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International Relations – RCAR Meeting


RCAR is an international association of of technical centers studying automotive repairability and damageability in various countries. Twenty-five centers from 20 countries now participate as members.

Our company joined RCAR as a formal member in 1978. Since then, we have presented research reports in the annual general meeting, participated in the association’s working groups, and introduced RCAR information to the non-life insurance industry and automobile manufacturers in Japan. We hosted the Annual RCAR Meeting in 1981, 1991, and 2006.

RCAR members


  • IAG Research Centre (Australia)
  • The Jiken Center (Japan)
  • KART (Korea)
  • MRC (Malaysia)
  • Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, Traffic Safety Research Institute (Korea)
  • CIRI Auto Technology Institute (China)
  • AZT Automative GmbH (Germany)
  • Bilskadekomiteen (Noway)
  • CESVIMAP (Spain)
  • CESVI France (France)
  • Folksam (Sweden)
  • KTI (Germany)
  • LVK (Finland)
  • AXA Winterthur Accident Research (Switzerland)
North America
  • CESVI Mexico (Mexico)
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (USA)
  • Manitoba Public Insurance (Canada)
  • State Farm Research (USA)
  • Tech-Cor Inc. (USA)
South America
  • CESVI Argentina (Argentina)
  • CESVI Brazil S/A (Brazil)
  • CESVI Columbia (Columbia)

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