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

Share This:


The North American International Auto Show---aka Detroit Auto Show---on April 26 announced a peek behind the curtain of its first-ever indoor-outdoor fall auto show, including plans for dynamic vehicle activations, free community activities downtown, Charity Preview’s return and a rebranded logo for the iconic Detroit show.  

Monday, 25 April 2022 14:26

Raging Fire Destroys Auto Body Shop in Andersonville, IL

Written by Abigail Andrews

Share This:


An investigation was underway April 23 into what led to a massive fire that destroyed a body shop in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood, authorities said.

Share This:


Indiana and Ohio will hold their 2022 primary elections May 3, and it’s important to know which candidates support racing when going to the polls or voting early.

NABC Illinios


Share This:


Recently, Fahtina Al Amin, a mother of two teenage boys, one of whom has sickle cell anemia, experienced a life-changing event---the presentation of a vehicle to provide her independence and the ability to work and take care of her family---thanks to the National Auto Body Council (NABC) Recycled Rides® program, along with car donor Hertz and CDE Collision Center–Des Plaines.

Wednesday, 13 April 2022 14:05

Judge Orders Demolition of Packard Plant in Detroit

Written by Elizabeth Puckett, Motorious

Share This:


Saying the structure has become a public nuisance, a judge has ordered the demolition of the deteriorating Packard auto plant in Detroit.

Share This:


In a feel-good event, two deserving Springfield, MO, recipients experienced a life-changing moment when they were presented vehicles to provide them independence and the ability to work and take care of their families.