Category: Press Releases

Complimentary E-Safety Modules for SkillsUSA Contestants

March 14th, 2019 by

March 14, 2019 – Electude International and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce that they have released preparatory Maintenance and Light Repair (MLR) Safety courses for all automotive students readying to compete in SkillsUSA. The courses, available on a complimentary basis and with unlimited access to all participating instructors and students,

Electude and CCAR Announce E-Safety Course Expansion

February 18th, 2019 by

February 18, 2019 — Electude International and CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) are pleased to announce further expansion of the online E-Safety course suite, the automotive safety courses, assessments and credentials created by CCAR and available through Electude. Expanded coverage adds new training modules including: First Aid and Emergency Eyewash; Safe Driving Essentials and Best

CCAR’s website updated with more OSHA Alliance resources

November 29th, 2018 by

November 29, 2018 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the addition of new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance content on its main website, www.ccar-greenlink.org. The new content is designed to be mobile-device friendly, easier to use and easier to access for all of CCAR’s (automotive-specific) OSHA Alliance

Techs Rock Awards Are Open — Apply Now

November 20th, 2018 by

  from our esteemed colleagues at the TechForce Foundation; November 15, 2018 Techs Rock Awards Are Open — Apply Now Nominations for the Techs Rock Awards are rolling in! Thanks to our partners at Ford cascading it nationwide, Ford technicians lead nominees five to one. Where are YOUR techs?! Don’t get left in the dust. Nominations

CCAR joins TechForce to inspire the next generation of automotive technicians

September 20th, 2018 by

  Palatine, IL — September 20, 2018 — The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) is pleased to announce its support for the nonprofit TechForce Foundation’s new national initiative, FutureTech Success®, an effort aimed at fueling the pipeline of tomorrow’s workforce of technicians. FutureTech Success is an industry-wide, multi-faceted initiative to help inspire the next

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