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
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.
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.
On Sept. 18, a deserving St. Louis veteran experienced a life-changing event---the presentation of a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu to provide him independence and the ability to work and take care of his family---thanks to the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides® program along with car donor GEICO and Car Craft Auto Body Chesterfield.
Officials have fined 19 Michigan businesses for “serious violations” of coronavirus (COVID-19) safety protocols in the workplace.
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) announced Sept. 21 it will move its reimagined indoor and outdoor show, originally planned for summer 2021, to Sept. 28–Oct. 9, 2021.