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The worlds of collision and mechanical repair collided on Oct. 25 during ASA-MI’s “The Relationship between Structural Repair and Vehicle Calibration,” held at the new PF3 Paint Supply and M.C.E. Training Center in Wixom, MI.
Following October's $31.5 million verdict against John Eagle Collision Center in Dallas, the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) began engaging in conversations about holding its members to a higher standard of safety, part of which includes consumer education.
On Oct. 25, leaders from the North Carolina Association of Collision and Autobody Repair (NCACAR) and Elite Sales and Marketing met with eight South Carolina body shop owners and the manager of a local MSO at Carabbas in Columbia, SC, to discuss founding a new association.
On Thursday, Oct. 12, the Houston Auto Body Association (HABA) held a meeting at Mossy Nissan in Houston, featuring a presentation on the Variable Rate System (VRS) by Sam and Richard Valenzuela of National AutoBody Research (NABR).
On Oct. 24, the North Carolina Association of Collision and Autobody Repair (NCACAR) held a board meeting via telephone call.
On Oct. 3 and 4, the Auto Care Association stormed Washington, D.C. for its first Legislative Summit in five years.
On Wednesday, Oct. 25, ASA-MA/RI brought Las Vegas to Massachusetts when the association previewed the Technology and Telematics Forum 5.0 that was scheduled to be presented at SEMA on Nov. 2.
On Oct. 24, the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) hosted its 2017 Annual Meeting at the Gran Centurions Banquet Hall in Clark, NJ.
At 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Oct. 25, the Women's Industry Network (WIN) hosted an educational webinar titled "Jump in the Tank," presented by body language and persuasion expert Traci Brown.
ASA-OH recently hosted a full-day educational workshop, "Mechanical and Electrical Diagnostic Operations for Collision Repairers," instructed by Larry Montanez of P & L Consultants.
The Mississippi Collision Repair Association (MSCRA) announced that it will be partnering with the Department of Justice, Department of Insurance and Attorney General's office to protect consumers from buying flood-damaged cars by offering free flood inspections.