The foundation of OEM Certification 2.0 is the CRP Model, which addresses critical elements such as customer referrals from OEMs, repair-quality output and business performance.
I think in the very near future it will be impossible to repair a vehicle if your shop isn’t certified in a brand.
“By choosing to pursue CAPA certification, Spectra Premium further demonstrates its commitment to providing the highest-quality radiators to the international market,” said Debbie Klouser, CAPA director of operations.
Auto body shops will need to have I-CAR Gold Class status to qualify for the Volvo Certified Collision Facility Program, I-CAR said.
Service King announced that 70 of its active locations have earned ProFirst certification from Honda.
Dick Smith Paint and Body Shop in Columbia, S.C., has earned Assured Performance certification.
Evergreen AutoWorks of Bothell, Wash., has earned Assured Performance certification.
The shop is officially recognized by Assured Performance, GM, Ford, Nissan and Infiniti.
Less than 5 percent of body shops across the nation meet the requirements for Assured Performance certification, according to the Assured Performance Network.
The average employee has worked at Raymond Auto Body for 15 years, and a handful of employees have been there 30 years or more, according to the shop’s website.
Because of the complexity of today’s vehicles, consumers “need experts with Nissan training to fix it right.”
The shop is officially recognized by Assured Performance, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, GM, Nissan and Hyundai.