Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine
Christmas came early for a local family in the Twin Tiers.
A Stamford, CT, man stole a bottle of pills and loose change from a car parked at a city auto body shop, police said.
Samantha Welch, a Bradford, NY, Central School District senior in the auto body repair program at the Schuyler-Steuben-Chemung-Tioga-Allegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services (GST BOCES), was selected as this year’s “Collision Student of the Year” by the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF).
Another state insurance commissioner is warning auto insurers about the overuse of photo estimates when making settlement offers.
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has fined Harr Motor Co. for violating the air pollution and hazardous waste regulations at two Worcester, MA, facilities.
A bill that aims to “[make] it an unfair insurance practice for an insurance company, agent, or adjuster to knowingly fail to pay a claim to the claimant or repairer to the extent the claimant’s vehicle is repaired in conformance with applicable manufacturer’s procedures” has been pre-filed in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
The Massachusetts Right to Repair Coalition announced that it has turned in 102,000 signatures to ensure an initiative petition to enact a much-needed update to the Commonwealth's Right to Repair law reaches the 2020 ballot.
Ray’s CARSTAR Auto Body, located at 137 Terryville Road, Bristol, CT, is proud to celebrate 30th year of business.