These were the top five collision repair news stories on Autobody News this week. Scroll through to get caught up, or if you want a second read.

top-5-collision-repair-storiesChicago Sues Hyundai, Kia Over Steep Rise in Vehicle Thefts

Chicago wants the car manufacturers hit with fines, prevented from advertising their cars as being fitted with key safety features and to pay damages.

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From the Desk of Mike Anderson: Does Your Shop Lump In Unrelated Costs with ‘Paint Materials’?

When shops ask for help making money on paint materials costs, I often see they are classifying some costs as paint materials that really aren’t.

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top-5-collision-repair-storiesCollision Center Relies on Go-Parts for Service, Availability and Fast Delivery

Freedom Collision Center in West Virginia saves the day by working with Go-Parts, tapping into its inventory of approximately 200,000 parts to get parts on time.

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Toby Chess Names ‘Must See Kool Tools of SEMA 2023’

Longtime SEMA personality Toby Chess has a list of tools he thinks will be worth checking out at this year's show, Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in Las Vegas.

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2023 SEMA Show to Feature World's Largest Collection of New Automotive Products

The New Products Showcase is the top buyer and media destination and serves as a one-stop shop to easily discover thousands of the hottest products in the industry.

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