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
Several neighbors of a site in North Strabane Township, PA, where construction on a new car dealership is underway, showed up at a meeting with questions and concerns Nov. 28.
In November, New York's Second Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the decision of a lower court, ruling that Nick's Garage in Syracuse, NY, had presented sufficient evidence to defeat summary judgment as it related to its allegations against Nationwide and Progressive in two separate cases.
Icahn Automotive Group announced that one of New York City’s leading auto parts suppliers for the past 37 years---BS&F Auto Parts, and its team--- are now part of the Icahn Automotive Group.
H&V Collision Center, the largest independently owned collision repair business in the Capital Region of NY, announced that it has been certified by The Ford Motor Company to repair F-150 aluminum-bodied pickup trucks.
The sign at Dean Technical High School facing Main Street read, "97 percent attendance keep coming."
According to a recent press release, local auto body shop North State Custom sued Celebrity Auto of Westchester, NY, (DBA Mercedes Benz of Goldens Bridge) for $11.5 million, alleging that Celebrity was an unauthorized repair shop and otherwise engaged in unlawful activity.
The Ulster BOCES Auto Collision Technology program recently received a grant from the I-CAR Collision Repair Education Foundation.
It's a staple in the Westfield, MA, community---the Cloots Auto Body truck.
Junior and senior students in Brian McDonnell’s auto body repair classes at the Coopers Education Center in Painted Post, NY, received new uniforms, thanks to a generous donation.
Recently, CARSTAR Eastern Hills joined Progressive Insurance and the National Auto Body Council to provide two restored vehicles to U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant John Powell and U.S. Army Sergeant Candy Varvel.
Nicholas Raynes of Exeter, NH, recently received a $1,000 scholarship from the New Hampshire Automotive Education Foundation (NHAEF). He was given an additional $1,500 scholarship last year.
Holiday travelers who have been putting off a needed trip to their local auto body repair shop can contact Peruzzi Collision Center for a comprehensive collision repair in Levittown, PA, ahead of any upcoming winter holiday travel.
In a unique partnership with a national automotive technician trade group, a nonprofit automotive collision repair certification group, and Nashua Community College (NCC), public and private industry partners are working together to provide training to a wide range of students through New Hampshire’s only college-level collision repair program.