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Monday, 09 April 2018 21:57

Techs of Tomorrow: Vet Enrolls in Auto Body Courses at Waubonsee in IL, Becomes Tech

Written by Victoria Antonelli

After serving in both the Marines and the Coast Guard, Richard Gray said he decided to pursue a career in auto body because of the need for technicians and his enjoyment of the work. 

Monday, 09 April 2018 17:37

Big Wheels Customs Offers Collision Repair Work, More in Lafayette, IN

Written by Kathleen Merrill, The Lafayette Leader

A bonus about spending time with Big Wheels Customs owner Orlando Lopez is getting good ideas about how to run a successful business and have a happy life.

Friday, 06 April 2018 20:52

Minnesota Senators File Bill to Ban Self-Driving Cars

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com

Four Minnesota senators have introduced a bill that would ban self-driving cars from state highways and roads unless the automated driving systems were disabled and humans performed all the driving tasks.

Friday, 06 April 2018 18:02

KS Consumers Asked to Check for Recall of Defective Vehicle Airbags

Written by Marty Smith, STL News

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt recently asked Kansans to check with their auto dealers or online to see if their vehicle airbags are the subject of a recall following the settlement of a lawsuit with the airbag manufacturer.

Angela Goff Chmura, owner of Goff’s Collision Repair Centers (Waukesha, WI), is among 17 women selected for a 2018 Wisconsin Governor’s Trailblazer Award for Women in Business.

The Missouri House Transportation Committee passed House Bill (HB) 1444. If enacted, HB 1444 would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program.

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