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A state agency on Sept. 28 ordered General Motors to repay the state $28 million in tax incentives it received to keep its assembly plant open in Lordstown in northeast Ohio.

Chad Bijou has managed repair and maintenance shops for major auto dealers like the Morrie’s and Lupient auto groups for more than 15 years.

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 21:37

Ohio's Three-C Body Shops Sold

The owner of a small chain of body shops in Columbus, OH, recently sold them to an emerging brand, it was first reported in FenderBender.

General Motors announced Sept. 28 plans to invest $71 million into two Ohio manufacturing facilities, including $39 million at its Toledo transmission plant and $32 million at its Defiance casting plant.

In response to requests from independent repair facilities from across the country, the Midwest Auto Care Alliance (MWACA), has announced it will begin accepting virtual members beyond its original six-state territory, effective immediately.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of two collision repair centers in Hales Corners and Milwaukee, WI.

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