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On Dec. 13, 2018, the Collision Career Institute (CCI) celebrated the graduation of Dillon Kendig from the CCI Body Technician apprenticeship program. Kendig trained at TGIF Body Shop in Fremont, CA.

On Thursday, Dec. 13, Mike Anderson of Collision Advice presented another webinar in his “Learn to Research, Research to Learn” series, during which he explored “Using the Subaru Technical Information System (STIS) – Part 2.” The presentation focused on how to use the Subaru website to ensure safe and proper repairs.


Auto industry trade groups representing virtually all automakers selling cars and light duty trucks in the United States released a policy position statement Jan. 16 underscoring the importance of all post-collision vehicle repairs being conducted in accordance with the repair procedures issued by the vehicle’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM).

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 16:58

CIECA Forms New Calibration Committee


CIECA recently announced the formation of a new Standards Development Committee (SDC) focused on calibration. All industry stakeholders, including OEMs and non-CIECA members, are invited to attend.

Monday, 21 January 2019 23:17

On the Lighter Side: Hyundai Unveils New Concept Car That Has Legs

Written by Trevor English, Interesting Engineering

Just when you thought technological development couldn’t get any weirder, the simple car wheel is apparently getting outdated. According to Hyundai’s new concept car that is.

Monday, 21 January 2019 20:34

Deaths From Exploding Airbags, Shrapnel Force 2.7 Million More Car Recalls

Written by Leighanna Shirey, Citizen Truth

In early January, Toyota and Ford announced the recall of 2.7 million vehicles due to exploding airbags in the ongoing Takata airbag disaster.


Chuck Olsen, executive director of operations for AirPro Diagnostics, will host the next CIECAst webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. CST: “Interpreting and Documenting Scan Data, Trouble Codes, Calibration.”

With another hail season approaching, a panel discussion at last November’s Collision Industry Conference (CIC) offered insights from shops, insurers and paintless dent repair companies on reducing friction related to catastrophe claims after a major storm.

Friday, 18 January 2019 23:13

Looks Like More Than the U.S. Government Is Shut Down

Written by Emmariah Holcomb,


When children argue, it usually doesn’t last long before they make up, but when adults argue, there’s no set time limit.

Friday, 18 January 2019 22:46

WIN Begins Sponsorship Campaign for 2019


The Women’s Industry Network (WIN®) recently announced that the 2019 Sponsorship Campaign began on Dec. 23, 2018.

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