Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
Fitzgerald Collision & Repair, a company that provides collision repair for commercial truck fleets across the United States, will add 100,000 square feet to its existing state-of-the-art repair facility in Rickman and also establish a new facility in Sparta, Tennessee.
Eldor Corp. is revving up construction of its high-tech automotive parts factory in Botetourt County’s Greenfield industrial park.
For the second year in a row, a Cleveland, OH business is showing its appreciation to emergency first responders by offering a “cooling down” place during the summer months.
The Boyd Group Inc. today announced the June 14, 2017 opening of a collision repair center in Greensboro, Georgia, about 75 miles east of Atlanta.
Paul Gage, seen here in 2014, had been the director of the collision repair program at Fayeteville Technical Community College since it started three years ago. He resighned in May 2017. [Photo Credit: The Fayetteville Observer]
The director of a popular collision repair program at Fayetteville Technical Community College has resigned, in part because he says the school became too closely aligned with one company.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood
In an unprecedented move, the Mississippi Attorney General’s office recently released the “Consumer Guide to Insurance and Auto Body Repair.” Some believe it may be the first document of its kind (from an AG direct to consumers) and could be a model for other states across the country to follow.
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA (WRIC) — Students at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center and automotive partners from across the region provided a refurbished car to a family in need on June 12.
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Paul Robinson from Lawrenceville, Georgia has been sentenced to 37 months in prison followed by three years of supervision upon release for his involvement in odometer tampering as well as title fraud.
The Atlanta I-CAR Committee raised over $50,000 to benefit CREF at their 8th Annual Golf Tournament.
On April 26, the Atlanta I-CAR Committee held its 8th Annual Golf Tournament, benefiting the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), at the Golf Club at Bradshaw Farm in Woodstock, GA.
The shooting took place outside AA Auto Body in Tampa, FL. (Photo: Google Earth)
TAMPA, FL — The fatal May 24 morning shooting of a 41-year-old man at the Tampa auto body shop he once worked at is under investigation by police.
Two thirds of the roughly 2.3 million vehicles in Florida with potentially deadly Takata airbags have not yet been repaired, according to new figures released June 1, 2017, by U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL).
The SkillsUSA North Carolina State Championships took place April 24-28, 2017 at the Greensboro Coliseum and Koury Convention Center. The conference was the largest showcase of Career and Technical Education in North Carolina history with more than 1,900 outstanding career and technical education students competing in 120 hands-on trade, technical and leadership contests.
With a full fleet, Elite Electronics is able to respond quickly when their customers call, which include MSOs such as ABRA, Service King, Gerber Collision and Caliber Collision.
After the economic implosion of 2008, many body shops decided to add mechanical repair to their menus of services and quickly found out it wasn't quite that easy.