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1HomePageMap small ne 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine

Carubba Collision of Buffalo, NY recently launched a new website devoted strictly to the employment of candidates interested in a career in the auto body industry. 

Billy Walkowiak

Billy Walkowiak, founder of Collision Safety Consultants

 

Since Billy Walkowiak founded Collision Safety Consultants seven years ago, he has helped consumers, body shops, dealerships and even insurance companies with diminished value claims as well as inspecting post-repair vehicles to determine whether they were fixed properly.

Apple Hill

Apple Hill Auto & Collision, located in Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania body shop has confirmed that it was purchased by LKQ Corporation, one of North America’s largest aftermarket parts suppliers.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook, produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, reports that another 15,300 auto body technicians will be needed between now and 2024.

jersey bill

Legislation to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a written statement declaring it is illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed or because someone other than the dealer performed service was introduced.

Carubba Collision Golden Gloves

Carubba Collision Corp. President and CEO Joe Carubba (right) and NYS Golden Gloves President Don Patterson (center) are joined by young boxing hopefuls who will be competing in the Carubba Collision New York State Golden Gloves.

 

The Carubba Collision New York State Golden Gloves Boxing organization held a news conference recently in Buffalo, NY to announce the 2017 kickoff of one of the nation’s greatest amateur events in all sports.

3D Auto Body & Collision Centers president David Niestroy recently announced the opening of the nearly year-long build of 3D’s state-of-the-art Symach Shop, which opened its doors on January 10th, 2017.

Bloomfield Fined Price Discrepancies

Advance Stores Co., which has an Advance Auto Parts location at 77-105 Bloomfield Avenue in Bloomfield, NJ charged customers more than the amount shown on store displays, according to the state Attorney General’s Office.

BOCES Win WNY Kevin Swift

(L to R) Auto Collision and Glass owner Rick Greenwalt, Kevin Swift (Newfane) and Auto Body teacher Tom Struebing.

 

Orleans/Niagara BOCES Auto Body students dazzled at the first ever WNY Auto Collision Competition recently held at Auto Collision and Glass of WNY in Amherst. 

As vehicular technologies develop, Elm City automobile business owners are expressing uncertainty over innovation’s effects on business.

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