State Farm says it plans to expand the use of a digital bookkeeping technology to speed up and streamline the auto claims process, after a successful trial run with USAA.
Large automakers, related companies and the United Auto Workers (UAW) made specific requests to the Biden Administration recently in a six-page letter.
Consumers in the market for a new vehicle will likely have a harder time finding what they want at an affordable price right now due to severe supply shortages affecting the automotive industry.
Registration for the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s (CREF) annual summer golf fundraiser, co-hosted by PPG Automotive Refinish, is now open.
Engagement in the industry and membership in organizations focused on advancement are critical for collision repair businesses positioning themselves for success in the future.
German automaker Volkswagen will not be changing the name of its U.S. operations to Voltswagen of America after all.
The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) is thrilled to announce United Recyclers Group, LLC, has joined the CIF Annual Donor Program, introduced in February, designed to bring needed, recurring resources to the foundation, so it can deliver on its mission to answer the call when the industry has been impacted by unforeseen catastrophic events.
The Women's Industry Network (WIN) excitedly announces the recipients of its 2021 Most Influential Women (MIW) awards, honoring women whose career achievements have enhanced the collision repair industry.
NASCAR star Erik Jones, who drives the legendary No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Richard Petty Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series, and BASF are helping the National Auto Body Council (NABC) to put the brakes on distracted driving, just in time for National Distracted Driving Month in April.
When Collision Advice and CRASH Network conducted their first “Who Pays for What?” survey in 2015, only about one-third of shops said they were paid “always” or “most of the time” by the eight largest insurers for the labor necessary to mask a vehicle’s engine compartment when it was needed as part of refinishing.
Recognizing automakers' outstanding achievements in shaping and maintaining brand attributes that earn the attention and enthusiasm of new-car buyers, Kelley Blue Book on March 30 announced the 2021 Brand Image Award winners, based on annual new-car buyer perception data.