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
The New Jersey Assembly Appropriations Committee on July 27 voted to release a bill that would require employers of essential employees to pay workman’s compensation costs if an employee contracts COVID-19 on the job.
Representatives from the Auto Care Association (ACA) and its membership met July 24 with James Owens, deputy administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), to discuss the data access referendum that will be included as Question 1 on the ballot for Massachusetts voters this November.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued his two-front attack on COVID-19 on July 21.
AASP/NJ on July 20 shared preliminary details for its virtual 2020 NORTHEAST Automotive Services Show, scheduled for Aug. 21-23.
A Holbrook, MA, man was indicted in connection with damaging luxury cars bought under false pretenses in order to collect insurance proceeds, Attorney General Maura Healey announced in a news release.
After nonessential New York City businesses were forced to shut down in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many owners filed interruption claims, only to be denied by insurers.
The Massachusetts Right to Repair Committee on July 1 turned in 24,000 signatures to the Secretary of State regarding a ballot question that would mandate car companies provide car owners with control of repair data generated by their vehicles.
The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) held its first-ever virtual training meeting on July 9 to provide member shops with the proper resources and direction needed in order to bring their employees back to work because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Erica Carr of Wolf Lake, NY, submitted postcards, from around 1926 to 1928, showing photos of Post Garage Co., Inc., that was at 88-92 West Main Street in Middletown.
A car dealership in Ellenville, NY, is suing an HBO production company for $8 million after the location was destroyed by a massive fire after being used as a set for the television series "I Know This Much To Be True," according to the Record Online.