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Pay Per Mile Insurer Metromile Commits 2020 Training Budget to Maintaining Gold Class® Standard

05/29/2020 by Val D'Anna
When Brian Savoy was hired by Metromile in October 2018, some of the assets he brought to his new job immediately helped him contribute to this innovative, pay-by-the-mile insurer. One was a relevant skill set honed from working at a Top Ten insurance company and a major vehicle rental/leasing operator. Another was an allegiance to I-CAR. One of Savoy’s earliest recommendations as Metromile’s new physical damage & estimatics manager was to start training with I-CAR. It was green-lighted, and Savoy registered the company’s adjusters for the APDA Platinum ProLevel® 1 package. In less than a year, Metromile was Gold Class® and itsadjusters were Platinum™.
 

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Limited Time Deal! OEM Course Now Offered Free

05/05/2020 by I-CAR
Looking for ways to fill your time? What about some free training?! As part of I-CAR's Supporting Every Industry Relief Program, act by May 31 to register for free in this I-CAR popular online course. 
 
In the U.S. alone, OEMs introduce over 100 vehicle changes every year. Knowing how to repair the advanced materials and technologies featured on these new vehicles is now more critical than ever. I-CAR’s Vehicle & Technology Specific training courses offer just that!

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FREE RTS Portal Access Now Through May!

04/29/2020 by I-CAR
Have you struggled with vehicle maker information that needs clarification? Spending time searching for hard to find documentation or information? While the RTS Technical Support Team cannot send out vehicle maker repair procedures (due to copyright laws), they can let you know if the information you are searching for exists before you spend hours and money only to find out that the information does not exist.

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I-CAR Roundtable Goes National

03/31/2020 by I-CAR
Did you miss the national PBS debut of Autoline This Week’s roundtable on ADAS (Advanced Driver Assisted Systems), in collaboration with I-CAR? Check it out here! Moderated by Industry Journalist and Host, John McElroy, the roundtable provides valuable insights on the automotive aftermarket impact, with guests Mike Anderson, 2019 Hall of Eagles Inductee, and Founder of Collision Advice, LLC., Sean Carey, President of SCG Management Consultants, LLC and Jake Rodenroth, Director of OEM and Industry Technical Relations with AsTech.
 

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COVID-19 Support For Collision Repair Professionals

03/27/2020 by I-CAR
The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) has established a specific fund to assist those within the industry impacted by COVID-19, and has committed an initial $100,000 in assistance to help individual collision repair professionals and their immediate families dealing with the effects of the virus.

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