Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
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.
Matt Lachowitzer owns a number of businesses. Perhaps the best known are his Matt's Automotive Service Centers---one in Moorhead, MN, and one in Fargo, ND.
A city police officer in Detroit, MI, has pleaded guilty to extortion for pocketing bribes from an auto collision shop owner.
One recently restored, ‘50s-era car was on display at Kansas City’s World of Wheels event the weekend of Feb. 9--11.
If there's anything the bad weather has taught us recently, it's that Mother Nature can put a beating on our cars.
On Feb. 7, the Missouri House Transportation Committee held a hearing to address House Bill (HB) 1444. HB 1444 would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program.
During the early hours of Feb. 7, Mike Garrison stood in front of his Meriden, KS, auto body, restoration and paint business and watched it burn to the ground.
Mike Sittig, a body technician at Curt Bacon Body Shop, got a little help Feb. 2 with preparing the surface of a damaged door that he was going to repaint.
During the joyous, raucous celebration of the 2016 Cavaliers championship on the streets of downtown Cleveland, OH, fans destroyed a police cruiser.
The owners of a Michigan physical rehabilitation clinic have been charged in connection with a $1 million insurance swindle that involved staging car accidents and submitting bogus claims for physical therapy services.
State Rep. Beau LaFave recently joined House colleagues in unveiling an eight-bill package repealing Michigan’s no-fault car insurance system to bring significant relief to drivers paying the nation’s most expensive insurance premiums.
The Educational Excellence Foundation, serving the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools district, received a grant of $53,000 from the Margaret Dunning Foundation to support equipment upgrades in Canton High School’s CTE automotive technology program.
This year, the MPCC Transportation Division’s 14th raffle car will be a brand-new 1932 Ford Roadster.