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Monday, 16 July 2018 22:12

VIDEO: Old Greyhound Bus Converted Into Stunning Mobile Home

Written by Loukia Papadopoulos, Interesting Engineering


Some people inherit their dream homes; some buy them, and some build them. Jessie Lipskin chose to design hers by converting a decommissioned 1966 GMC bus.

During a recent Guild 21 podcast sponsored by VeriFacts, Bryan Robaina asked attendees if it’s best to replace parts with new ones during a repair to maintain the vehicle’s OEM / Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) status. 

If any body shop in America can be called the quintessential post-war body shop, it’s Bistagne Bros Body Shop in Glendale, CA. 

 

By 1943, WWII was in full swing.  There were no new cars; tires and gasoline were rationed, and the American public wasn’t driving very far ... or bothering to renew their auto insurance. 

When deserving people get cars from body shops, either MSOs or independents, it is always a win-win for the industry and the community. 

 

I interviewed a body shop manager a few years ago who told me that he motivated his people through fear. 

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 16:08

VIDEO: This One-Wheeled Electric Motorbike Looks Like Something Out of a Sci-Fi Movie

Written by Jessica Miley, Interesting Engineering

 

Meet RYNO, an all-electric "micro cycle." Or more specifically, a one-wheeled motorbike. Yes, you heard it right. 

When George Melendez isn't writing estimates at Regal Collision in Vallejo, CA, he is working as a security specialist for the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. 

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 16:36

Ask the Auto Body Attorney: The State Farm Case That Never Seems to End

Written by Bruce L. Roistacher, Esq. NY, FL and DC Bar

 

I am excited to initiate this monthly column that will keep shop owners up-to-date regarding important legal cases, rules and regulations, and new operating procedures that affect our industry.

Monday, 02 July 2018 22:11

Uber Files Patent for AI System That Can Tell When Passengers Are Drunk

Written by Jessica Miley, Interesting Engineering

Uber has filed a patent for technology that would detect drunk passengers. The patent outlines using machine learning to spot passengers who are behaving ‘abnormally’. 

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