The Automotive Body Parts Association's (ABPA) executive director spoke with FenderBender to explain his organization’s opposition to tariffs imposed on imported vehicles and parts and how they'll negatively affect body shops.
A dealership service manager in Minneapolis notes some of the more valuable elements of Porsche’s new augmented reality glasses, which his operation is testing out. The glasses were made to help technicians solve issues that arrive on today’s increasingly complex vehicles.
Michael Kenneth James is accused of buying $187,670 in parts manufactured by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Lexus and “other manufacturers which are not in the school’s fleet” between July 2014 and November 2017.
The emphasis on hands-on training is part of I-CAR’s mission to get shops qualified to do the repairs they’re tasked with, so that they can do complete, safe and quality work. The demos for repair elements such as riveting directly connect with courses offered by I-CAR.