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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

Just a few days after the Geneva Motor Show was canceled due to the coronavirus, officials from the New York Auto Show stated the event will proceed as scheduled. And to make sure we heard right, they sent a follow up message to reassure us everything is going as planned and the show is still on.

Albert Kemperle Inc. will celebrate its 80th anniversary during its 2020 Expo, April 23 through April 25 at the Hilton Long Island/Huntington in Melville, NY.

The 43rd Annual NORTHEAST 2020 Automotive Services Show will proceed as planned, March 20 through March 22, organizers announced March 4 in a news release.

Two Rockland County students won the New York State Automotive Technology Competition, taking home thousands of dollars in scholarships and winning a chance to compete for some $3 million in prizes at the 2020 New York International Auto Show national championship in April.

Balise Collision Repair of West Springfield, MA, and several community donors on Feb. 25 delivered the repaired vehicle to a heroic couple who risked their lives to track down a suspected vehicle in the abduction of a young girl from Springfield in January.

Second Chances Garage, which sits on Market Street at the north end of downtown Frederick, looks like an ordinary auto shop on the outside. But it’s far from it. The shop sells its cars for $500 — plus $280 for titling — to those who need them the most but cannot afford them.