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1HomePageMap small ne 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine

Times are tough all around right now. Numerous industries are feeling the financial pinch brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic, and that’s especially true for automakers.

On a typical day, the Caliber Collision auto body shop in Salisbury, MD, is filled with cars waiting to be serviced and customers ready to pay.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on March 26 announced a new state website for reporting personal protective equipment (PPE.)

With the economy on hold, family-owned dealerships feel the hurt.

As the nation confronts the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, various members of the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) have stepped up to donate much-needed supplies to health, safety and rescue personnel.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk would have Medtronic, Philips and ResMed ventilators delivered to New York hospitals March 26, according to his recent tweet.