Lab Technicians: I-CAR to open 4,400 square-metre ‘tech centre’ in Chicago area

Chicago, Illinois — Big things are on the way for autobody technicians in the Chicago-area—big things in the form of a new 48,000 square-foot technical centre, that is. The Chicago Tech Centre, operated through I-CAR, is intended to act as a hub for industry workshops and training for EVs, ADAS calibrations and several other emerging […]

EV/AV Report: December 13, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Elon Musk teases some features on the highly-anticipated Tesla Cybertruck, the Manitoba government is building an AV testing framework based on public feedback and Victoria, B.C’s Camosun College welcomes its first EV Maintenance Training students. Features of the Future The Tesla Cybertruck is quickly […]

Meeting Demand: Cambrian College to teach EV repair to heavy equipment mechanics

Sudbury, Ontario — Cambrian College is looking to get its heavy equipment mechanic students acquainted with some of the mining industry’s most cutting-edge electric vehicles, as the college announced the integration of electric vehicle repair into the program. Electric vehicles have become increasingly more prevalent across many industries, and mining is no exception.  Steve Gravel, […]

The Revolution is Now: Andrew Shepherd offers info on I-CAR’s new EV courses

Ottawa, Ontario — With automakers the world over announcing wide-scale conversions of their fleets to battery-electric vehicles (EVs) and telematics systems becoming nearly commonplace, the collision repair industry is no longer simply on the verge of a technological revolution—we’re in the midst of it. That is why Collision Repair took the time to conduct a […]

Get Amped: I-CAR Canada will launch two new EV courses Monday

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— I-CAR Canada will launch two of the latest electric vehicle (EV) technology courses on Monday, March 8, said the organization. Electric Vehicle (EV) Initial Inspection and Handling (VT450E01) is a 30-minute course that discusses initial inspection and safety considerations for EV upon arrival at a repair facility. The course covers the initial […]