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
The Prevent Group, an automotive parts supplier, filed suit against Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. alleging violations of federal antitrust laws, civil conspiracy, and tortious interference. (Case No. 19-13400).
A 14-year-old Washington, MO, boy who died from cancer was granted his last wish with a parade of more than 2,100 sports cars and 100 motorcycles.
At the 2019 Maaco Convention in Boca Raton, FL, Maaco Auto Painting and Collision Repair recognized top North American franchisees who exemplified the “breakthrough” convention theme with awards for top performance, including outstanding sales, operational excellence, leadership, growth and overall performance.
New technology is putting North Platte Community College automotive students a step ahead in terms of industry standards.
Business owners in Branson West, MO, have plans to rebuild their auto body shop after an intense fire.
On Oct. 25 and 26, the Auto & Truck Recyclers of Illinois (ATRI) and the Missouri Auto & Truck Recyclers (MATR) combined forces to host the 2019 MO/IL Convention and Trade Show at the Best Western Premier in Alton, IL.
Probst Auto Body Inc. in Dieterich, IL, has been officially certified by Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training and facilities necessary to repair the participating automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
Polls show women are intimidated when they have to bring their vehicles into shops for repairs; but, by empowering them through a series of classes held at shops nationwide, women are no longer scared to enter a body shop.
Maureen LaFontaine of Highland Township, MI, matriarch of a metro Detroit auto empire, died Monday, Oct. 28.