Hoffman Estates, IL 60192


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5125 Trillium Blvd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192

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Founded in 1979, I-CAR is a not-for-profit education, knowledge, and solutions organization designed to support the evolving needs of the Collision Repair Inter-Industry.  I-CAR, which is accredited by IACET (The International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training) is focused on improving the quality and safety of auto collision repair for the ultimate benefit of both the industry and the consumer. For more information, please visit www.i-car.com

Products & Press Releases

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I-CAR announces publication of industry first best practice for high-voltage disconnecting procedure

Sept. 9, 2021
Developed with inter-industry subject matter experts, EV Best Practice document guides consistency and safety of complex repair process
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Industry News

I-CAR presents two prestigious awards for exceptional contributions to the collision repair industry

Dec. 30, 2020
I-CAR announced the 2019 recipients of its annual Jeff Silver and Russ Verona I-CAR Awards that recognize one individual and one collision repair shop for advancing technical ...
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I-CAR hosting virtual announcement to collision repair inter-industry

June 16, 2020
The announcement will cover the group’s plans and timelines for restarting its Hands-On Skills Development, Welding Training & Certification, and Live Courses.
Chief University offers technicians who participate in specific courses to secure I-CAR credit at no additional cost. Shops that purchase specific computerized measurement, frame racks and spot welding equipment also receive a full-price voucher for any two-day Chief training course.
Training and Resources

Chief offers training courses to secure I-CAR credit

Chief offers repair training opportunities for technicians with a focus on hands-on experiences.

Articles & News

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Industry News

I-CAR opens new early career technician program

June 13, 2024
The I-CAR Academy offers programs for both new technicians and experienced shop owners.
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I-CAR expands SEMA education program
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I-CAR expands SEMA education program

July 21, 2023
The expansion takes into account attendees' expressed interests and brings back some previously popular trainings.
One of four models offered by the Vietnamese company in the U.S., the VinFast VF7 offers up to 348 hp and 368 lb-ft of torque.

VinFast partners with I-CAR for auto collision repair and training

May 4, 2023
Gold Class shop level credentials will be required for the U.S. repair network for the first Vietnamese electric vehicle manufacturer.
Bill Eveland, on behalf of Eveland Brothers Collision Repair, Inc., accepts the Russ Verona Memorial Award from John Van Alstyne, I-CAR CEO and president.

I-CAR presents two prestigious annual collision repair awards at SEMA Show

Nov. 3, 2022
The Jeff Silver Memorial and Russ Verona Memorial I-CAR Awards recognize one individual and one collision repair shop for advancing technical education and professionalism in ...
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When it comes to customers, Smith cannot stress enough the importance of showing up and doing everything you can to take care of them.
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Selling tools to collision repair shops

Feb. 1, 2022
As new technology and materials are being introduced to vehicles, mobile tool dealers must be ready with the tools, equipment, and knowledge to help prepare their collision repair...
Identifying DTCs during the blueprinting process is a good way to help identify damage that is related and unrelated to the collision.

How to choose the best tools for collision repair diagnostics

Aug. 4, 2016
As technological advancements continue with vehicles, diagnostic tools become increasingly necessary during the collision repair process.

Videos & Resources

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VIDEO: Estimating Automotive Cooling Systems — Repair University LIVE

July 19, 2018
CPS Products and I-CAR join the Repair University to discuss automotive cooling systems in collision repair. What's required? What's included? What's not included?

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Training and Resources

I-CAR offers PDP training courses during Detroit Industry Week

June 25, 2014
I-CAR will offer multiple Professional Development Program (PDP) training courses during Industry Week in Detroit, July 31 through August 2.

Interactive advanced steering and suspension systems training course now available

June 10, 2014
The new interactive Advanced Steering and Suspension Systems Damage Analysis (DAM15) course is now available
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MetLife Auto & Home encourages CARE network to achieve Gold Class

May 30, 2014
In support of its commitment to excellence and consumer safety, MetLife Auto & Home is encouraging all of its MetLife Auto & Home Concierge Auto Repair ExperienceSM ("CARE") network...
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I-CAR adds NHTSA, IIHS, CAR and Bosch speakers to July conference

June 5, 2013
Conference to address integrated safety technology, telematics and more.
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I-CAR updates steel selectioning test

May 30, 2013
Enhancements include updated rail design, material thickness and welds.
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Atlanta I-CAR Volunteer Committee awards $9,000 student scholarship

This scholarship will assist James Perez with education costs to continue his technical education study of collision repair.
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I-CAR returns to roots with Inter-Industry July conference

May 6, 2013
I-CAR has re-engineered its annual events.

I-CAR clarifies response to automotive groups on OEM repair procedures

April 22, 2013
Automotive groups in 2011 requested I-CAR position on OEM repair procedures.

I-CAR will not pursue position on OEM repair procedures

March 27, 2013
Automotive groups in 2011 requested I-CAR position on OEM repair procedures.
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I-CAR continues to increase availability of training

March 19, 2013
The increasing demand for I-CAR training nationwide calls for I-CAR to offer a greater volume of course opportunities; specifically, those that are accessible and available on...
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Industry provides record $4.1 million in support to education

Feb. 16, 2012
Collision industry comes to the aid of its' future workforce in 2011 by providing donations to secondary and post-secondary collision school programs and their students through...
Damage done to Franklin Technology Center, after the May 22, 2011 tornado in Joplin, MO.

Collision Repair Education Foundation invites industry to help rebuild tornado-devastated school

Jan. 25, 2012
Automotive industry invited to join organization in rebuilding Franklin Technology Center in Joplin, MO.
Training and Resources

I-CAR expands online training catalog

Sept. 14, 2011
Training center adds hybrid electric vehicle and alternative fuel vehicle training programs.