I-CAR Vehicle and Technology Specific Training

Keeping up with the ever changing details within the collision repair industry can become a difficult task. In the U.S. alone, OEMs introduce over 100 vehicle changes every year in order to keep up with rapidly advancing technologies and increasingly stricter standards.  It’s never been more important to have a resource for in-depth OEM knowledge, […]

What It Means to be I-CAR Gold Certified

New technology, new materials, and new knowledge all lead to innovation in the automotive industry.  But there is a side effect of auto manufacturers moving into new directions.  With features like advanced driving systems, lightweight vehicle materials, and advanced safety systems, the nature of collision repairs is ever changing and evolving.  It’s never been more […]

CCG for Faster and Higher Quality OEM Repairs

Delivering high quality OEM collision repairs is one way to do business. Delivering faster OEM repairs than any of your competitors with a higher quality of work is how Dabler Auto Body does our business. With the introduction of Certified Collision Group‘s (CCG) ™ analysis and non-intrusive competitive solutions integrated into our shop, we believe we […]

2019 Summer Automotive Events in Oregon

With all the wet, snowy, and cold weather condition we have seen lately, it’s a good time to remind everyone that sunny summer days will be here sooner than you think.  Tops down on the convertible, ice cream cones, and swimming pools, all the prerequisites for a good summer. There’s no lack of things to […]

The New 2019 BMW X7

BMW’s newest edition in the SUV category is their largest yet.  The new BMW X7 slots above the very popular X5, and competes directly against the Benz GLS, the Cadillac Escalade, and the Land Rover Range Rover. The X7 joins six other SUVs to complete a crossover lineup that ranges from subcompact to full-size models. […]

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

When we think of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), the thought of future “self-driving” automobiles might come to mind. Actually, the truth is these systems have slowly been making their way into mainstream culture over the last few decades. Systems that help you drive most likely are already installed in your daily driver. We often […]

Eco-Friendly Auto Body Services

Surprisingly, the most energy intensive steps in automotive manufacturing are the coating processes.  Not only does it take a lot of energy to coat your favorite ride with the latest colors and finishes, but the process also emits a large amount of volatile organic compounds (VOC) and CO² gases into the atmosphere. Volatile organic compounds […]

Article: How Car Suspension Systems Work

Source – YourMechanic.com How Car Suspension Systems Work by Jason Unrau On the surface it appears the suspension of a car has a pretty straightforward job. If the bumps end up being less bumpy then it’s all good, right? In reality, the suspension system has a massive amount to do and the components have to […]

Video: Airless 3D Printed Tires

Michelin is on to something, and it might be big.  Look what they have to say about their latest tire concept: At Movin’On, Michelin is lifting the veil on what we think mobility will look like tomorrow: an airless, rechargable, 3-D printed organic tire, developed from bio-sourced, biodegradable materials. A connected tire, it provides real-time […]

Article: 10 Breakthrough New-Car Features Coming For 2018

A new year is on the horizon, and so are new automotive tech gadgets. Don’t worry if you didn’t get what you really wanted for Christmas, we got some cool new gadgets and ideas to get your mind off that “old” gear. Forbes.com – Source Jim Gorzelany , Contributor If you’ve finally decided to trade […]