Introducing the I-CAR Collision Reporter

While the Repairability Technical Support team will continue to deliver daily collision repair news articles, the I-CAR Collision Reporter is designed to help I-CAR’s customers and business partners navigate the rapid changes happening within North America's collision repair industry, and stay abreast of I-CAR news and developments.

What is Collision Reporter?
John Van Alstyne CEO & President of I-CAR explains in his letter on the first pages of Collision Reporter. John Van Alstyne says “Within these pages you’ll find valuable information that will help you gain better insight into the opportunities and challenges facing the collision repair industry. You’ll also learn how others in the industry are leveraging education and knowledge to drive their businesses successfully into the future. And lastly, we hope to keep you abreast of what I-CAR is doing to equip the collision repair industry with the technical training, information and related services that contribute to complete, safe and quality repairs, and that also continues to optimize business performance, reduce risk, provide career development pathways, and advance industry professionalism.”

What is in the first issue of I-CAR Collision Reporter?
This first exciting issue features the industry’s current hot topic, diagnostics. Not only are the highlights provided by the three industry experts interviewed, but links to their full interviews and bios.

Also in this issue, you will find:

  • Why Hire a Recent Graduate with Platinum?
  • business tools and tips
  • Hands-On Skills Development: MIG Brazing and Rivet Bonding
  • explanation of the In-Shop Knowledge Assessments
  • What’s new at I-CAR

How often will new issues be released?
Collision Reporter is a quarterly publication, with a unique perspective for each issue. The next addition will be the readiness issue.

Who will receive a printed copy of the magazine?
All Gold Glass shops will automatically receive a copy each quarter. As will I-CAR volunteers and instructors.

What if I am not part of either of those, how do I read a copy?
You can acccess this edition on the I-CAR Collision Reporter webpage.