Collision Repair Industry News

News And Information From Various Collision Repair Experts

RTS Portal Delivers Access to DEG News Blog and Repairer Driven News

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 May 22, 2018 | 15:46 pm

    A New York body shop and Mercedes dealership have agreed to settle a second pair of dueling lawsuits tied to 2017 allegations the dealership demanded...

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  • Repairer Driven News May 22, 2018 | 12:55 pm

    Technician shortages have reached the point that the company has seen customer “leakage” and business partner penalties tied to metrics like longer cycle time, the...

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  • Repairer Driven News May 22, 2018 | 06:00 am

    The parent company of the Boyd, Gerber and Assured Automotive collision repair empires last week remained optimistic about its ability to buy or develop new...

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  • Repairer Driven News May 21, 2018 | 16:23 pm

    The next customer calling your auto body shop for an appointment might be an artificial intelligence — and you might not even know it. Google...

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  • Repairer Driven News May 21, 2018 | 06:00 am

    Honda will in 2019 exit OEConnection’s CollisionLink and instead offer promotional collision parts prices through CCC Parts, a move the OEM and IP said would...

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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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  • DEG Sep 10, 2015 | 14:13 pm

    The CCC bumper prompt has changed over the years and currently when replacing or refinishing a bumper the prompt SHOULD pop up and ask “Will the bumper be refinished in a separate procedure from the other panels?” The prompt will[…]

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  • DEG Jul 22, 2014 | 01:59 am

    Motor has released an updated P-Page for CCC One estimating. When reading the P-Pages anything that is new for this update will be written in blue. For example on page G5 you will see an updated paragraph outlining Frame setup.[…]

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GM Repair Insights
  • GM Repair Insights Jan 15, 2018 | 15:30 pm

     Training is always a great thing. Like most great things it also comes with challenges. For shops, locating the necessary funds and finding the time are the two biggest. GM is helping shops clear both these hurdles with affordable pay[…]

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  • GM Repair Insights Jan 15, 2018 | 15:11 pm

      At the start of each year, news stories begin prognosticating what the new year will bring.  Simply tossed out, random predictions don’t help anyone. What you and your business need is an informed, insightful look at the trends that[…]

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  • GM Repair Insights Jan 8, 2018 | 16:26 pm

     Though they’re located in different states, Quality Automotive in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and Grahams Auto and Truck in Poynette, Wisconsin, have lots in common. They’ve both been in business for 20+ years, offer a full range of repairs, are[…]

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