Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
In Concord, North Carolina, the industry had the opportunity to get a first-hand look at Axalta’s new Customer Experience Center during the grand opening on May 16.
(Left to right) Robert McKenzie, executive director of RDA; event co-organizers Georgia Thorson and Steve Plier; and Moose Simmons, Overnight Parts Alliance.
National paint companies, equipment and tool manufacturers, major vehicle OEMs and industry experts all came together during the Southern Automotive Repair Conference (SARC) in April.
Students in Preston High School's Auto Collision Repair class repaired a 2005 Chevy Malibu LT.
After a wreck that left a car nearly ready for the junkyard, Preston High School’s Auto Collision Repair class in Kingwood, WV came to the rescue.
Image via Fairfax County Police
A man was shot and killed during an argument that escalated in an auto body shop at the 5700 block of General Washington Drive in the Fairfax County area of Alexandria, VA on the morning of April 29, police say.
Every time the door opens to the Southside Rides garage on Freedom Drive in west Charlotte, NC, it's opening the door to new lives.
FCA US celebrated the official April 18 opening of a new Mopar Parts Distribution Center (PDC) in Winchester, Virginia.
Lake Technical College in Eustis, FL is proud to announce that Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing student Vicky Lambert is the well-deserving recipient of a 2017 Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Scholarship.
On April 5, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested 32-year-old Takeitha Morley, charging her with embezzlement/theft over $10,000.
Gerber Collision & Glass has announced the March 31, 2017 opening of a collision repair location in Hinesville, Georgia.
U.S. Navy Veteran Anetra Christian and her son, Masiyah, 2, with their new car at ABRA Body & Glass in Roswell on St. Patrick's Day.
Anetra Christian will remember this St. Patrick’s Day at ABRA Auto Body & Glass in Roswell, GA every time she gets behind the wheel of her 2014 Ford Focus.
Nine soldiers at Ft. Bragg will be completing their military service and returning to civilian life fully armed with a $2,500 toolbox, employment offer and a new career in the fast-growing collision industry.
Smartphone-addicted drivers are facing more scrutiny from North Carolina insurers who say distracted driving is causing more wrecks. More than one in three text while driving, and 29 percent access the internet while driving, according to a survey by State Farm Insurance. Rich Pedroncelli-AP
North Carolina auto owners haven’t seen an insurance rate increase since 2009. That soon could change.