Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine
Premium electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla has designated Certified Collision of Long Island in Freeport, NY, as a Tesla-approved body shop.
The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation recently received a $2,500 donation from Lou Altobelli, owner of Rio Auto Body of Rio Grande, NJ.
The Jeff Tech vocational-technical school joint operating committee in Reynoldsville, PA, was informed of some big donations at its meeting in early September.
39 North Capital, LLC, through its affiliate 39N Maaco Holdings, LLC, has acquired the Maaco location in Maple Shade, NJ.
Knight’s Automotive Repair of Roxbury, NJ, is again seeking nominees for the annual Wheels to Prosper program, in which a refurbished used car is given to an altruistic person needing a new set of wheels.
On Sept. 2, R.T’s Auto Shop, a Hampshire county auto body shop, became the center of the relief effort to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey.
On Thursday, June 8, the Greater Philadelphia-area I-CAR committee held its second annual fundraiser at the Scotland Run Golf Club, in Williamstown, NJ, to benefit the Collision Repair Education Foundation and local collision repair school programs.
The Putnam SPCA in Putnam, NY, recently purchased a used 2008 Ford Crown Victoria to replace its former 2004 Ford patrol car with more than 185,000 miles on its odometer.
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts, North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of its first two locations to serve New York City drivers.
The new director of the Northumberland County Career and Technology Center (NCCTC) in Coal Township, PA, has a big vision for the school.
Vehicles for Change, a nonprofit organization that addresses transportation issues, is looking for low-income, working Massachusetts residents in need of reliable transportation.
A Waterbury man was arrested August 7 after allegedly stealing tires and rims from a car at an auto body shop in Watertown, CT, then trying to sell them online.
A customized 1951 Ford wearing a gleaming PPG finish stole the show and drove off with the coveted Winfield Award for automotive excellence at the recent 18th annual PPG Syracuse Nationals held July 14–16 at the New York State Fairgrounds. Owned by Bruce Leven of Auburn, WA, built by Craig Wick and the team at Wicked Fabrication and painted by John Byers, Byers Custom—both also from Auburn—the dazzling Ford drew the approval of the crowd when the award was announced.