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Friday, 07 January 2022 12:24

National Supply Chain Issues, Labor Shortages Affecting Iowa Auto Body Repair Workflow

Written by Michele White, KWWL News

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The national supply chain shortage has affected all industries but for auto body shops in Linn County, IA, the derecho and the pandemic have added to the strain on these businesses.

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The CARSTAR Chicagoland Business Group recently held its final live Ethics Class for 2021 for a packed house of insurance professionals from Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Naperville, IL, and the surrounding area.

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Bill Brown Ford, the No. 1 volume Ford dealership in Michigan, is now the world's No. 1 volume Ford dealership, bringing the title home to the Motor City.

Tuesday, 04 January 2022 08:32

Tornado-Damaged C8 Corvettes Have Been Destroyed

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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While the tornado which hit Bowling Green, KY, was a horrific event primarily because of the homes and livelihoods lost, we and many other enthusiasts mourned the loss of the rare and highly sought after C8 Corvettes damaged in the storm.

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The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) will be awarding scholarships to select students enrolled in post-secondary auto service or collision repair programs.

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More than 35 first responders from West Plains, MO, and surrounding areas gathered recently for a hands-on demonstration of the latest techniques in emergency vehicle extrication, preparing them to provide the best response for car accident victims.