Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
Members of ASA Ohio’s Collision Performance Leaders Group (CPL) gathered Feb. 2 at the Ohio Auto Kolor Training Center in Columbus, OH, for this year’s first meeting.
A Canadian-based plastics manufacturer has plans to hire 135 people as the company expands production at a western Kentucky plant.
Morrie's Auto Group announced the strategic acquisition of Brenengen Auto Group.
Maaco Hazelwood, Maaco Kirkwood and Maaco St. Louis, along with Auto World, Keystone, Sherwin Williams and the Art Institute of St. Louis, all teamed up to refurbish a vehicle and donate it to a local woman whose daughter recently passed away.
The Detroit Three's autoworkers who live or work in Detroit can now get their COVID-19 vaccines.
After Minnesota projected a $1.6 billion budget surplus for the next two years, Republicans in a March 1 press conference said the state taxing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans is “unconscionable.”
An updated survey of Michigan’s business leaders reflects higher confidence in the state’s economic recovery in the next six to 12 months, with most anticipating employees will return to in-person work between July and September of 2021.
There may be a mangled car in Sydney Jackson’s future.
On Feb. 12, the Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) submitted opposition to Nebraska Legislative Bill 602, a bill that will adversely affect Nebraska drivers as it would establish a restriction against the use of alternative parts including aftermarket, recycled, remanufactured and refurbished parts when OEM repair procedures are mandated.
As catalytic converter thefts impact increasing numbers of people, Minnesota State Sen. John Marty (DFL-Roseville) is re-introducing legislation to prevent scrap metal dealers from buying catalytic converters from anyone other than an automobile repair shop, auto recycling business or a vehicle owner who demonstrates proof of ownership.