Just like the racing at nearby Churchill Downs, Carvana is looking to speed past the used-vehicle retail competition in Louisville, KY.
LKQ Corporation announced Aug. 12 it has appointed Jacob H. Welch of ValueAct Capital to its Board of Directors, effective the same day.
AkzoNobel, a global paints and coatings leader, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Griffin to the position of Regional Commercial Director for Automotive and Specialty Coatings in the Americas, effective August 1, 2020.
The Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) planned its inaugural ARA Summer Road Trip for July 23-25, with the intention of connecting up-and-coming industry leaders with experienced auto recycling veterans through tours of several ARA member facilities.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, joined virtually by stakeholders and community supporters, on Aug. 11 signed Senate Bill 4 (SB4), an act relating to public health geared towards worker safety.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) got creative and allowed its supporters to "hit the links" to support a great cause through its first virtual golf fundraiser, held July 25.
Rallye Motors, a luxury car dealership with locations throughout Long Island in New York, is facing a class-action lawsuit that accuses the company of charging customers for labor and repairs to vehicles that were not performed.
Honda Motor Co. is offering an app that scores the safety of car owners’ driving habits and links with insurance carriers that can offer discounts to drivers who are deemed a good risk.
Nikola Corporation announced a "landmark" order for 2,500 battery-electric refuse trucks for Republic Services, one of the largest waste collection companies in the U.S.
A bill to provide limited COVID-19-related liability protections for Tennessee businesses, schools, health care providers and nonprofits passed committees Aug. 11 in the House and Senate.
Early insured loss estimates for Hurricane Isaias are in days after the storm rocked the East Coast, knocking out power for millions and creating significant property damage from the Carolinas to New York.
Although there’s been a push for Congress to greatly simplify the process of seeking forgiveness for Paycheck Protection Program loans of less than $150,000, it seems likely those receiving loans above that amount will still need to provide adequate documentation for how the funds were spent.
Safety inspections required by automakers as part of post-collision repairs sometimes include measurement of the steering column to ensure it was not damaged in an accident.
Following the success of Lyft Rentals in California, the company is bringing its best-in-class car rental experience to more travelers across the U.S. through a new partnership with SIXT rent a car.
The ASE Virtual Instructor Conference was a success, as more than 900 instructors from across the country participated in the sold-out event.
Are you currently waiting on the delivery of a Honda you ordered? When it arrives, it may have been assembled by one of Honda’s accountants.
The pandemic has hit a lot of businesses hard, but Color Coat Restoration found a way to keep customers coming in while helping the Bakersfield, CA, area.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles pushed back Aug. 10 against General Motors' attempt to revive its racketeering lawsuit, two days after FCA's former lead labor negotiator, convicted in the UAW corruption scandal, compared GM's tactics to those of disgraced Sen. Joe McCarthy's anti-communist witch hunts.
People who are passionate about cars undoubtedly know the MotorTrend Television show, "Bitchin’ Rides."
The automotive industry has been hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, but despite some calls for a bailout that could resemble the Cash for Clunkers deal launched during the Great Recession, a federal stimulus program seems both unlikely and unnecessary, according to the head of data and analytics at J.D. Power.
After years of relying on her son to get her to work at University Hospital, Sandra Black’s smile shined as bright as the dazzling car before her eyes.
This year’s "Christmas in July" raised $26,700 for the nonprofit "Community Christmas" area-wide event that starts in November.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Aug. 10 announced $96 million in state grants have been awarded to 4,933 Pennsylvania small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 public health crisis and subsequent business closure order.
Since the beginning of April, SEMA Market Research has been tracking how businesses within the specialty-equipment industry have navigated through the disruption over the past few months.
A new liability shield law makes Georgia the most recent and the most populous state to protect businesses and other organizations from potential lawsuits over COVID-19 exposure.
On July 24, a deserving military member 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 Recycled Rides® program along with car donors GEICO and CARSTAR of Trenton.
With the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent shutdowns, many young families are struggling just to keep a roof overhead and food on the table.
Just one month after the replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement took effect, the Trump administration is re-imposing a 10% tariff on aluminum imports from Canada.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an upcoming effort to make the state’s roads safer this summer---a push that might also serve to help ease the state’s budget crunch, too.
Travel may get complicated in Oregon if discussions between Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and lawmakers bear fruit.
West Virginia has awarded $7.6 million in COVID-19-related small business grants since it launched its Small Business Grant Program more than three weeks ago, Gov. Jim Justice said Aug. 7.
Focus Advisors sent an email Aug. 7 to Autobody News reviewing the advisory firm's updates on the collision industry.
An industry survey this summer not surprisingly found a significant decline in shop revenues this spring, but it also found shops were not continuing to lay off employees and were actually growing less concerned about weathering the storm.
Since the pandemic began, many body shops have temporarily suspended the practice of giving refurbished vehicles to deserving families, and it makes sense.
With safety measures such as masks and facial protection, social distancing, limited gatherings and reduced travel, the workplace experience differs significantly today from a few months ago.
Hurricane Isasias wreaked havoc on Slatington, PA. Homes were damaged and some people had to be evacuated.
With the coronavirus spreading faster than public health officials can track it, California could become one of the first states to mandate that businesses notify workers and state officials any time an employee has been exposed to the disease.
BBVA Research published its July auto sales chartbook, noting vehicle sales exceeded expectations for the quarter, resulting in an upward revision to the economists' annual forecast.
The auto glass legislation introduced earlier this year has failed to make it out of Connecticut’s 2020 session.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® is reimagining how to connect exhibitors, customers, thought leaders and media from around the world while prioritizing health and safety. We are excited to share that CES® 2021 will be an all-digital experience.
AAPEX 2020, scheduled for Nov. 3-5 at the Sands Expo and Caesars Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas, will not be held as an in-person tradeshow event this year due to the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic and related governmental prohibitions and restrictions on gatherings, businesses and travel.
Although forgiveness for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans is a foremost topic on the minds of borrowers and the CPAs who advise them, experts are saying borrowers should not rush to apply for forgiveness.
Seems like a summer of sequels for dealership acquisitions.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his electric car company’s headquarters will remain in California for the short term.
USAA, the country’s fifth largest property-casualty insurer, is returning an additional $270 million dividend to auto insurance policyholders.
BJ Penrod, owner of BJ's Auto Theft and Collision in Denver, CO, was thrilled to learn that he'd entered the winning bid for a private tour of "Jay Leno's Garage."
State senators, by an overwhelming majority, early Aug. 4 advanced legislation that would extend COVID-19 liability protections to Nevada businesses, nonprofits, schools and governmental agencies while also outlining several measures intended to protect hospitality workers.