Founded in 1979, I-CAR (the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) is an international, not-for-profit training organization dedicated to improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of auto collision repair for the ultimate benefit of the consumer. I-CAR conducts extensive collision repair research and, using this research, develops, and delivers technical programs to professionals in all collision repair industry segments.
I-CAR is an inter-industry organization with strong representation from the following industry segments:
- Auto collision repair business
- Auto insurance companies
- Vehicle manufacturers
- Tool, equipment, and material suppliers
- Technical education, training, and research
- Related industry services, including independent appraisers, technical publishers, and recyclers