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Just over 60 years ago, Jack Taylor founded Enterprise Rent-A-Car in St. Louis, Missouri.

Tom & Ed’s Autobody dates back to 1983 when Tom Tylka and his partner, Ed, moved their garage operation into a 2,000-square-foot facility in Schererville, Indiana, after quitting their jobs at an engineering company.

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Thursday, 15 February 2018 18:39

Flying Taxis So Crazy, They Just Might Work

Written by Nick Lavars, New Atlas

Flying taxis still seem very much like something pulled right out of science fiction, but when transport heavyweights like Boeing, Airbus and Uber start pumping millions of dollars into their development, it might be time to take all of this a bit more seriously.

According to surveys conducted by Phoenix Solutions Group (PSG), close to 80 percent of body shop customers choose a collision repair facility that they feel has their best interests at heart.

In late January, the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) hosted three identical regional educational meetings, bringing valuable information to its members across the state.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 19:07

SCACAR to Hold 1st Official Meeting on March 8

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The newly formed South Carolina Association of Collision and Autobody Repair (SCACAR) will hold its first official meeting on Thursday, March 8 at the Dave & Buster’s in Colombia, SC.

On Jan. 30, the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) held a meet-up at Top Golf in Scottsdale, AZ, hosted by Heri Automotive and BBB Industries.

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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 00:17

OE Shop Certification Programs: Audi

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For this month’s OE certification profile, we spoke with industry icon Mark Allen, Manager of Collision Programs/Collision Training and EV After Sales for Audi.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 23:24

In Reverse: John Loftus – The Dragon Slayer

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“In the early 1980s, body shops had it tough,” said industry veteran John Loftus in a January 2018 interview.

Monday, 12 February 2018 21:28

A Cautionary Tale From a Career Painter

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Back in 1985, the actor Yul Brynner was dying from cancer when he told a television audience on "Good Morning America" that what he really wanted to do was film a commercial that said, "Now that I'm gone, I'll tell you this: Don't smoke. Whatever you do, just don't smoke."

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