Midwestern News

1HomePageMap small mw 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin

Tuesday, 11 January 2022 13:13

Tesla, MN-Based Talon Metals Agree to Terms for U.S. Nickel Supply

Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati

Share This:


Tesla has agreed to a nickel supply deal with Talon Metals, a Minnesota-based company, the first U.S. supply of nickel for the electric automaker.

Share This:


CARSTAR Ellis Brothers Collision in Milford, MI, surprised Cooley Elementary School teacher Deanna Barcey with a free auto body repair to kick off the new year.

Share This:

Locally-owned and operated Glaser’s Collision Centers in Kentucky and GEICO Insurance teamed up through the National Auto Body Council (NABC) Recycled Rides® program recently to help make life better for a single mother and her son.

Friday, 07 January 2022 12:24

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

Written by Michele White, KWWL News

Share This:


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.

Share This:


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.

Share This:


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.