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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  • Database Enhancement Gateway: DEG Feb 19, 2024 | 16:12 pm

    An estimating database for Rivian R1T & R1S is currently available in CCC Estimating. Always consult OEM repair information and available documents for the most current part numbers, prices and procedures. All DEG inquiries on Rivian vehicles can be viewed[…]

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  • Database Enhancement Gateway: DEG Feb 12, 2024 | 10:54 am

    When replacing front door(s) on a 2014-2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee, repairers should check the inner door shell jamb to determine if mounting holes need to be drilled to reattach the front seal. DEG Inquiry 35998 provides feedback from MOTOR “Estimated[…]

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  • Database Enhancement Gateway: DEG Feb 5, 2024 | 10:47 am

    DEG Inquiry 35937 establishes that labor to set up fixtures or jigs for an EV drive train table is NOT INCLUDED “After review, assembling jigs or fixtures is not included in any MOTOR estimated work time.” The post Estimate Tip[…]

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  • Database Enhancement Gateway: DEG Jan 28, 2024 | 21:16 pm

    Mitchell cloud estimating users may experience VIN decoding issues on “fleet” vehicle models. Mitchell provides feedback on DEG Inquiry 35744 “Fleet vehicles do not decode in MCE. The tip would be to manually select the vehicle.” The post Estimate Tip[…]

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  • Database Enhancement Gateway: DEG Jan 22, 2024 | 18:14 pm

    Recent DEG Inquiry 31575 provides feedback from a Solera Qapter request for review (RFR). “any time spent utilizing Qapter to complete an estimate is not included in Qapter provided labor allowances.” The post Estimate Tip – Solera Qapter – Administrative[…]

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  • Repairer Driven News Feb 21, 2024 | 05:30 am

    A California lawsuit filed against National General claims the insurer terminated policies post-collision for unrelated reasons, leaving claimants to foot the property damage and repair...

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  • Repairer Driven News Feb 21, 2024 | 05:15 am

    Significant frame damage, totaled vehicles, and a lack of OEM-recommended procedures such as alignments and calibrations were found by the Collision Industry Conference Industry Relations...

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  • Repairer Driven News Feb 20, 2024 | 11:18 am

    Twenty-five out of more than 88 auto insurance companies graded by collision repairers on quality repairs and customer service received a B or higher to...

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  • Repairer Driven News Feb 20, 2024 | 05:15 am

    Three trade shows in the Midwest and Southeast are coming up later this year that are packed with education opportunities for the industry. First is...

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  • Repairer Driven News Feb 20, 2024 | 05:00 am

    Autonomous vehicles are under attack in San Francisco as public disdain for tech companies in the city appears to grow, according to multiple media sources. ...

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