Precision Auto Works of Long Island City, an I-CAR Gold Class body shop located in Queens, NY, has added Subaru to its growing list of manufacturer certifications.
Pennsylvanian Russell Fish was "paranoid about everything," so much so, he even locked his bedroom door each night, his daughter said.
I was recently over at my best friend Greg Thompson’s house and his son, Jarrett Thompson, stopped by.
On June 20-21, the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) hosted its semi-annual Regional Meet-up in conjunction with CAWA’s Leadership Conference in Goleta, CA.
BASF is supporting 2018 SkillsUSA winner Dylan Wertz who will represent the United States at the 2019 WorldSkills competition in Kazan, Russia.
On June 8, the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) hosted its 3rd Annual Skeet Shoot at Elm Fork Shooting Sports in Dallas.
As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities, is ready to kick off a tremendous gathering for its North American franchise partners, vendors, insurance carriers and industry leaders in Chicago this summer.
Mike Anderson of Collision Advice said the “Who Pays for What?” surveys he has been conducting for several years in conjunction with CRASH Network are building awareness in the industry about “not-included” labor operations shops are performing, but may not think to bill for estimates and invoices.
Symach's disassembly Inventory Table creates a clear path and an organized, complete, and mapped out set of steps for any hardware needed for the reassembly process of the vehicles.
Takata airbags were used widely across the automotive market, and when the airbags were found to be defective, recalls from just about all automakers and several class action suits resulted.
AASP/NJ hosted its 8th Annual Race Night on June 11 at RPM Raceway in Jersey City, NJ.
BMW of North America announced on June 26, 2019, the openings of two new technician training facilities in Spartanburg, SC, and Atlanta, GA, and the expansion of training capacity in Ontario, CA, and at the company’s headquarters in Woodcliff Lake, NJ.
Over the past several years, more and more autonomous features have been embedded in cars.
At the end of May, the Automotive Service Association of Colorado (ASA-CO) Board of Directors gathered to award two $2000 scholarships to Lincoln Tech students Kevin Gayton and Kyle Martin.
A new Edmunds report says 2019 has been a year of contrasts for automakers as they struggle to find a new normal amid rising interest rates, waning demand, dramatic growth in the used market and uncertain government policies.
IHS Markit has released new research that shows the average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the U.S. has risen again this year to 11.8 years.
Foundation Automotive Corporation, one of United States' and Canada's newest and fastest growing automotive corporations, announced on June 26, 2019, that they have added five new dealerships to their US presence.
PPG announced that it has expanded its PPG ONECHOICE® UV primer system to include a handheld ultraviolet (UV) LED cure light to provide a speedier solution.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Mitsubishi Motors North America officials announced on June 25, 3019, that the automaker will relocate its headquarters to Franklin, TN, from Cypress, CA.
A U.S. District Court of California judge has set the date for the settlement hearing for an ongoing legal battle between Billy Glenn and Hyundai.
Design might be subjective, but when it's time to drop thousands of dollars on a car, we want it to look good — or, at the very least, not eye-searingly bad.
Garmat USA announced today that it has received an investment from MPE Partners (“MPE” or “Morgenthaler Private Equity”).
BASF refinish customers A-1 Toyota and Balise Collision were both recently named as 2018 Shops of the Year by Toyota Certified Collision Centers (TCCC).
Steve Gieske can tell you exactly when it became harder to keep his body shop employees at the Regional Transportation District (RTD): May 2017, when the mother of all hail storms hit Northern Colorado.
Three people are dead following an apparent workplace shooting at a Ford dealership in Morgan Hill, CA, on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.
Tesla now has the legal right to operate a dealership in Virginia after a fight with the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association (VADA) over the issue of an auto manufacturer not selling its cars through independent dealerships.
Electronic Claims Services (ECS) has renewed its commitment to CIECA and the CIECA standards.
A Hyundai and Kia fire lawsuit alleges recalls ordered to repair Theta II engine problems didn't do enough to protect millions of customers from the risk of finding their vehicles in flames.
In an effort to reduce the tech shortage problem, the Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina (IGONC) is sponsoring the North Carolina Automotive Apprenticeship Program.
On May 21, the Auto Body Association of Connecticut (ABAC) held its May meeting, attracting a full house of collision repair professionals.
The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) announced the June 25, 2019 opening of a collision repair center in Austin, Texas.
VehicleOwnersGuide.com, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Collision Repair market, announced the addition of ScrubberWiki to EstimateScrubber.com.
PPG announced that it is preparing for one of the most popular automotive events in the U.S. – the annual Goodguys PPG Nationals, which are taking place July 12-14 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio.
In John Shoemaker's presentation, he will talk about damage assessment documentation.
Fix Auto USA was named as a finalist for the Best Local Marketing Initiative in Search Engine Land’s annual awards search.
On Tuesday, June 18, 128 golfers and 23 sponsoring companies enjoyed a beautiful day golfing and socializing at the 25th Annual AASP-MN Golf Outing at Keller Golf Course in Maplewood, MN.
Global public health organization NSF International announced on June 20, 2019, it will discontinue its Automotive Parts Certification program and affiliated automotive certification and registration programs, effective September 30, 2019.
Pro Spot announces a new team member to their European division. We are excited to welcome Frank Kirmis as our new Director of Sales and OEM Relationships for Europe and Asia.
On August 11, 2008, Michael Mazik, 24, was involved in a serious automobile accident on a highway in Riverside County.
A stolen Ferrari was reported in a daring theft in plain view.
Did you know you can read all five regional editions of Autobody News before they appear in print?
Mike's Auto Body's nationally recognized Benevolence Program has given away 81 vehicles to deserving individuals, families and non-profit organizations over the past 19 years.
An interview with GM CEO Mary Barra from Axios has provided some of the executive’s insights about full self-driving solutions, competition from Tesla and the Detroit-based company’s strategy for the deployment of its autonomous driving tech.
Tripp’s Auto Body Shop had just purchased a new location on Freeman Lane in Grass Valley, CA, with plans to expand when disaster struck in the form of a giant sinkhole in January 2017.
Slow-moving vehicles (SMV), such as farm tractors and other equipment, will be able to travel at higher speeds on New York roads, starting on June 26, 2019.
Robert Reid always aspired to own a business.
Fix Auto USA announces continued expansion in Northern California with the addition of its newest franchise location, Fix Auto San Francisco—Eddy Street (San Francisco, CA), making this the 29th location in the region.
A Caroline County, VA, man is behind bars after deputies say a tip about a fraudulent business practice led to an investigation of the owner.