VIDEO: Ringbrothers University releases second part of clearing carbon fibre series

In Carbon Fibre Clearing Part II, Mike Ring and his associate demonstrate the process of carbon clearing.

Spring Green, Wisconsin — July 20, 2017 — Ringbrothers University has released the second part of its series on clearing carbon fibre. The video, featuring Mike Ring, demonstrates techniques for those looking for information on how to properly clear carbon fibre. The video continues where Part I left off, illustrating the final half of the carbon […]

VIDEO: Setup, settings and training for MIG/MAG welding

Panelists in the SCRS welding tips video series, from left: Andy Dingman of Dingman's Collision Center, Michael Bradshaw of K&M Collision, Toby Chess of Kent Automotive and Dave Gruskos of Reliable Automotive Equipment.

By CRM Staff Prosser, Washington — July 9, 2017 — The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has released the second of three new SCRS Education Committee video discussions on the topic of MIG/MAG welding. The first video in the series featured Andy Dingman of Dingman’s Collision Center, Michael Bradshaw of K&M Collision, Toby Chess […]

VIDEO: Digging into power requirements for welding

The first video in the series of three focuses on power requirements and equipment.

Prosser, Washington — June 8, 2017 — The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has released the first of three new SCRS Education Committee video discussions on the topic of MIG/MAG welding.   The first video in the series focuses on equipment and power considerations in your collision repair facility.    Andy Dingman of Dingman’s […]

VIDEO: PPG’s ‘Tip of the Technology Iceberg’ OEM panel session

Moderator Bob Medved of PPG (left) leads a panel discussion with representatives of Audi, Toyota, Mazda and Collision Diagnostic Services.

Strongsville, Ohio — June 5, 2017 — The 2017 PPG MVP Conference featured a panel discussion in which representatives from Audi, Toyota, Mazda and Collision Diagnostic Services (asTech) discussed their positions on OEM repair procedures, system diagnostics and recalibration. The gathered experts take deep dive into the hundreds of onboard systems on today’s vehicles, any […]

VIDEO: Experts highlight the differences between scanning and calibration

Panelists on the scanning and calibration video, from left: Bruce Halcro of Capital Collision Center, Jason Bartanen of I-CAR, Toby Chess of Kent Automotive and Barry Dorn of Dorn’s Body & Paint.

By CRM Staff   Diamond Bar, California — May 1, 2017 — Scanning and calibration are very different processes. A new video from the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) looks into the differences, as well as examining the process of scanning and diagnosing vehicle diagnostic trouble codes, as well as the associated calibration steps. […]

VIDEO: Polyvance shows how to profit from repair on hidden pieces

The video shows details for repairs to the intercooler for a Ford Escape Eco Boost. Polyvance says the techniques can be used on many other parts found under the hood.

By CRM Staff   Rainsville, Alabama — April 30, 2017 — A new video from Polyvance has an intriguing title: Profiting from Plastic Repair on Hidden Pieces. According to a note from company President Kurt Lammon accompanying the video, “One of the many additional benefits to plastic repair using nitrogen plastic welding in your shop […]

VIDEO: Aftermarket scan tools panel discussion

The aftermarket scanning panel at the SEMA Show. From left: Chuck Olsen of AirPro, Jason Bartanen of I-CAR, moderator John Ellis, Doug Kelly of CDS, Bob Pattengale of Bosch and Jason Gabrenas of Snap-on.

Prosser, Washington — February 2,  2017 — The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) led several sessions with a focus on emerging trends in vehicle technology during the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit  at the 2016 SEMA Show. SCRS has just launched the second video capturing the discussion on scan tools. The first segment featured […]

Nissan moves towards autonomous driving with ProPILOT

Nissan's first ProPILOT equipped vehicle will go on sale in Japan this August.

Yokohama, Japan — July 14, 2016 — A new vehicle with autonomous capabilities will soon be available for sale in Japan. Nissan’s new Serena, scheduled to go on sale in Japan in late August, will come equipped with the company’s ProPILOT autonomous drive technology. This makes Nissan the first Japanese automaker to introduce a combination […]