Category: Press Releases

Hurricane Harvey white paper

September 7th, 2017 by

September 7, 2017 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) has published a Hurricane Harvey white paper regarding the handling, disposal, and repair of flooded vehicles from Texas and Louisiana. The document is available for download by clicking the link below. HURRICANE HARVEY AFFECTED ONE OF THE HEAVIEST POPULATED REGIONS IN THE HISTORY OF

CCAR announces vastly improved website

August 7th, 2017 by

August 8, 2017 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, www.ccar-greenlink.org. This new user-friendly site has been specifically designed to be easier to use and easier to access for all of CCAR’s best practice information as well as all HazmatU and autoEHS training. About

CCAR launches a new complimentary AGM Battery Safety course

May 11th, 2017 by

  May 11, 2017 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the launch of a new online Safety course focused on Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) batteries. The course – developed by CCAR and ShipMate, Inc. – is the first in a series of complimentary online safety courses resulting from CCAR’s

CCAR Provides Online Training for NIADA Members

March 10th, 2017 by

Palatine, Illinois — March 10, 2017 The Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing best practice information and training resources to the automotive industry, has become the latest member of the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) National Member Benefit program. CCAR, whose suite of auto industry training courses have been

New Recurrent HazmatU Training Course!

May 10th, 2016 by

May 10, 2016 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) and ShipMate, Inc. are pleased to share with our members a new recurrent HazmatU online training course. The new course — designed for those who are recertifying or repeating their online HazmatU training — is shorter in duration from the traditional course and allows

HazmatU Updates Announced

August 19th, 2015 by

Aug. 18, 2015 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) and ShipMate, Inc. are pleased to share with our members news of numerous updates that have been completed within the suite of our online HazmatU training courses. Highlights include: New Proper Shipping Names including Safety Devices, electrically initiated and Safety Devices, pyrotechnic; Fuel Cell Cartridges;

CCAR announces website enhancements

July 7th, 2015 by

Arlington Heights, IL — July 7, 2015 – CCAR, the Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair — and ShipMate, Inc. — are pleased to announce significant enhancements on their website, https://shop.hazmatu.org. Subscribers can now sign up or renew their HazMatU memberships online, 24/7/365. CCAR provides tailored information and resources for OEM dealers, collision repair centers, schools

CCAR congratulates SkillsUSA Automotive Service Technology winners

June 29th, 2015 by

CCAR was honored to once again be chosen to lead Judging stations for the SkillsUSA National competition, held last week in Louisville, KY. Here are the names and schools of the Automotive Service Technology Medalists, pictured above with (AST co-chair) Jill Saunders of Toyota Motor Sales; HIGH SCHOOL Jonathan Ball (Aberdeen, WA) — Gold Shawn

CCAR addresses internal theft

November 17th, 2014 by

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (Nov. 17, 2014) – The Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR) and its board of directors have uncovered an internal issue that has led to the arrest of a former staff member by Missouri authorities. Former CCAR official Daren Fristoe has been charged with theft, a Class B felony.  Fristoe joined CCAR

ATMC honors CCAR (once again)

November 10th, 2014 by

Last week was a special one for all of us here at CCAR and HazmatU; the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) honored us with their National Excellence in Training Award for our line of HazmatU online training courses. This is the second consecutive year that the fine folks at ATMC have recognized CCAR with this