Friday, 24 February 2017 20:15

Nissan: Do Not Repair Rear Bumper Covers

NissanQuest 103

 

FRANKLIN, TN– Nissan North America, Inc. announced February 21 that the company continues to be concerned with the proper repair of Nissan vehicles after a collision situation, especially as it pertains to safety related systems.

Recently, ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) announced the new slate of board members for the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC).

Houston Digital Corporation has officially released Q-Scheduler, a next generation production scheduling tool for collision repair shops.

CCC Information Services Inc. (“CCC”), through its partnership with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (“CREF”), donated more than $4 million in software subscriptions to qualified secondary and post-secondary schools in 2016.

NADA 2017 4

 

Celebrating its 100th anniversary, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) kicked off a series of yearlong commemorative events at its annual convention and expo in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 26 to 29.

Billy Walkowiak

Billy Walkowiak, founder of Collision Safety Consultants

 

Since Billy Walkowiak founded Collision Safety Consultants seven years ago, he has helped consumers, body shops, dealerships and even insurance companies with diminished value claims as well as inspecting post-repair vehicles to determine whether they were fixed properly.

Apple Hill

Apple Hill Auto & Collision, located in Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania body shop has confirmed that it was purchased by LKQ Corporation, one of North America’s largest aftermarket parts suppliers.

Friday, 17 February 2017 18:27

SEMA Scholarship Applications Due March 1

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship offers dozens of awards ranging from $2,000 to $3,000, with a $5,000 award going to the top student.

In an effort to bring affordable training to more automotive professionals in need, the UBM Community Engagement Program has joined with Automotive Management Institute (AMi), National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and Technicians Service Training (TST) to provide scholarships for NACE Automechanika Chicago covering travel expenses, training costs and access to trade show product discovery.

CIF Annual Gala 2017 1

 

For the 7th time, the Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) held its annual Gala Fundraiser in Palm Springs, California.

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