Shops’ backlog of work dried up this spring, with one national survey of 500 shops finding that even in April, more than three in four could schedule any new work within one week or less.
I-CAR is taking a variety of steps to help the industry at this challenging time, CEO John Van Alstyne said during an online presentation in May.
At Mike’s Auto Body, their motto during this pandemic is “It’s not a slow time…it’s go time!”
The pandemic has impacted tech schools throughout the country as they adapt to a whole new world.
I get a lot of questions from shops regarding billing for the process of researching OEM repair procedures.
Now that the world has been dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for a couple months, things are slowly starting to reopen, leading people to talk about the new normal and what life will be like post-corona.
The Automotive Training Institute (ATI) on May 19 shared valuable information related to the current situation and how to survive the pandemic in “Beyond COVID: A 5-Step Rapid Recovery Plan for Auto Shops.”
During ASA’s monthly Webinar Wednesday on May 20, “How the SBA Works for You” was presented by Stefanie Baker Wehagen, national ombudsman and assistant administrator for regulatory enforcement, Office of the National Ombudsman (ONO), U.S. Small Business Administration.
CIECA’s May 21 CIECAst featured Brent Johnson, director of global product management for Chief Collision Technology, part of VSG and Dover, who presented “ADAS Calibrations---Do It Right and Document What You Do.”
The Women’s Industry Network (WIN®) hosted a free webinar May 20 for more than two dozen members, featuring Dave Luehr of Elite Body Shop Solutions.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, auto body shops have been forced to step up their vehicle sanitization efforts.
Eric Lopez, 28, is a freelance paint specialist whose clients include BASF and various electric auto startup companies.
With a significant reduction in vehicle miles traveled since stay-at-home orders went into effect, collision repair shops across the country have felt the impact of fewer accidents.
Autobody News reached out to two single-location shops in New Jersey that participated in the "Analysis of the Body Shop" survey and volunteered to elaborate further on their responses.