I-CAR Press Room : 2022


I-CAR® CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF CHICAGO TECHNICAL CENTER, DEBUTING WORLD-CLASS, MISSION-CENTRIC FACILITY SUPPORTING THE EVOLVING TECHNICAL CHALLENGES THE INTER-INDUSTRY IS FACING

08/24/2022

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, marked the official opening of its new Chicago Technical Center (CTC) today, the most recent symbol of I-CAR’s neutral, mission-centric work and purpose, and our commitment to technical leadership on behalf of the industry.


I-CAR® ANNOUNCES PAUL KRAUSS, EVP, CALIBER COLLISION CENTERS, AS NEWLY-ELECTED MEMBER OF I-CAR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

08/05/2022

I-CAR® Board of Directors today announced the election of Paul Krauss, Executive Vice President of Caliber Collision Centers, to serve a three-year term filling the Board’s open Large MSO Collision Repair seat.


I-CAR® ANNOUNCES EXPANSIVE, INTEGRATED AND COLLABORATIVE INITIATIVE TO ADDRESS THE INDUSTRY’S TECHNICIAN SHORTAGE

07/18/2022

Teamed with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) and expectantly other like-minded Industry Partners, I-CAR plans to quarterback industry talent attraction marketing efforts while also helping to raise our industry-wide “talent game."


I-CAR® OPENS REGISTRATION FOR NEW 'INDUSTRY FIRST', 5-DAY ELECTRIC VEHICLE HANDS-ON SKILLS COURSE

06/28/2022

As the automotive industry ramps up its commitment to Electric and Hybrid vehicles, I-CAR®, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, continues to expand its leading Electric Vehicle curriculum with a first-ever, 5-Day Electric Vehicle (EV) Hands-On Skills Development course.


STELLANTIS SELECTS I-CAR® TO PROVIDE DELIVERY OF NEW SPECIALIZED TRAINING COURSES TO COLLISION NETWORK

06/20/2022

Stellantis North America has announced that I-CAR®, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, will provide and manage a portfolio of new Vehicle and Technology Specific Training courses (VTST), six of which will be required for all FCA Certified Collision Care shops, along with two recommended optional courses.


I-CAR® CELEBRATES NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH BY OFFERING DISCOUNTED PACKAGE OF ONLINE EV COURSES DURING MONTH OF JUNE

06/14/2022

In recognition of National Safety Month, I-CAR®, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, today announced a special discount throughout June on a package of eight, online Electric Vehicle (EV) courses.


I-CAR® OPENS ONLINE NOMINATIONS FOR RESPECTED INDUSTRY AWARDS

05/19/2022

I-CAR®, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is pleased to announce online nominations are now open for its two top industry awards for performance year 2021. These awards recognize outstanding contributions to advancing technical education and professionalism in the collision repair industry; the Russ Verona Memorial Award and the Jeff Silver Award.


I-CAR® NAMES SCOTT KABOOS TO NEW OEM TECHNICAL LEAD ROLE

05/02/2022

I-CAR®, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, today announced the addition of Scott Kaboos, a 20-year industry veteran, to the newly created position of Principal, OEM Technical Lead.


I-CAR® ANNOUNCES CREATION OF NEW OPTIONAL ADAS TECHNICIAN ROLE FOR COLLISION REPAIR PROFESSIONALS

04/26/2022

I-CAR®, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, today announced the creation of a new, optional ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems) career path for collision repair professionals.


I-CAR® ANNOUNCES ACHIEVEMENT OF ACCREDITATION FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITORS FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING (IACET)

04/04/2022

I-CAR® (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) announced today that it has been awarded achievement of accreditation by IACET (International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training).


CHICAGO TECHNICAL CENTER TAKES SHAPE AS I-CAR® CONTINUES TO DEVELOP WORLD-CLASS, MISSION-CENTRIC FACILITY FOR THE INTER-INDUSTRY

03/15/2022

As construction of the 48,000 sq. ft. Chicago Technical Center (CTC) in Vernon Hills moves forward, another tangible symbol of I-CAR’s 43-year-old mission is unfolding for the collision repair inter-industry, explained I-CAR CEO & President John Van Alstyne.