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Adventures on a Collision Repair Path Less Traveled

08/31/2023 by I-CAR
If there’s a limit to where Mike Lonabaugh’s collision repair skills can take him, this award-winning I-CAR instructor hasn’t found it yet. This blog follows some of his adventures down a career path that is part traditional and part less traveled, with the most amazing outlet for his talent on the silver screen (yes, we do mean Hollywood).


Your Preparation Is Key to an Optimal Welding Event

08/02/2023 by I-CAR
You’re only scheduled for welding training and certification once every three years, so we’ve prepared this blog to help you make the most of your next welding event whether it’s with I-CAR or one of our Industry Training Alliance™ partners. This training contributes to your success performing safe and proper welds, and your certification helps your collision repair facility qualify for participation in a number of vehicle maker and insurance networks.


Gary Meulemans' I-CAR Colleagues Honor His Memory

07/07/2023 by I-CAR
Gary Meulemans was an incredibly talented individual who made a significant impact on his colleagues at I-CAR. His loss is deeply felt by his coworkers, who remember him as a skilled professional and a kind-hearted friend.


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.