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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Oct. 22 announced appointments to the Michigan Council on Future Mobility and Electrification, which will work to ensure Michigan continues to be the world leader in future mobility, including autonomous and connected vehicle technology, electric powertrain technology and charging infrastructure, and shared and transit mobility option.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced Nov. 19 the acquisition of a collision repair center in Oshkosh, WI.

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 18:01

MNCARS Provides High School Support

As part of its 2020 workplan, Minnesota Careers in Auto Repair & Service (MNCARS) “adopted” two high school programs to provide enhanced support and mentoring during the year.

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 23:40

Gov. DeWine Places Ohioans Under 21-Day Curfew

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Nov. 17 placed Ohioans under a curfew, beginning Nov. 19, for 21 days in what he said is an effort to stop the rising spread of COVID-19.

Ford Motor Company announced Nov. 10 its Kansas City Assembly Plant will build the all-new E-Transit van, part of a more than $3.2 billion investment in Ford’s North American manufacturing facilities to produce a series of new electric vehicles for commercial and retail customers.

Getting paid for the work performed is key to running a successful collision repair shop, but no one receives payment for items that aren’t invoiced.