New I-CAR Live Training Hybrid & Alternative Fuel Program Available - BodyShop Business

New I-CAR Live Training Hybrid & Alternative Fuel Program Available

I-CAR’s live training program Hybrid Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles (ALT02), a follow-up to the Electric and Electric Hybrid Vehicles (ALT01) program, is being offered throughout North America in the coming months.

This program prepares technicians to service and repair emergent new technologies on hybrid and alternative-fuel vehicles.

Topics covered by the course include:

• Electric air conditioning systems and the unique compressor oil used in hybrids.

• Damage analysis and repair considerations regarding electric-assist power steering systems and inverter/converter cooling systems.

• The future of alternative-fuel vehicles, from current ethanol blends, propane- and compressed natural gas-fueled vehicles to future technology such as plug-in hybrid electrics, pure electrics and hydrogen fuel cell test vehicles.

Hybrid Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles (ALT02) will be taught in the following cities:

Nov. 18 – Englewood, Colo.; Canton, Ohio; Dunbar, West Virginia; Kilgore, Texas;  St. John’s, Newfoundland; Oregon City, Ore.; Green Bay, Wis.;
Mississauga, Ontario; Dover, New Hampshire; San Antonio, Texas; Grand Prairie, Texas

Nov. 19 – San Mateo, Calif.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Bloomington, Ill.; Melville, New York; Orlando, Fla.

Nov. 20 – Melville, New York; Nashville, Tenn.; Little Rock, Ark.; Troy, Ohio; Hoffman Estates, Ill.; Pasco, Wash.; Amarillo, Texas; Peterborough, Ontario; Louisville, Ky.; Miami, Fla.; Appleton, Wis.; Bremerton, Wash.; South Portland, Maine; Morgantown, West Virginia

Nov. 23 – Billings, Mont.

Nov. 25 – Topeka, Kan.

Nov. 27 – Sudbury; Ontario

Dec. 1 – Mundelein, Ill.; Holly Hill, Fla.

Dec. 2 – Fairlawn, Ohio; Germantown, Wis.; Upper Saddle River, New Jersey; Macon, Ga.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Shreveport, La.;

Dec. 3 – Olympia Fields, Ill.; Brockton, Mass.; New Orleans, La.; North York, Ontario; New Hudson, Mich.

Dec. 4 – Bettendorf, Iowa; Mobile, Ala.; Englewood, Colo.; Martinsburg, West Virginia; San Antonio, Texas; Jacksonville, Fla.; Bellingham, Wash.; Oxnard, Calif.

Dec. 6 – Port Huron, Mich.; Houston, Texas; Murrieta, Calif.

Dec. 8 – Sterling Heights, Mich.; Indianapolis, Ind.

Dec. 9 – Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Dec. 10 – Plymouth, Minn; Valley Stream, New York; Southborough, Mass.; Stilwell, Kan.; Weston, Fla.; Savannah, Ga.

Dec. 11 – Sault St. Marie, Ontario; Pennsauken, New Jersey; Medford, Mass.; Effingham, Ill.; Los Angeles, Calif.; Kirkland, Wash.; Birch Run, Mich.; Blue Springs, Mo.

Dec. 13 – Richardson, Texas; Jackson, Tenn.; Bismarck, North Dakota; Columbus, Ohio

Dec. 15 – Fall River, Mass.; Santa Clarita, Calif.

Dec. 16 – Rochester, New York; Merrillville, Ind.; Silver Spring, Md.; Mississauga, Ontario

Dec. 17 – Odessa, Texas; Wilmington, Del.; Fresno, Calif.; Phoenix, Ariz.

Dec. 18 – Eastlake, Ohio; West Babylon, New York; Bakersfield, Calif.; San Antonio, Texas

Dec. 20 – North Las Vegas, Nev.

For 2009 dates and a complete listing of classes, visit

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