Over the past few months, Collision Advice’s Mike Anderson has been contacted by over a dozen shops regarding a computer ransom scheme where body shops’ computers and IT systems are hijacked and held for ransom.
Body shop associations and automakers increased efforts this year to get state legislation that would mandate the use of OEM repair procedures for collision repair claims.
Nick Schoolcraft, president of Phoenix Solutions Group (PSG), works with hundreds of body shops to set them up for success when it comes to both their digital and customer marketing.
I was recently over at my best friend Greg Thompson’s house and his son, Jarrett Thompson, stopped by.
C.R. (Bob) Bryant is a former combat medic for the U.S. Air Force, a collision repair lifer with a 60-year track record, and a painter with works that have appeared in premier galleries and sell for as much as $20,000.
The collision industry went through many changes during the 1970s.
Most automotive and HD truck shops—mechanical and collision-repair shops—need more technicians.
My friend Danny Gredinberg at the Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) recently made available a document that includes links to each automaker’s database of online vehicle owner’s manuals.
Micki Hazz Marketing in Newbury Park, CA, is a company that helps body shops and other companies to flourish in the rapidly changing world of marketing, public relations and advertising.
Auto body associations had been around since the 1940s.
Most people in the auto collision industry agree that the collision industry was born around 1946.
Liability is a hot topic in the collision repair industry. While following OEM procedures and acquiring shop insurance is a must, all policies are not created equal.
The American fleet had grown exponentially by the 1970s.