I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is a not-for-profit training organization whose Vision is that "every person in the collision industry, current and future, has the necessary knowledge and skills relevant to their position to achieve a complete and safe repair." Jason Bartanen is the Technical Director for I-CAR and is located at the I-CAR Tech Centre in Appleton, WI. The Tech Centre is responsible for research and development of I-CAR training programs; including classroom, online, and qualification testing programs. During development of I-CAR courses, the Tech Centre works closely with vehicle, product, tool, and equipment makers. I-CAR works closely with the vehicle manufactures to deliver specialized hands-on training in Appleton. Over the years, I-CAR has delivered hands-on training for the Audi and Jaguar aluminum repair networks; for the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1; and the Nissan GT-R. I-CAR also works closely with vehicle manufactures to deliver training in support of vehicle maker collision repair network programs.
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