On March 28, NABR announced the launch of the Honolulu VRS Labor Rate Survey, sponsored by the Automotive Body & Painting Association of Hawaii (ABPAH). 

eMarketng Sherpas announced March 15 the release of four new Facebook apps designed to help auto body and repair shops turn their existing Facebook page into a referral, lead, sales and review page. 

PPG Automotive Refinish will offer an expanded array of classes throughout 2016, with subjects ranging from basic and advanced product line training to custom painting techniques, business management, shop operations and customer service.

Jennifer Salazar has joined Property Damage Appraisers’ (PDA) C-suite leadership team as chief financial officer. The role rounds out the PDA leadership team as well as further strengthens the company to meet client needs and capture the growth opportunity within the insurance industry.

I-CAR announced its 2016 International Board of Directors and Executive Committee following its annual membership meeting in Orlando, Florida held during the week of March 7. 

The Auto Care Association has released the Auto Care Careers Recruitment Guide as part of the association’s Job and Career Development Program.