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Who Is I-CAR?
Founded in 1979, I-CAR is a not-for-profit education, knowledge and solutions organization designed to support the evolving needs of the Collision Repair Inter-Industry. I-CAR is focused on improving the quality, safety and efficiency of auto collision repair for the ultimate benefit of the consumer.
I-CAR's focus is to provide everyone involved in collision repair with access to high-quality, industry-recognized training solutions. I-CAR also encourages and supports ongoing conversations in the industry on issues that impact collision repair.
I-CAR's Vision, Mission and Value
While the collision repair industry has experienced major change, and will continue to do so,
I-CAR has remained unwavering in its “true north,” – its vision and mission guiding its steps now, and into the future.
That EVERY person in the collision repair industry has the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs for the ultimate benefit of the consumer.
To deliver increasingly accessible, on-demand and relevant education, knowledge, service and solutions for the Collision Repair Inter-Industry.
I-CAR created Bodyshopology to help inform and educate the public when it comes to selecting a body shop that is properly trained and credentialed contributing to a complete, safe and quality repair for your specific vehicle. Make no mistake – there is a difference, as not all body shops are created equal.