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Vehicle Technology and Trends 2010
NEW10

Course format: Live instruction with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 3 hours
Estimated Duration: 4 hours
Pricing
Gold Class: $114.00
Platinum: $114.00
Standard: $138.00

Prior Recommended Programs

  • Electric and Electric Hybrid Vehicles (ALT01)
  • Hybrid Electric And Alternative Fuel Vehicles (ALT02)
  • Steel Unibody Front and Rear Rails, Floors, and Front Structure (SPS01)
  • Steel Unibody, A-, B-, C-, D-Pillars, and Rocker Panels (SPS02)
  • Steel Unitized Structures Technologies and Repair (SPS07)

This course meets New Technology training requirements for the following roles:
Estimator
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians
Refinish Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Estimator
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians
Refinish Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

NEW10
Did you know you may also satisfy this requirement by completing the Live course NEW16?

  • Describe features and technologies that distinguish newer model vehicles from their predecessors and spot technology trends
  • Identify the newest technologies found on North American, Asian, and European vehicles
  • Understand some of the influences that are contributing to rapid changes in vehicle technology
  • Describe some of today’s newest innovations including materials and designs, safety features, park-assist systems, collision-warning systems, alternative fuel systems, and more
  • Identify the trends that will become tomorrow’s standard features

Module 1 – Trends and Industry Influences
This module offers an overview of some of the latest technology available on today’s vehicles and the factors that influence trends in technology.

Module 2 – North American Vehicle Makers
The course continues with a description of features, technologies, and materials found on new North American vehicles including several popular Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors vehicles.

Module 3 – Asian Vehicle Makers
Features found on new Asian vehicles including Honda/Acura, Hyundai, Kia, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan/Infiniti, and Toyota/Lexus are discussed in this module.

Module 4 – European Vehicle Makers
This module focuses on features being introduced by European vehicle makers including Audi/Volkswagen, BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo.

Module 5 – Future Trends and Other Developments
The final module of the course covers the trends that point to future innovations in vehicle technology.



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