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Kennedy-King College’s collision program, the only post-secondary collision program within the City Colleges of Chicago, will receive half of the funds raised during the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s (CREF) event, from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 20 at TopGolf Schaumburg.

Five years after turning its ignition, Kansas City-revved BacklotCars is being acquired in a historic $425 million deal.

Just like when your mom kept telling you to close the refrigerator door or not track mud in the house, we keep telling readers car thefts have spiked since the coronavirus lockdowns and they’re only going to get worse.

Avis Budget Car Rental is extending furloughs for more than 100 employees in Ohio because of the coronavirus pandemic, Cleveland.com reports.

Licari Auto Body Supply in High Ridge, MO, like almost all businesses, was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but in an unexpected way.

Tom & Ed’s Autobody, a family-owned business since 1983, currently has locations in Northwest Indiana including Schererville, Merrillville, Crown Point, Burns Harbor and Cedar Lake.