I-CAR Exclusively Delivers New Honda & Acura Vehicle-Specific Training
Hoffman Estates, IL
February 09, 2015I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, announced today that it has teamed with American Honda to exclusively deliver Honda-developed online training to the US market via I-CAR.com, providing accessibility across the collision repair industry. Today marks the launch of the first two modules in the planned series.
“We are excited to be American Honda’s partner for delivery of Honda- and Acura-specific training to the US market. This initiative builds on our OEM momentum and similar recent training partnerships I-CAR has forged with OEMs such as Ford, Jaguar and Land Rover, to deliver OEM vehicle-specific training. That said, this relationship with Honda is unique in that this is the first time I-CAR is delivering a series of OEM-developed online training” said John Van Alstyne, CEO & President of I-CAR. “By collaborating with I-CAR for delivery of OEM-specific training, Honda is leveraging our vast market reach and mature delivery systems to make sure the industry has ready access to the information and knowledge necessary for complete, safe and quality repairs of Honda and Acura vehicles.”
Added John Bosin, I-CAR’s Director of Segment Development – OEM, “Partnering with American Honda to deliver this portfolio of training modules builds upon what they have already been doing to make repair information more broadly accessible across the industry. American Honda is one of the earliest and most significant contributors to I-CAR’s Repairability Technical Support (RTS) Portal. American Honda has worked with I-CAR to ensure their information on the ‘RTS Portal’ is comprehensive and a valuable resource to the industry.”
The first two training modules of the series are now live on I-CAR.com.
Using Honda & Acura Service Information (HON10e) is an online, one-hour course educating students on the importance of using factory service information and potential consequences if it is not followed. It provides information on Honda and Acura service publications that may be helpful during repairs and demonstrates how to use ServiceExpress.
The second module, Honda & Acura High-Strength Steel Repair (HON11e) is also an online, one-hour course that overviews the different grades of high-strength steel parts for Honda and Acura vehicles, and how to access the repair information using Honda and Acura service information. It also covers approved repair methods for high-strength steels when repairing Honda and Acura vehicles.
For more information on the new Honda modules visit i-car.com/hondatraining.