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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 15:26

After Crash Led to Major Restoration, CA Owner Reunited with Classic Cadillac

Written by Megan Abundis, KSBY 6 News

One Orcutt man’s Friday was made extra special when he was reunited with one of his most prized possessions.

Thursday, 12 October 2017 21:37

Oregon Drivers Top in West for Deer Collisions

Written by Staff, Pamplin Media Group

It's almost deer season for hunters, but Oregon's drivers are No. 1 in the West when it comes to run-ins with deer.

Manheim California is gearing up for the third year of its “Flip this Car” project, which enables Valley High School students in Santa Ana, CA, to recondition cars and auction them off. 

The city of Vallejo, CA, is known for being the home of the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park, the now-defunct Mare Island Naval Shipyard, the regional office for Region 5 of the United States Forest Service and the birthplace of racing legend Jeff Gordon. 

Monday, 09 October 2017 17:53

OR Association Conducting Labor Rate Survey

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The Oregon-based Northwest Automotive Trades Association (NATA) is conducting a collision repair labor rate survey this fall.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 20:03

Hawaii Auto Body Shop Owner Still Reeling from Losses after Fire

Written by Tiffany DeMasters, West Hawaii Today

A warehouse fire in New Industrial Kohanaiki Park has left the business owner baffled and frustrated.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of a collision repair center in Issaquah, WA, previously operated as Gilman Auto Body.

The Automotive Body & Painting Association of Hawaii hosted two seminars in September, instructed by Larry Montanez from P&L Consultants. 

In Waipahu, HI, employees from Oka’s Autobody and their families recently met at the local bowling alley for the company’s summer time family fun event.

Cambridge Automotive Group (CAG) has opened a new Maaco location in Henderson, NV. 

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