Repairability Consulting

I-CAR has the repairability consulting expertise to help OEMs enhance collision repair information and procedures, customer satisfaction and occupant safety.

Vehicle repairability is a critical, but sometimes undervalued, factor in effective vehicle design. Vehicles that are designed to contribute to complete, safe and quality repairs.

As a not-for-profit training organization and a "linking pin" between OEMs and the collision repair industry, I-CAR offers OEMs unique expertise in repairability consulting. Our in-house team of technical experts focus solely on vehicle repairability and can support your design, manufacture and continuous improvement of vehicles for enhanced repairability. Our repairability consulting services include:

  • Repairability analysis during the initial design phase, to help you build vehicles that allow for less intrusive, safer, and more efficient and effective collision repairs.
  • Repair procedure consulting during the service strategy development phase to help you identify and implement user-friendly collision repair procedures for new vehicles.
  • Providing you a conduit, from the collision repair industry, post-launch, to address repair issues and help you make service parts available in the right configurations to lower repair costs and minimize repair intrusiveness.
  • Support in creating your repair procedure documentation. Our capabilities range from basic consulting to full creation of collision repair videos at our I-CAR Tech Center, which offers a full body shop as well as comprehensive video capabilities.

Contact us to learn more about I-CAR's repairability consulting services today.