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Paducah resident Brandon Gossett is the first student at West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) to receive I-CAR Pro Level 1 certification in painting and refinishing.

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 20:11

Vehicle Donation in MN Equals Ability for Holiday Travel

Written by Edie Schmierbach, Mankato Free Press

Right after she received the phone call from Dan Jones at Minnesota Valley Action Council with the news that she'd just won a refurbished car, Shannon Pierce retold the announcement to her children. 

Aleris recently announced the opening of its aluminum automotive body sheet production facility in Lewisport, KY.  

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts welcomes CARSTAR Wyatt’s Collision Repair at 321 East 1st St., in Gibson City, IL, owned by Ken Wyatt, to the CARSTAR family.

CARSTAR 76, located in Grand Rapids, MI, found a new way to connect with its local community this fall–helping a local family set sail in a CARSTAR-branded kayak.

There are more than 5.8 million vehicle collisions a year.  

Mark Battenfield of Battman Collision Repair in Sand Springs, OK, has his hands full these days with never-ending collision repair work. 

Friday, 17 November 2017 21:24

Loophole Allows Damaged Cars to be Sold in Minnesota

Written by Lauren Leamanczyk, KARE 11

Experts say a loophole in Minnesota’s vehicle titling law allows dangerous cars to be sold to unsuspecting buyers.  And with a surge of flooded cars from hurricane-ravaged Florida and Texas about to hit the resale market, the problem could get worse.

Friday, 17 November 2017 18:16

West Michigan Collision Offers Mechanical, Collision Repair

Written by Judy Reed, Cedar Springs Post

If you are looking for an auto shop to fix your car, you might want to check out West Michigan Collision

Thursday, 16 November 2017 23:44

Semi Crashes into Auto Body Repair Shop in Cicero, IL

Written by Lisa Marie Farver, Oak Park Patch

The driver of a semi truck lost control of the vehicle Oct. 15 and crashed into a car repair shop in Cicero, IL. 

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