Collision Repair Industry News

News And Information From Various Collision Repair Experts

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Through our efforts to bring you the collision repair information that matters, I-CAR Repairability Technical Support has partnered with DEG News Blog and Repairer Driven News.

We are bringing you this relevant industry information right from the RTS Portal. Simply click on the button in the left bar with the DEG and Repairer Driven News logos. This will take to you all of their most recent stories.


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  • Repairer Driven News Mar 22, 2019 | 13:17 pm

    The Database Enhancement Gateway, which allows repairers and insurers to make inquiries and suggestions of the estimating providers at no cost, offers weekly tips for repairers on the Audatex, Mitchell and CCC programs...The post Win a year of Toyota TIS; guides for clear coat, glass: 5 more DEG[…]

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  • Repairer Driven News Mar 22, 2019 | 11:26 am

    The CEO of Gerber Collision’s parent company reported Thursday that the company’s normalized same-store sales jumped 5.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. For...The post Gerber sees link between improved tech benefits, higher same-store sales appeared first on Repairer[…]

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  • Repairer Driven News Mar 22, 2019 | 06:00 am

    Boyd Group CEO Brock Bulbuck on Thursday expressed no concern over the merger of two of Gerber Collision & Glass’ largest rivals, describing one effect...The post Gerber head talks M&A, including effect of Caliber-ABRA appeared first on Repairer Driven News.

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  • Repairer Driven News Mar 21, 2019 | 12:13 pm

    Industry professionals who missed SCRS’ new IDEAS Collide forum at SEMA will be able to check out the 10-minute presentations in a new YouTube series....The post Hear auto materials trends in SCRS video ofDuckerFrontier IDEAS Collide talk appeared first on[…]

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  • Repairer Driven News Mar 20, 2019 | 14:58 pm

    I-CAR’s Collision Repair News feed recently included a reminder regarding Ford’s OEM procedures: Don’t go off the images when determining the number of welds to...The post I-CAR, Ford: Use actual vehicle, not manual images for weld count on Fords, Lincolns[…]

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  • DEG Feb 28, 2019 | 16:53 pm

    For Immediate Release For Additional Information Contact: Danny Gredinberg admin@degweb.org (302) 423-0207 2019 March Taylor DEG Challenge Sponsored by: Toyota Motor North America In the month of March 2019, in honor of March Taylor (Original founder of DEG). The DEG[…]

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  • DEG Jun 13, 2018 | 12:04 pm

    Database Enhancement Gateway Recognizes Spanesi Americas for Gold Sponsorship.   For Immediate Release Colorado Springs, Colorado 6/13/2018- Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) introduces new Gold sponsor Spanesi Americas to the 2018 line up. “We are excited to have a top tier[…]

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  • DEG Apr 24, 2018 | 11:29 am

    For Immediate Release For Additional Information Contact:   Danny Gredinberg   admin@degweb.org (302) 423-0207   Database Enhancement Gateway Recognizes industry leader PPG for continued support and sponsorship Colorado Springs, Colorado, April, 24th 2018 – The Database Enhance Gateway (DEG) recognizes[…]

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  • DEG May 29, 2017 | 14:40 pm

    For Immediate Release For Additional Information Contact: Danny Gredinberg admin@degweb.org (302) 423-0207 Database Enhancement Gateway Announces New Administrator for the DEG May 29, 2017 – Colorado Springs, Colorado – The Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) announces Danny Gredinberg as the new[…]

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  • DEG Dec 17, 2016 | 08:35 am

    The DEG addresses the issue of Non-reusable parts. A non-reusable part is an item on the vehicle that the OEM recommends replacing after it has been removed during the repair process. Some of these non-reusable parts are listed in the[…]

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  • GM Repair Insights Jan 2, 2019 | 13:20 pm

     FOR 2019 CHEVROLET SILVERADO AND GMC SIERRA LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS Shops probably see more front-end collisions than any other collision type. This familiarity doesn’t make repairs any easier since violent frontal hits can cause widespread damage requiring complicated, labor-intensive fixes. With[…]

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  • GM Repair Insights Jan 2, 2019 | 12:32 pm

     Heeding the logic “go where the customers are,” GM Collision joined the growing ranks of first-time exhibitors at SEMA looking for new ways to reach out to the folks who use their products and services every day. SEMA turned out[…]

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  • GM Repair Insights Jan 2, 2019 | 12:23 pm

     By Mark Bochenek, Principal, OEM Business Development, I-CAR The advent of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that are paving the way for autonomous vehicle technologies is driving rapid change in the automotive and collision repair industries. In this constantly evolving[…]

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