the Founder’s Award for his dedication and service to I-CAR at the 2017 I-CAR Volunteer & Instructor Conference held in La Jolla, Calif.

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2/23/2017

I-CAR launched the Repairability Technical Support™ (RTS) Portal in July 2014 to enhance the overall repair process for the collision repair inter-industry. The online portal puts the most up-to-date collision repair technical information at the fingertips of front-line technicians, shop owners, estimators, insurance specialists and field educators in one, easy-to-navigate hub.

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2/23/2017

In 2016, I-CAR® achieved double-digit growth in shops and technicians trained, rolled out new products and services, and forged new industry partnerships, all in an effort to better serve the collision repair inter-industry.

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2/13/2017

Recently, ASE (Automotive Service Excellence), announced the new slate of board members for the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC). Josh McFarlin, I-CAR’s Director, Curriculum and Product Development, has been named to the Automotive Training Managers Council’s Board of Directors. McFarlin will be serving his first three-year term and bringing his automotive and technical training experience to the ATMC board.

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1/11/2017

As part of its commitment to providing the collision repair industry with the best possible training, services and support, I-CAR® has made key industry facing and management team additions that are working to expand and improve our industry support initiatives.

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1/10/2017

I-CAR® Industry Technical Support Manager Steve Marks was presented with the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) Community Hero Award during the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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1/9/2017

I-CAR® has released seven new one-hour, online courses, as part of its new Vehicle and Technology Specific Training curriculum portfolio.

 

The courses include three that are Nissan/INFINITI specific, a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Collision Repair Overview, a course on calibration of front facing cameras and front radar, an introduction to diagnostics and scan tools and a new one-hour online version of the 2017 edition of I-CAR’s popular vehicle technology and trends course. 

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