Category: Press Releases

CCAR’s video in support of OSHA’s Safe + Sound week

August 1st, 2018 by

  August 1, 2018 — Palatine, IL —The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR), through the OSHA Alliance program, is pleased to announce the release of a new video highlighting OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week initiative. The video has been posted on CCAR’s YouTube channel and can be viewed by clicking on this link, or

2018 SkillsUSA Automotive Service Technology Medalists

July 16th, 2018 by

Louisville, KY was once again the site for SkillsUSA and its 54th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades. Quality career and technical education were the centerpiece of the conference. More than 18,000 students, teachers, education leaders, and representatives from 600 national corporations, trade associations, businesses and labor unions participated. The highlight was

CCAR and Electude Announce Automotive Safety Education Partnership

June 26th, 2018 by

  June 26, 2018 – The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) is pleased to announce a partnership with Electude International, the leading global provider of automotive e-learning solutions. CCAR and Electude will deliver safety training and credentials to automotive teachers and students via Electude’s award-winning online learning system. CCAR is a non-profit organization with a

New video highlighting AutoEHS Safety courses now available

May 10th, 2018 by

May 10, 2018 — Palatine, IL — The Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair (CCAR) today announced the release of a new video highlighting their popular AutoEHS online Safety Training resources. The video has been posted on CCAR’s YouTube channel at; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPHgpe7jHsI “While it may be common knowledge that CCAR’s online training is critically important to the

Vastly Improved HazmatU Site Launched

March 26th, 2018 by

March 26, 2018 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the launch of a new website, www.HazmatU.org. This new user-friendly site has been specifically designed to be mobile-device friendly, easier to use and easier to access for all of CCAR’s HazmatU best practice information and training. HazmatU is an e-learning

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