Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
General Motors Co. (GM) has chosen Owens Community College in Ohio as one of seven community colleges in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania to launch its GM Dealer Technician Scholarship, a program that can help students graduate debt-free with a two-year associate degree in automotive technology, beginning this fall.
General Motors Co. (GM) announced on June 12, 2019, the second major expansion of its full-size pickup production capacity this year: a $150 million investment at Flint Assembly in Flint, MI, to increase production of the all-new Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickups.
An Army veteran, Tristan Carpe, served our country for seven years in a challenging environment helping our wounded troops at the US Army Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany.
The location will transition from Todd’s Alignment on June 28, 2019, and is scheduled to open as the fifth Fargo-Moorhead Area Matt’s Automotive Service Center in July 2019.
The Boyd Group Inc. recently announced the June 10, 2019 opening of two collision repair centers in Louisville, KY. The locations previously operated as Bill Etscorn & Sons Auto & Collision Centers, originating in 1984.
Missouri State Rep. J. Eggleston introduced House Bill 451, which would have repealed the requirement that motor vehicles be inspected before being licensed.
General Motors Co. (GM) is making a new round of upgrades to its Fort Wayne, IN, Assembly plant to further increase production of the all-new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups—especially crew cab models.
On May 20, Minnesota State Rep. Mary Franson (R) introduced House File 2919, an aggressive bill targeting insurer steering and price-driven part selection.
On Monday, June 3, three deserving St. Louis veterans experienced a life-changing event—the presentation of vehicles to provide them independence and the ability to work and take care of their families.
The 2019 Mid-Plains Community College (MPCC) raffle car will be officially revealed to the public during NEBRASKAland Days.