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Tuesday, 05 April 2022 11:07

Gas Prices Continue to Stymie Illinois Small Business Growth

Written by Kevin Bessler, The Center Square

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Almost two-thirds of Illinois small business owners report experiencing a significant negative impact from high gas prices.

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Classic Collision, LLC, a leading national multi-site collision repair operator based in Atlanta, announced a new closing April 4---the acquisition of Crystal Lake Automotive in Burnsville and Lakeville, MN.

Friday, 25 March 2022 15:08

Flint, MI, Man Driving Up Used Car Shortage with Dealership Fraud

Written by Elizabeth Puckett, Motorious

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A Michigan man is in deep with the federal government as he allegedly used a stolen identity to defraud several dealerships in the state.

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PPG on March 25 announced it has named ColorVision of Springfield, MO, its Automotive Refinish 2021 Platinum Distributor of the Year.

Thursday, 24 March 2022 14:12

Corvette Production Shut Down Again

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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For a lot of reasons, people feel like they’re living in the movie "Groundhog Day." Awful stuff seems to be on repeat, like the shutdown of Corvette production in Bowling Green, KY.

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When customers and vendors arrive at CARSTAR Mount Orab in Williamsburg, OH, they are greeted by the director of operations, Jackson Barnes, who offers a handshake and a welcome from his desk, where his Snap-on toolbox is by his side.