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Gary Ledoux

gary ledouxGary Ledoux is a freelance writer with 48 years in the automotive industry.  He can be reached at mayorclum@yahoo.com

From November 2017 to February 2018, Autobody News ran an ad looking for the oldest continuously operated body shops in America. 

 

The 1940s marked the end of the Great Depression as America was thrust into WWII. 

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 18:21

AMi: Out of the Shadows

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The Automotive Management Institute, better known simply as AMi, began in 1989 as the Automotive Service Association Management Institute.  

“Make integrity your first priority,” said Dave Illg, owner of Dave Illg’s Collision Repair Center in Nashua, NH.  “Charge for what you do, don’t charge for what you don’t do, treat everyone with respect and your shop can’t help but be successful.”  

Monday, 16 April 2018 18:06

OE Shop Certification Programs: Toyota

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For this month’s OE certification profile, we spoke with George R. Irving Jr., National Manager for Wholesale Parts and Certified Collision Centers for Toyota USA.

 

Duke Norman

Recently, Collision Safety Consultants (CSC), based in Belmont, NC, announced the opening of eight new locations.

This month, we’re looking at the Assured Performance Certification Network, representing Ford, Nissan, FCA, Infiniti, Hyundai and Kia (Ford was handled in a previous profile.)

The 1930s ushered in the biggest financial calamity of all time: the Great Depression.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 00:17

OE Shop Certification Programs: Audi

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For this month’s OE certification profile, we spoke with industry icon Mark Allen, Manager of Collision Programs/Collision Training and EV After Sales for Audi.

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