I-CAR Press Room : 2024

I-CAR Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Appointments


I-CAR, the collision repair industry’s not-for-profit body championing technical educational programming, related technical information and services, and most recently undertaking industry-wide effort to especially attract and deploy technician talent across the industry, is pleased to announce strategic appointments to its executive leadership team, with immediate effect. These positions, focused on building both strong industry relations while continuing to enhance technical programming at all levels, are being made to further build I-CAR’s position as the industry’s leader and expert on vehicle technology and related technical educational programming.

OPUS IVS Joins I-CAR’S Sustaining Partner Program


I-CAR® the collision repair industry’s standard for technical educational programming and related technical services, announced today that Opus IVS™, a provider of advanced diagnostics, programming, and live repair guidance for complex vehicles, has joined I-CAR's Sustaining Partner Program. This collaboration demonstrates Opus IVS's support for I-CAR’s industry mission and dedication to empowering both mechanical and collision repair shops with cutting-edge solutions for efficient repairs.

I-CAR’s Collision Careers Launches First-Ever Digital Advertising Campaign To Attract Technicians To Collision Repair


Today I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, announced its Collision Careers platform launched its first-ever digital advertising campaign aimed at attracting high potential talent to the industry and showcasing the benefits of a career in collision repair to solve a talent crisis that is estimated to be 100,000 skilled technicians short.

I-CAR and Ford Collaborate to Launch Four New Ford Repair Courses


I-CAR®, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, which serves as the not-for-profit technical educational programming provider for the collision repair industry, has collaborated with Ford to introduce four new Ford repair courses. These online courses were designed in alignment with Ford repair procedures to equip repair professionals with the skills needed to maintain and repair the latest Ford vehicle models.