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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) Director Anita Fox confirmed the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association (MCCA) has initiated the transfer of $3 billion in surplus funds to Michigan's auto insurers, and eligible Michiganders are already starting to receive their $400 per-vehicle refunds.

Monday, 21 March 2022 08:10

Global Auto Parts Shortage Impacting Eau Claire, WI, Repair Shop

Written by Katrina Lim, WQOW News

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You may have heard of auto parts shortages affecting car dealerships, but the lack of supply is also impacting local repair shops.

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The state of Michigan on March 17 announced two Michigan Mobility Funding Platform grants, which will enable enhanced real-world testing of mobility solutions.

Thursday, 17 March 2022 11:11

Illinois Police Chase BMWs Stolen from Dealership

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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Per law enforcement, four BMW SUVs were stolen from a dealership in the area of Peoria, IL, the morning of March 10.

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Carvana is now offering as-soon-as-next-day touchless home delivery to Ames, IA, area residents.

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As construction of the 48,000-square foot Chicago Technical Center (CTC) in Vernon Hills, IL, moves forward, another tangible symbol of I-CAR’s 43-year-old mission is unfolding for the collision repair inter-industry, said I-CAR CEO and President John Van Alstyne.