I-CAR put together a plan for addressing the top concerns raised by collision repairers, OEMs and insurers. CEO and president John Van Alstyne spoke with FenderBender to break down I-CAR’s plan for 2019.
FutureTech Auto, an automotive aftermarket distributor of vehicle electrification training products, tools and support solutions, announced it is offering automotive software and electronics boot camps.
As the general manager of five Cole's Collision Centers, Josh Jewett has a ton of experience mentoring managers in training. In this episode, he details his keys for grooming managers for success, the difficulties one can often run into when coaching managers, and how to empower managers who feel unsure of themselves.
Universal Technical Institute (UTI) opened enrollment to prospective students at its new, state-of-the-industry campus, with classes to begin in the fall. The campus will train students for high-tech, in-demand jobs as skilled automotive and diesel transportation technicians.
As Tesla moves away from live classroom training to reduce costs and improve training accessibility, I-CAR predicts a future collision repair training environment that is online-based. Here’s what you can expect from I-CAR’s online training platform, which will be combined with a live classroom demonstrations and could very well reflect OEMs’ shift into online training.
Not only will shop need to learn to explain advanced driver-assist systems to customers, but technicians must understand how to repair the ever-changing technology within vehicles. If not, they’ll put drivers everywhere in danger.
The curriculum is designed to provide collision repair industry professionals advanced knowledge in their field. Shop owners, managers and technicians will learn about practices for utilizing systems, maximizing profits and increasing productivity.