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
As nonessential businesses gradually reopen around New Jersey, store owners can take a cue from car dealerships which opened their showrooms to sales by appointment only a few weeks ago.
The Massachusetts Right to Repair Coalition has collected more than 26,000 additional signatures to ensure its initiative petition to protect independent car repair shops and consumer car repair choice will reach the November ballot, doubling the legal requirement of 13,374.
New York state’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis continues as the state hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly reduced the number of new cases.
As shops focus on providing a safe environment for both customers and employees during the COVID-19 outbreak, AASP/MA has received notice of a variety of collision repair industry related concerns.
As Pennsylvania moves into the recovery era from the COVID-19 pandemic, some $225 million of the $2.6 billion in federal coronavirus relief money the state received will be directed to help small businesses get back on their feet.
New coronavirus cases across New York dipped to pre-shutdown levels, adding fuel to accelerating efforts to reopen New York City, Hudson Valley and Long Island next week, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf extended the state’s disaster declaration for COVID-19 another 90 days as legislation pends to terminate the order and curtail his authority over economic activity across the state.
A Chester, NY, auto body shop owner says he’s facing death threats after racist remarks and provocative photos were posted to his social media accounts about the killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced May 28 he would sign an executive order that gives private businesses the right to deny entrance to anyone who does not wear a face mask.