Preferred Promotion: Nissan U.S. announces success in consumer push toward certified collision network

Orange County, California — Assured Performance network’s U.S. branch has announced a “successful” Nissan campaign pitching certified bodyshops to nearly four million Nissan and 500,000 Infiniti customers. Assured Performance said the campaign results in a “tenfold increase” in the number of hits on the OEM’s shop locator tool. The automaker’s consumer awareness campaign aims to […]

Volks-Reality: Volkswagen gives VR training demo at SkillsCanada event

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Volkswagen is exploring virtual reality (VR) training delivery to educate collision repair students on the automaker’s technology, repairing mixed materials, joining techniques, electric vehicle repairs and more.  During Thursday’s SkillsCanada Automotive Technology Summit, Volkswagen collision repair program manager Scott Wideman delivered a demonstration and discussion of the automaker’s endeavours in VR training.  […]

The Power of Positivity: Assured Performance Network’s Elizabeth Stein shares shop survival strategies

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Elizabeth Stein, vice president of Assured Performance Network says OEM certifications and accountability will be the key to shop survival alongside continually-advancing vehicle tech. During Dave Luehr’s Positivity Summit on Jan. 15, Stein spoke to audiences about the importance of shops obtaining OEM certifications to survive as the industry continues to navigate […]