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Autobody News recently reached out to leaders in the collision repair industry to find out how they are best managing the inevitable interruptions to “business as usual” during the current coronavirus restrictions.

The Automotive Training Institute (ATI) on March 24 interrupted its regularly scheduled webinar series to share valuable information related to the current pandemic, “Top 5 Ways to Thrive During the COVID-19 Outbreak."

ASA hosted a briefing March 31 to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on the automotive repair industry and the $2 trillion stimulus package, signed into law March 27.

Shop Marketing Pros and AASP-MN on March 25 presented a free webinar, “How Do I Market My Shop in a Crisis?”

Attendees of the March 17 installment of SCRS's webinar series on its multiple employer plan (MEP) for retirement savings learned how to establish a retirement plan at their own shops---and why they should.

American Honda on March 19 announced additional guidelines for proper corrosion protection when repairing Honda and Acura automobiles.

Thursday, 19 March 2020 21:16

Kool Tools: SEMA 2019

Kye Yeung, Amber Alley and I walked the floor of SEMA 2019 to find more Kool Tools. As in the past, we found some interesting and unique tools that can save you and your shop time and money.

Monday, 16 March 2020 19:22

31-Year-Old Compares Body Shop Work to Tech College Courses

Written by Victoria Antonelli

David Cesar, 31, who has been working on cars his whole life, recently enrolled in a collision repair program so he could “learn how to fix everything on a vehicle.”

Friday, 13 March 2020 18:49

23-Year-Old Makes Dream A Reality, Opens Shop in NM After College

Written by Victoria Antonelli

William Sanders, 23, said he loved cars from a very young age and repaired vehicles as a hobby before enrolling at San Juan College in Farmington, NM. In 2017, he graduated from the technical school’s Associate Paint and Autobody program.

Friday, 13 March 2020 18:17

Two-Time Skills USA Competitor Follows in Great-Grandfather’s Footsteps

Written by Victoria Antonelli

Chandler Allison, 19, grew up in Pollard, AR, surrounded by people who worked with their hands and prided themselves on being self-sufficient. His great-grandfather owned a body shop while the rest of his mother’s family raised farm animals and his father’s family grew crops.

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