Bob Redding serves as the industry’s eyes, ears and voice in Washington, D.C.
The Women’s Industry Network (WIN®) will host its 2020 Educational Conference, “Driving the Future,” May 3 through May 5 at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, CA.
The Carolinas Collision Association (CCA) will host its Second Annual Carolinas Educational Collision Conference (CECC), April 30 through May 2 at the Gateway Conference Center in Richburg, SC.
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In an industry that has been predominately male, Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting, the leader in the $43 billion automotive paint and collision industry, has seen many women with the desire to be independent business owners become successful entrepreneurs within its network of more than 500 independently owned and operated franchises across the U.S. and Canada.
A Toyota fuel pump recall is expanded to include nearly 2 million vehicles in the U.S. and Canada, an expansion of a fuel pump recall issued in January.
In light of the devastating and deadly tornadoes that hit Tennessee on March 3, the auction community in the Nashville area was assessing the impact.
The 43rd Annual NORTHEAST 2020 Automotive Services Show will proceed as planned, March 20 through March 22, organizers announced March 4 in a news release.
Mingo Central High School in Delbarton, WV, announced this past week on its Facebook page that the automotive shop in the Career and Technical Education portion of the school is now certified as an official West Virginia vehicle inspection station.
Congratulations to the following Vantage Career Center students who placed in the top three in their category at the 2019-20 SkillsUSA Regional Championships, held Feb. 14 at Penta Career Center in Perrysburg, Ohio:
General Motors is making electric vehicle charging for employees even more accessible with the addition of 3,500 new EV charging plugs throughout its U.S. and Canadian facilities.
Ivan Reyes took his first collision repair class in 2018 during his freshman year at Kingwood Park High School in Kingwood, TX. Reyes said he wanted a different perspective on the automotive industry and believed that instructor Jeff Wilson’s course would offer that.
All of the effort, time and money invested into this year’s Geneva International Motor Show have ultimately been in vain, as it has officially been canceled by the organizers amid the increasingly worrying coronavirus outbreak.
Tesla Model S and Model X owners on the first-generation Media Control Unit (MCU1) can now upgrade to MCU2 hardware through a new Infotainment Upgrade offering.
The legal showdown between the plaintiff, Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Fire and Casualty Insurance Company, Allstate Indemnity Company and Allstate Property and Casualty Insurance Company (collectively Allstate) and the defendants, Auto Glass America LLC (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly, marches forward.
Hopefully, you'll soon be able to see DeLorean DMC-12s rolling down the streets, just like any other car.
Evercoat, the #1 professional brand of body filler and putty in North America announces new branding for its most popular body filler and putty products.
CIECA announced its 12th annual conference, CONNEX 2020, will be held this year from Sept. 14-16 in Charlotte, NC.
Podium, the leading interaction management platform for local businesses, announced the addition of Payments to its existing suite of interaction management tools, allowing local businesses to utilize text messaging to securely take payment directly from the Podium platform.
The Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) is excited to offer a plethora of educational opportunities at its 40th Annual Meeting and Convention, April 28 through May 1, at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, CA.
The Northwest Automotive Trades Association (NATA) on Feb. 19 hosted a Lunch and Learn event at NATA’s office in Portland, OR.
The Knoxville I-CAR Committee held a meeting Feb. 19 at Enterprise Holdings in Knoxville, TN, predominantly focused on the upcoming Knoxville I-CAR Committee’s Annual Golf Tournament, to benefit the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF.)
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota is pleased to announce its annual meeting and leadership conference, to be held April 23 at Delta Hotels by Marriott Minneapolis Northeast.
The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA), a non-profit organization that develops and promotes electronic communication standards for the automobile collision industry, is looking to fill the position of technical project coordinator.
The HD Repair Forum's annual two-day event will cover several important topics that impact your business everyday.
Steve Beck will have a significant presence at this years’ HD Repair Forum, March 24 and 25 in Fort Worth, TX.
North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities, CARSTAR, gave away free repairs in February.
Nationwide, along with Toyota, Ford and Lincoln, recently announced partnerships to offer customers insurance options at a potential large discount, based on data collected by their connected vehicles about their driving habits.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed two executive directives to help strengthen the state’s auto industry as of Feb. 25.
A deadly 2018 Tesla Model X crash in the area of U.S. 101 and State Route 85 in California was caused by the driver, Tesla's Autopilot system, inaction by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and inaction by officials in California.
Will towing significantly reduce the range of the Tesla Cybertruck, Hummer electric pickup, Rivian R1T, Nikola Badger or any of the other upcoming electric pickup trucks from the likes of Ford, General Motors, Bollinger and others?
The SEMA Battle of the Builders Young Guns Regional Competition makes its 2020 debut at the Heat Wave Spring Break Jam, March 7-8, in South Padre Island, TX.
Axalta, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, showcased its Standoblue® and Cromax Pro® waterborne automotive refinishing products for customers in Mexico at Expo CESVI on February 24, 2020.
For the sixth consecutive year, Garage Gurus, the industry-leading training and support platform from DRiV, will award up to $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are accepted or currently enrolled in accredited, U.S.-based automotive technical schools, colleges and universities, or enrolled full-time at a U.S. high school.
Industry experts from BASF’s Automotive Refinishdivision are ready to impress show attendees with innovative tools and solutions at this year’s NORTHEAST show in Secaucus, New Jersey, from March 20-22.
Crash Champions, a leading Illinois-based collision repair group, announced Feb. 25 it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Auto Body Collision and Glass, a three-location collision group based in Columbus, OH.
Information about the reborn Ford Bronco has moved slower than a police chase during rush hour, but we’re getting a bit more of it today.