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
New York's governor told regional represenatives to prepare to reopen from May 15, but with detailed plans to closely monitor any resurgence of the new coronavirus.
On April 30, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will receive a donation of 50,000 face masks provided by franchise new car dealers in The Bronx, working in partnership with the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA.)
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on April 28 outlined additional guidelines for the phased plan to re-open the state on a regional basis.
A group of six Northeast states---Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island---on April 20 jointly announced a council formed by representatives of each to come up with a plan to reopen their economies as the coronavirus crisis starts to ebb in the weeks to come.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced new details in his plan to reopen the state economy shut down by the coronavirus outbreak.
Wynn Resorts is asking a judge in the U.S. District Court - District of Massachusetts to toss a $9.6 million civil suit brought last year by the owner of an Everett, MA, auto body shop.
Car dealerships appear to be the next priority for Pennsylvania House GOP members after the State Government Committee advanced a measure granting the industry a waiver from the coronavirus shutdowns.
Auto repair shops are essential.