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Navigating structural collision repair complexity

Oct. 4, 2023
From pulling considerations to specialization, today’s vehicles require careful planning before repairs begin.
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The impact of technology and new substrate materials on collision repairs

Aug. 7, 2023
The integration of advanced technologies means specialized tools, equipment, and knowledge are required to ensure accurate diagnosis and repair.
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I-CAR and CREF roll out Collision Careers to address technician shortage

July 19, 2023
The website provides a neutral brand and platform for industry partners to 'reposition the industry as a growing, exciting and stable field.'
“Driven isn’t just a collision center. It’s a beautiful place with so much heart…it’s a place that aims to breathe life and love into everyone we come in contact with,” says Co-owner Alicia Allen.
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Driven to succeed

March 29, 2022
Alicia Ellen shattered every possible business forecast within eight months of opening Driven Collision Centers
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A complete, safe, and quality weld

Feb. 15, 2022
The basics can make the difference between a quality repair and a failed repair
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I-CAR's Chicago Tech Center to expand technical expertise, capacity & capabilities

Feb. 3, 2022
I-CAR's second technical center will serve as a catalyst for advanced research and development
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BWI Group's MagneRide uses magneto-rheological (MR) fluid-filled dampers and sophisticated control strategies to increase comfort and expand the performance limits of the vehicle.

Advanced technologies: safety and electronically controlled ride dampers

Jan. 5, 2022
Aiding ride comfort and handling capabilities, this suspension type demands scanning and calibration, too
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Electric vehicles: Get in front of the inevitable

July 2, 2021
EVs have reached a tipping point and their future market dominance appears inevitable. The collision repair industry should prepare for electric vehicles based on skateboard platforms...

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Back-end safety

July 1, 2021
One of the more difficult driving maneuvers for many is parking. However, with ADAS, there are a few systems to help with that daunting task. Those systems are park assist, active...
Danny Penix

Today's Technician: A day in the life

June 30, 2021
So what’s it like working these days as a collision repair technician? I-CAR’s Collision Reporter canvassed the country to hear directly from the frontlines. Here’s what four ...
Jim and Brian Losel
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Father and son share rewards of collision repair career spanning generations

June 29, 2021
Not many 24-year-olds can say they’ve already attained their dream job. But that’s exactly how Brian Losel feels.
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MSOs continue readying, responding as more consumers turn to EVs

June 29, 2021
Most shops have been adapting to hybrid electric vehicles for the past decade, but the shift to battery electric vehicles is right around the corner. So how does an MSO ready ...

Creating a dedicated EV collision repair center

June 29, 2021
Considering your next steps in EV repair? Terry Mostul shares his insights and what he's learned as he goes into his third year of operating a 21,000 sq. ft. dedicated EV collision...

Addressing blind spot systems

June 1, 2021
The mounting of the radar sensors may be compromised in a collision, even if the impact is not directly at the sensor. So understanding proper mounting and calibration measures...
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A look at forward-facing cameras and ADAS

May 1, 2021
As we continue our series exploring the different Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, we have looked at automatic emergency braking (AEB), and long-range radar typically used ...

Understanding ADAS systems

April 14, 2021
A key part of being able to diagnose a problem with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) is understanding how the system works. Get insight in Part 1 of this series.
Cody Whittington
Human Resources

Career paths for success

March 1, 2021
I-CAR’s Driving the Conversation panel takes us “behind the curtain” to engage directly with young techs on the front lines of today’s repairs, learning key elements/topics/trends...