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
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.
The Fast Track Job Program was launched Sept. 15 at Michigan Central Station by Ford Motor Company, Christman|Brinker, Detroit at Work, Workforce Development Institute, Barton Malow, SkillSmart and the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council.
A package of GOP bills to shield companies from liability during COVID-19 passed out of a Michigan House panel Sept. 16, after incorporating feedback from opponents who had ripped into the bills the day before.
Ford opened the doors to its River Rouge manufacturing complex in Dearborn, MI, nearly a century ago. Now that historic truck plant is getting a much-needed cash injection and major makeovers designed with the future in mind.
Chicago Automobile Trade Association Chairman Kevin Keefe says the instinct to help others “is deeply rooted within local car dealers.”
During the pandemic, there have been many stories of people being helped in a time of need. That’s the case for an auto body shop in Machesney Park, IL.