I-CAR Press Room : 2013


I-CAR commends Erie Insurance for ongoing commitment to Gold Class™

12/18/2013

I-CAR today, commended Erie Insurance for its ongoing commitment to ensuring quality repairs for its customers.


I-CAR launches new course highlighting new technology and trends

12/16/2013

I-CAR’s new vehicle technology training series, Vehicle Technology and Trends 2014 (NEW14), is now available.


I-CAR responds to industry demand with new carbon fiber online course

12/09/2013

I-CAR launches Introduction to Carbon Fiber.


I-CAR invests to improve training development, delivery, and learning effectiveness

12/06/2013

To keep pace with the rapid advancements in vehicle technology, I-CAR is investing $2.6 million dollars partnering with IBM Kenexa.


I-CAR helps Gold Class™ businesses educate consumers

11/22/2013

I-CAR is thrilled to announce that Gold Class™ Collision Repair businesses will receive consumer-focused marketing materials beginning this week.


I-CAR offers free webinar on steel part repair and replacement

11/12/2013

I-CAR will host a free 60-minute webinar in conjunction with Auto Body Repair News (ABRN) on Nov. 14 at noon EST.


I-CAR offers free blueprinting and advanced technology presentations at SEMA

11/05/2013

At the 2013 SEMA Show, I-CAR will offer a variety of free repairability and technical presentations on blueprinting and advanced vehicle technologies.


I-CAR debuts new steel replacement and sectioning courses

11/04/2013

I-CAR today officially launched its new Live-only courses in steel parts repair and replacement.


I-CAR and BMW of north america teaming to offer BMW i3 collision repair information at SEMA

10/30/2013

I-CAR and BMW of North America will partner to offer a SEMA-first presentation on the carbon fiber and aluminum BMW i3.


I-CAR premieres training on new vehicle technology at SEMA

10/29/2013

I-CAR will offer numerous training opportunities to attendees of the 2013 SEMA Show.


I-CAR expands repairability technical knowledge with presentations at NACE

10/15/2013

At this year’s NACE event, I-CAR will offer attendees three technical presentations as an outgrowth of its new “Repairability Technical Support” initiative.


I-CAR demonstrates business benefits of a learning culture

10/14/2013

Jeff Peevy to Present Results of New I-CAR Study at NACE 2013.


I-CAR International Board of Directors welcomes Todd Chizmar of Chrysler

10/07/2013

I-CAR has announced the appointment of Todd Chizmar of Chrysler Group LLC to its International Board of Directors.


I-CAR concludes 2013 technology conference, reveals first details on 2014 event

08/09/2013

I-CAR has concluded its 2013 Technology Conference in Boston and unveiled the first specifics on its 2014 event, which will take place next year as part of Industry Week.



I-CAR honors Tom Moreland with Chairman’s Award

08/06/2013

I-CAR has named Tom Moreland as the recipient of its 2013 Chairman’s Award.


I-CAR elevates Gold Class™ brand to recognize professionalism and training

07/23/2013

I-CAR has elevated its Gold Class™ brand with a new, more sophisticated look.


I-CAR announces Repairability Technical Support initiative and new technical leaders

07/23/2013

I-CAR today launched a strategically important new initiative to significantly increase its repair-related technical support of the industry.


I-CAR announces inter-industry panel at I-CAR Technology Conference and early bird registration July 8 extension

06/25/2013

I-CAR announces inter-industry panel at I-CAR Technology Conference and early bird registration July 8 extension.


I-CAR refreshes training catalog in June, exciting updates to two courses

06/24/2013

I-CAR announced today it has enhanced two Professional Development Program course offerings in June.


I-CAR increases engagement through expanded National Advisory Council program

06/21/2013

I-CAR announced that it has expanded its original Collision Repair Industry Segment Advisory Council (ISAC) program.


Automotive leaders address vehicle technology impact at I-CAR conference

06/19/2013

Influential OEM and research leaders will join executives and leaders from the automotive industry on July 24 – 25 for an innovative, fast-paced conference.


Final keynote speaker announced for I-CAR conference

06/12/2013

Lawrence Geise, Vice President of Automobile Frame Design, Research and Testing, Honda R&D Americas, Inc. will deliver a Keynote speech at the I-CAR® Inter-Industry Conference in Boston.


I-CAR adds NHTSA, IIHS, CAR, and BOSCH speakers to JULY conference

06/04/2013

I-CAR continues to announce its 2013 Inter-Industry Conference speakers for July 24 and 25 in Boston.


I-CAR updates steel sectioning test to more closely match OE procedures of today

05/30/2013

I-CAR has introduced several enhancements to its Steel Sectioning Qualification Test (SPS05).


I-CAR adds third live demo training option in June, adhesive bonding

05/28/2013

I-CAR will introduce a new “Live Demo” component to its Adhesive Bonding (ADH01) course.


I-CAR Director of Corporate Administration named 2013-2014 Chair of Women’s Industry Network®

05/21/2013

I-CAR is honored to recognize Margaret Knell, Director of Corporate Administration, for her recent appointment as Chair of the Women’s Industry Network® (WIN).


I-CAR unveils keynote speaker and event lineup for Inter-Industry Conference in Boston

05/16/2013

I-CAR announced today that Chrysler Group LLC Director of Regulatory Affairs, Reginald R. Modlin, will service as keynote speaker during the I-CAR Inter-Industry Conference in Boston.


I-CAR returns to roots with all new Inter-Industry July Conference

05/06/2013

I-CAR has re-engineered its annual event to a new and exciting format focused on topics highly relevant to the entire Inter-Industry.


I-CAR celebrates National Volunteer Week 2013

04/19/2013

I-CAR would like to thank its 1600+ volunteers across the country during National Volunteer Week.


I-CAR updates and enhances Insurance Gold Class™ program based on industry input

04/17/2013

I-CAR has recognized 12 insurance organizations with the Insurance Gold Class designation at the corporate level.


I-CAR responds to aluminum trend, complimentary webinar on aluminum repairs April 9

04/04/2013

An increased number of vehicles made of light-weight aluminum structures are going to continue to occupy our roads.


I-CAR announces 2013 International Board of Directors and Executive Committee

04/01/2013

I-CAR announced its 2013 International Board of Directors and Executive Committee.


I-CAR announces decision on repair procedures request

03/26/2013

I-CAR announces decision on repair procedures request.


I-CAR makes milestone $200,000 donation to Collision Repair Education Foundation

03/20/2013

I-CAR donated $200,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation.


I-CAR continues to increase availability of training, four live courses converted online

03/18/2013

A recent I-CAR study confirmed that training has a direct impact on performance.


I-CAR unveils enhancements to industry standard Platinum and Gold Class recognition programs for collision repairers

01/27/2013

I-CAR is excited to announce enhancements to the I-CAR Platinum Individual® and I-CAR Gold Class Professionals® Collision Repair recognition programs.