Collision Repair News

Your job requires that you keep on top of the latest in vehicle, tool, and equipment technology – I-CAR is committed to helping you do so in one convenient place. We regularly publish new articles highlighting the latest and greatest collision repair information.

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SkillsUSA Championship Is Just Around The Corner

This summer’s SkillsUSA Championships, June 20-24 in Louisville, KY is just around the corner. The contestants that won their state competition are currently practicing for the upcoming Nationals. From there, the National winners will then have the privilege to compete at the 2017 World Skills Competition in Abu Dhabi. All of this is only possible due to the support of the industries that support the various competitions.

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Future OEM Joining Technologies

As OEMs continue to evolve the joining technologies used for new steel, aluminum, carbon fiber, and mixed material vehicles, I-CAR often gets questions of “what does this mean for the collision repair industry?”

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Restraints Wiring Repairs

Over the past few months, we've been sharing OEM position statements on restraints wiring repairs. Now we're bringing them all together in one place for easy reference.

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2015-16 RAM 1500 Modifications

They may look the same on the outside, but they’re not on the inside. Did you know that in 2015, RAM updated the 1500 (DS) with modifications, reinforcement additions, and structural adhesive to improve collision impact performance?

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Mercedes-Benz Restraints Wiring

The question is often asked, "Can supplemental restraints system wiring be repaired?" The answer is: it depends on the vehicle maker. Let's take a look at Mercedes-Benz position on this subject.

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