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
More people are driving more miles on Lincoln, NE, streets than they were 18 years ago, but that hasn't triggered an increase in fender-benders and T-bone crashes.
The Owensboro Community & Technical College Foundation, Inc. in Owensboro, KY, received funding from the RPM Foundation for eight $500 scholarships to award to new students enrolling in Owensboro Community & Technical College's (OCTC) Automotive Technology program.
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.