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
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.
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation, a national leader in specialized technical training, including automotive technology, the skilled trades, health care, IT, culinary and cosmetology, announced June 23 it will re-open its campuses in Iselin, Mahwah, Moorestown, Paramus, South Plainfield and Union, NJ.
New York City entered the second phase of the state’s COVID-19 reopening plan on June 22, a move Mayor Bill de Blasio said would help upwards of 300,000 people return to work for the first time in more than three months.
As Pennsylvania businesses reopen, some are turning to waivers in order to protect themselves if a customer or employee contracts the coronavirus.