CIECA Standards: Organization to unveil first standards release of 2021

North Carolina, U.S.A — CIECA’s first standards release of the year, the 2021R1, will be available to members on April 21, 2021. The release includes updates made to the CIECA Code List and two new messages requested by the Salvage Committee. As part of CIECA’s Technical Series, the organization will host a CIECAST webinar about […]

Tesla reveals revised bodyshop standards

A prototype Tesla Model 3 recently spotted on the streets of California. Production of the company's first mass-market car is slated to start in July, and the expectation is that sales will be high. This may be part of the reason Tesla is expanding its network.

By Mike Davey Palo Alto, California — May 18, 2017 — Tesla has publicly committed to expanding and improving its bodyshop network in North America and now the company has released two new documents that provide some hints about how that will roll out. The Tesla Body Repair Program Operating Standards and Tooling Master List […]

Ontario updates standards for collision repair trades

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By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — August 12, 2015 — The Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) has released updated training standards for the three trades concerned with collision repair. The new standards are for Auto Body (310Q), Collision Repair (310B) and Automotive Painter (410N). Previously, the three trades were contained in one training standard, but […]