Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
To kick off summer this year, the Jim Ellis Automotive Group wrapped up a successful charitable campaign where a portion of each sale during the month of May went to support local first responders. Thanks to the support of old and new customers alike, a total of $65,000 was raised and is being divided evenly between 10 Atlanta-area police and fire departments.
JACKSONVILLE, FL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--USAA insurance companies agreed to pay an average of more than $450 in past-due sales tax to approximately 50,000 Florida auto policyholders who experienced total loss claims, based on plaintiffs' calculations in a class action lawsuit settlement.
Students at the Chesterfield Career and Technical @ Courthouse and automotive partners from across the region recently presented Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services client Tywanda Auld with a refurbished Pontiac G6 through the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Recycled Rides™ program.
Charleston, WV Police say they have arrested a man wanted in connection with a money bag stolen from the NAPA Auto Parts store on the city’s West Side, Charleston Police say.
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.