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
Local businesses in Hayward, WI, all pitched in to fix up and donate a car to someone who needs it. All that hard worked payed off when they rolled it out for the first time Oct. 15.
Madison Area Technical College expects to follow the same playbook for the spring semester that it’s using this fall: most classes delivered online and students and employees completing a health survey before they enter campus buildings.
General Motors' Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center in Michigan will be reworked to produce only all-electric vehicles going forward.
General Motors is shutting down the company’s assembly plant in Bowling Green, KY, the factory that builds the Chevrolet Corvette, for one week, idling approximately 1,400 employees due to a parts shortage.
Four guest speakers attended the St. Louis I-CAR Committee’s September virtual meeting, including collision repair industry professional Beth Rutter, who spoke about the Pilot Program. Rutter graciously agreed to share some additional information with Autobody News.
North Country Auto Body and Mechanical in Hugo, MN, is now being run by a new partnership.
Justin Furman, an estimator at Bill Brown Ford in Livonia, MI, on the fast track to becoming a manager, largely credits his career successes to the support he received from the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) and PPG.
On Sept. 23, a deserving Plover, WI, mother of twins 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 CARSTAR Plover and car donor Erie Insurance along with the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides® program.
A state agency on Sept. 28 ordered General Motors to repay the state $28 million in tax incentives it received to keep its assembly plant open in Lordstown in northeast Ohio.