A family-owned auto business in northern Minnesota burned down in a morning fire on Sunday, Sept. 22.
Electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian has landed itself a new customer, and a monumental one at that.
Rupert’s Auto Body donated a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze to the sheriff’s Office VIPS for Vets program to support the growing need for transportation services for local veterans.
Blockchain, artificial intelligence, 5G and edge computing are just some of the emerging technologies collision repairers will likely encounter in the future, said Fred Iantorno, vice president of Internet of Things (IoT) for VeriFacts Automotive.
ASA is asking New Hampshire repairers to contact state lawmakers and urge them to override Gov. Chris Sununu’s recent veto of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures legislation.
At a meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 18, about the progress of the Willets Point, Queens, Development in New York between the city and the Flushing community board, a group of auto workers showed up to make sure they weren’t left behind in the aftermath.
Humans and extraterrestrials in the vicinity of the top-secret government facility Area 51 will have access to a special Tesla Supercharger in Nevada today, the company stated in a Twitter announcement.
Did you know you can read all five regional editions of Autobody News before they appear in print?
The costs to own and maintain a new vehicle are going up according to an AAA study.
On Tuesday, Sept. 17, a deserving Spotsylvania, VA, family experienced a life-changing event – the presentation of a vehicle to provide them independence and the ability to work and take care of their family – thanks to the National Auto Body Council (NABC) Recycled Rides program along with car donor State Farm and repair partner Caliber Collision – Culpeper, VA.
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, AASP-MN will host “Beyond the Four Strokes: What Do You Do When Nothing You See is Wrong, but Something is Broken?” from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m., at EP Auto, Tire & Glass, Eden Prairie, MN.
On Sept.18, ASA hosted the newest installment of the association’s monthly Webinar Wednesday series featuring Tekmetric CEO Sunil Patel who presented “Cybersecurity 101 for Shop Owners.”
On Thursday, Sept. 12, AASP/NJ provided an overview of what collision repair shop owners need to know about ADAS technology by hosting a panel discussion on the topic at the Gran Centurions in Clark, NJ.
North Haven Auto Body of North Haven, CT, has joined the list of safety-conscious auto glass companies by becoming an accredited Registered Member Company of the prestigious Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC).
On the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 11, the Gateway Collision Chapter of AASP-MO held its first meeting after summer break at Syberg’s Dorsett in Maryland Heights, MO, sponsored by Mitchell International, Mid-Nite Auto Parts, Chapman & Hogan Insurance, and United Fire Group (UFG).
The recent Goodguys West Coast Nationals Show presented by BASF at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., showcased a long list of award-winning cars, including the crowned “America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod.”
Here’s one for all the 1980s fans, whether you grew up during the decade of excess or simply look back upon it fondly.
Thanks to the efforts of Assembly Members Tim Grayson, Tasha Boerner-Horvath, Phil Ting, Phil Chen, Senator Holly Mitchell, and enthusiasts throughout California, state lawmakers have approved SEMA-supported legislation (SB 112) that restores “fix-it” tickets for cars suspected of violating the state’s exhaust noise limit.
CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of its first Minnesota location, CARSTAR Bighley Auto Body, located at 2409 Margaret Street N., North St. Paul, MN, 55109.
R Jones Collision 1 owner, Christy Jones, has been honored with the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) "Business Owner of the Year" award.
Tesla’s V10 update to members of its Early Access Program included several novel features for the electric car maker’s vehicles, from new games to a cool “theater” function.
Rosedale Technical College will celebrate 70 years on Sept. 28 at its Blue Jean Ball, honoring its reputation as the center of training for the skilled trades in Western Pennsylvania.
Hundreds of firetrucks - all part of a collection belonging to Andy Leiter - were housed in a building on Route 302 in Middletown, NY.
After almost 80 years of banging out dents and straightening frames, a Red Bank, NJ, auto body shop is headed to the scrap heap.
For over two years, a bipartisan group of lawmakers studied how consumers’ cars were repaired following a collision, how the insurance system reimburses the consumer for those repairs, and in the process, crafted House Bill 664 to keep drivers in safely repaired vehicles.
The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) announced the acquisition of three collision repair centers in the Columbia, SC, area.
Equalizer®, the leading source for auto glass removal and replacement products in the world, is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Arsenal™️, a new quarterly subscription box service which features a wide array of auto glass related products from Equalizer®.
Rolls-Royce has sued J&B Body Works in Mount Vernon, NY, to get back a Ghost that has been idled in the repair shop for more than 430 days.
It's a double-barreled blast of NASCAR as Richard Rawlings and the Gas Monkeys dive into stock car racing.
Daimler Trucks has begun testing highly automated heavy-duty trucks on Virginia highways in partnership with its subsidiary Torc Robotics, the companies said.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) announced the recipient of the Sulkala Family Scholarship.
The Chapman Automotive Group in Phoenix has agreed to become the exclusive automotive sponsor for the Pima Community College Athletics Department.
Dave Luehr’s Elite Body Shop Solutions announces the next installment in the FREE Elite Webinar Series.
Rod Behler practically teethed on the tires at Fred’s Body Shop.
A GM vacuum pump recall for more than 3.4 million SUVs and trucks has been issued in the U.S. because brake assist could be lost and drivers could experience hard brake pedals and longer stopping distances.
This year’s MSO Symposium will be hosted on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
This fall, BASF is sponsoring the Greater Detroit Area High School / College Transportation Career Fair, hosted by the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF).
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) has established a Legal Defense Fund to provide financial assistance to member shops battling industry-related issues through the legal process.
It’s fair to say that Tate’s Auto Group in Show Low, AZ, is finished.
Even a year after Greeley, CO, was pounded with golf ball-sized hail, local body shops and dent repair shops continue to feel the storm.
You may be surprised to learn that many body shops create a “repair plan” at the end of the repair when everything has been documented and the final bill is created, according to Tim Ronak, senior services consultant at AkzoNobel.
Eighteen-year-old Michelle Perschall discovered her love for automobiles at the age of four when her grandparents bought her a bright yellow racing Corvette Power Wheels.
A Harrison County, WV, man accused of stealing more than $4,000 worth of items from Rom Rog Automotive while he was an employee there has been arrested on multiple charges following a search of his home.
Auto Glass America, LLC (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly, recently filed documents with a Florida District Court regarding its dispositive motion to dismiss.
From coast to coast, collision repairers are talking about the talent pool shortage facing the industry and what can be done to address what some are calling an impending crisis.
On Aug. 22, the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) held a regional meet-up event at Seasons 52, a restaurant in Houston.
Some say nothing feels better than driving down the road in a beautiful automobile.
3M is proud to announce a new partnership with the Ferrari Club of America. The company’s personal automotive products, including window tint, paint protection film and car wrap films will be featured as the exclusive brand of the Ferrari Club of America.
Recent reports from the Tesla community are suggesting that the electric car maker has started rolling out a pedestrian noisemaker for the Model 3 sedan.
WHAT: Collision Pros, Inc. is launching the “Keys to the Future” program in Paradise, CA, by providing a refurbished vehicle to a local family still recovering from the Camp Fire.