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General Motors announced Sept. 28 plans to invest $71 million into two Ohio manufacturing facilities, including $39 million at its Toledo transmission plant and $32 million at its Defiance casting plant.

In response to requests from independent repair facilities from across the country, the Midwest Auto Care Alliance (MWACA), has announced it will begin accepting virtual members beyond its original six-state territory, effective immediately.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of two collision repair centers in Hales Corners and Milwaukee, WI.

CARSTAR Collision Specialists was voted the first place winner for “Best Auto Body Repair Shop” in the transportation category, the fifth year in a row CARSTAR was chosen by the Wichita Eagle

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 14:47

Crash Champions Grows to 5 Missouri Locations

Crash Champions announced Sept. 28 its continued expansion throughout the state of Missouri with the acquisition of Precision Collision Centers in the Kansas City metro area. 

On Sept. 11, a deserving St. Charles, MO, recipient 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 Don’s Auto Body and car donor State Farm® along with the NationalAuto Body Council Recycled Rides® program.