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A Conversation on Scanning, Diagnostics, and Calibration with Industry Leaders

03/21/2023 by Val D'Anna
Our industry has an acute need for clear, accessible information on how new technologies are transforming collision repair procedures. Every avenue of learning needs to be explored on the topics of scanning, diagnostics and calibration as more ADAS features become standardized and new ADAS continue to be developed. This two-part video is an easy-to access opportunity to better understand how ADAS impacts collision repairs. It’s available to all in keeping with I-CAR’s vision to equip Every person in the industry with the information, knowledge and skills needed to perform collision repairs the proper way.


Jeff Silver’s I-CAR Family Fondly Remembers Him

12/02/2022 by Val D'Anna

Jeff Silver made a half-century’s worth of contributions to our industry during his 80 years. Rather than recap his extraordinary career, we reserved this space for stories about Mr. Silver from a few representatives of his I-CAR family. Despite his wide name recognition in the collision repair industry, Mr. Silver was a private person. We hope this personal tribute to our friend will deepen appreciation of this remarkable man.


I-CAR’s Rachel Castle Tells All: Inside Scoop on Bronco Build Created in Secret by All-Female Team

11/14/2022 by Val D'Anna

I-CAR’s Rachel Castle has been holding on to an exciting secret these past few months. The delivery enablement manager for I-CAR’s Southeast Region can finally share her experience as a member of the All-Female SEMA Build Team, now that SEMA has staged the “reveal” of the team’s modified build. For this special event, a Ford Bronco 4-door Wildtrak was modified according to a rendering by a female designer.


Q&A with I-CAR’s Dara Goroff on New Programming Tackling the Technician Shortage

09/06/2022 by I-CAR
The story of our new talent programming initiative is just beginning, with many more developments to be announced in the months ahead. In this blog you get a chance to meet up with Dara Goroff, who was recently brought onboard by I-CAR’s leadership team to oversee this important initiative, defined by and being delivered to our industry.  Dara answers questions that help outline the basics of the plans aimed to help address the industry’s talent shortage.


A Note to Platinum Individuals From Nick Notte

06/01/2022 by Nick Notte, VP, Sales and Marketing
We journeyed through the COVID-19 Pandemic together. Navigating furloughs, layoffs, shortages, and travel restrictions, we remained connected to ensure all learners continued to have access to knowledge and skills by ensuring optimal playability of online courses, converting all live courses to virtual formats, scheduling more virtual courses than ever, and adjusting to individual state requirements to deliver invaluable instructor-led training for Hands-On Skills Development and Welding Training and Certification courses.