New I-CAR hybrid and alternative fuel program launched at NACE

Jan. 1, 2020
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - The first I-CAR Live training program Hybrid Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles (ALT02) has been completed at NACE 2008. This program is a follow-up to the Electric and Electric Hybrid Vehicles (ALT01) pro
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - The first I-CAR Live training program Hybrid Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles (ALT02) has been completed at NACE 2008. This program is a follow-up to the Electric and Electric Hybrid Vehicles (ALT01) program.

This next level program is intended to increase industry professional’s knowledge of hybrid-electric technology and alternative fuel vehicles and better prepare individuals to service and repair the ever changing and emergent new technologies on today’s vehicles.

The program includes:

* An understanding of electric air conditioning systems and the unique compressor oil used in hybrids. Part replacement may be required if improper oil is introduced to electric A/C systems.

* Unique damage analysis and repair considerations regarding electric-assist power steering systems and inverter/converter cooling systems.

* New twists on the conventional hybrid system technologies.

* Insight into the future with alternative fuels, from the current ethanol blends, propane, and compressed natural gas fueled vehicles, to future technology such as plug-in hybrid electrics, the new pure electrics, and hydrogen fuel cell test vehicles.

For a class schedule, go to www.i‑car.com.