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
The Illinois Automobile Dealers Association and the Chicago Automobile Trade Association are suing Rivian and Lucid over the electric automakers' direct-to-consumer sales model, according to a report by Automotive News.
Crash Champions, LLC, one of the nation’s largest independent collision repair companies, announced March 29 the acquisition of Collision Repair Center, Inc. in East Moline, IL, adding to its growing national footprint.
Saying that its diverse board of directors is a competitive advantage, General Motors named technology leader Meg Whitman and NBA executive Mark Tatum to its board.
Legislation in Illinois that would increase the booked time of repairs of vehicles under manufacturer warranty picked up another co-sponsor March 15: Rep. Jay Hoffman (D-Swansea), one of the House’s assistant majority leaders.
They say when you find a job you love, you’ll never work another day in your life.
Gateway Bronco in St. Louise on March 25 introduced the Gateway Bronco Innovators scholarship, recognizing and rewarding aspiring automotive restoration and repair leaders with scholarships and internships for students at two of the most renowned automotive technology schools in the country.
The COVID-19 pandemic compelled automakers to ask their salaried employees to work from home until the emergency passed or an alternative plan was developed.
The COVID-19 pandemic may be subsiding, but for many small businesses in Nebraska, a certain amount of uncertainty remains, Bryan Slone, president of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce, told The Center Square.
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) is pleased to announce, with the recent easing of COVID-19 restrictions, its Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference will take place as an in-person event.
Hundreds of Cleveland-area auto jobs could be on the line after, according to union leaders, Ford Motor Co. changed its mind on a commitment to bring a new product line to its Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, and instead will move that production to Mexico, various news reports say.