Tesla reduces production goals for Model 3 cars

Elon Musk, chief executive officer, Tesla.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — February 12, 2018 — A new announcement from Tesla has the company lowering its production goals for the time being. Their original goal of producing 5,000 Model 3s per week has yet to be achieved. Tesla initially stated that they hope to see the 5,000 unit weekly goal […]

I-CAR releases updates to Production Management curriculum

Business conditions increasingly include a more "industrial" approach to repair, leading I-CAR to update its Production Management curriculum.

By Andrew Shepherd Ottawa, Ontario — September 29, 2016 — I-CAR US Director of Curriculum and Product Development, Josh McFarlin, recently announced the release of new curriculum in the Production Management role, noting that it is geared toward new production systems found in modern collision repair facilities. McFarlin noted that “There’s not only a “Technical […]

I-CAR launches Production Management ProLevel 2 courses

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois — July 13, 2016 — I-CAR recently announced the second level of its new Production Management curriculum. The training organization has now officially launched the courses that form the curriculum.    Ten new courses have been launched. The focus is on building knowledge in areas such as “Learning Culture,” talent, processes, controls […]

I-CAR set to launch second level of Production Management Role

Production management touches every operation in the body shop. According to a statement from John Van Alstyne of I-CAR, the new level of coursework "deals with the shop-wide repair process, from ‘keys to keys.’"

Hoffman Estates, Illinois — June 16, 2016 — Are you ready to move your production management skills to the next level? I-CAR has announced the second level of coursework covering ProLevel 2 requirements of the Production Management Role curriculum. According to I-CAR, this new set of courses will enable those who manage shop production to […]

Live@NACE: I-CAR’s Production Management curriculum designed to drive bottom-line improvements

John Van Alstyne, CEO and President of I-CAR, and Josh McFarlin, I-CAR Director of Curriculum & Product Development at the launch of the new Production Management curriculum at NACE.

Detroit, Michigan — July 23, 2015 — Production management is of enormous importance in a modern facility. Highlighting this, I-CAR has announced at NACE the launch of its new Production Management curriculum, providing end-to-end instruction designed to drive bottom-line improvements in productivity and profitability throughout the collision-repair process. Beginning August of this year, Production Management […]