Useful Industry Links

A number of non-Honda resources are available to you on the World Wide Web to support professional automotive service. Honda makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, or authenticity of the information contained in these linked sites.

 

Aftermarket Support

ASA (Automotive Service Association): A national organization for owners and managers of automotive service businesses.

CCAR-GreenLink is an environmental compliance and waste stream management resource for automotive service providers.

IATN(International Automotive Technicians Network): An information exchange and resource portal for professional technicians.

I-CAR Repairability Technical Support Portal: Connects repair professionals to OEMs, to help identify gaps and provide clarification on procedures, offer updates on emerging technologies and respond to the needs of an evolving industry.

NASTF(National Automotive Service Task Force): A “non-organization” of volunteer industry stakeholders that promote accessibility and availability of service support materials (tools, training, and information).

SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers): Resource for standards development, events, and technical information, and expertise used in designing, building, maintaining, and operating self-propelled vehicles for use on land or sea, in air or space.

SCRS (Society of Collision Repair Specialists): SCRS proudly represents over 6,000 collision repair businesses and 58,500 specialized professionals who work to repair collision-damaged vehicles. Since 1982, SCRS has been the largest national trade association solely representing and dedicated to the hardworking collision repair facilities across North America.

RDN (Repairer Driven News): Daily news about the collision repair industry.

DEG (Data Enhancement Gateway): An initiative that was developed to help improve the quality and accuracy of collision repair estimates, through proactive feedback from the collision repair industry and other “end users” to the Information Providers (IPs) that supply the databases for the various estimating products.

 

Tools & Equipment

Snap-on is an automotive service tool and diagnostic products provider.

 

Education

Acura PACT (Acura Professional Automotive Career Training): American Honda's program to help dedicated college students obtain the education and training needed to become technicians in Honda and Acura dealerships.

ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence): Promotes professional technician certification.

AYES (Automotive Youth Educational System): Founded to encourage bright students with good mechanical aptitude to pursue careers in automotive service technology or collision repair, and to prepare them for entry-level positions or challenging academic options. See Honda Careers.

Honda PACT (Honda Professional Automotive Career Training): American Honda's program to help dedicated college students obtain the education and training needed to become technicians in Honda and Acura dealerships.

I-CAR: An international not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the collision repair industry with the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs.

NACAT (North American Council of Automotive Teachers): Devoted to teachers and trainers of automotive technology and related fields. NACAT’s mission is to promote, update, and improve automotive service education.

NATEF (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence): Founded in 1983 to evaluate technician training programs against standards developed by the automotive industry, and to recommend qualifying programs for certification (accreditation) by ASE.

Skills USA is a national organization serving a quarter-million high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in technical occupations.

 

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