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Service King Collision is preparing to introduce its streamlined, digital-first automotive collision repair services to the quaint village of Palatine, IL, when it opens a new facility at 20168 N. Rand Road in November. 

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For CARSTAR Ideal Auto Body of Mount Prospect, IL, a windy day on the golf course left them blown away by the support from and engagement with the community at the Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing.

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Buick GMC of Rochester and Nissan of Rochester, in Rochester, MN, hosted their grand opening under the Penz Automotive Group on Sept. 25.

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Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is partnering with famed custom car builder Ringbrothers and the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) for a sky-high fundraising event to support high school and college collision repair programs. 

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 21:39

Freer Auto Body in Godfrey, IL, Marks 30th Anniversary with Legacy of Community Service

Written by Dan Brannan, RiverBender.com

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It has officially been 30 years since Freer Auto Body began operation in Godfrey, IL.

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 16:31

GEICO to Significantly Hike Auto Insurance Rates in Illinois

Written by Lyle Adriano, Insurance Business

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GEICO is set to raise auto insurance rates in Illinois by more than 6% on average---one of its highest rate increases in the state in the last six years.