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
Ensuring that the next generation of collision repair professionals is receiving the proper training in up-to-date facilities with modern equipment and tools is vital to the industry’s future success.
A coalition of independent repair shops is reigniting the “right to repair” campaign in hopes that state policymakers will update the 2013 law to provide the same information to diagnostic data as the manufacturers give authorized dealerships.
Four Bucks County residents who filed fraudulent claims seeking reimbursement for damage to vehicles that did not occur have pleaded guilty to insurance fraud charges, authorities with the Bucks County District Attorney's office said.
Car horns were honking and plastic buckets were converted into makeshift drums as Longwood Avenue and Southern Boulevard residents rallied to protest the area’s proposed rezoning outside of Fannie Lou Hamer Middle School at 1021 Jennings Street in The Bronx, NY, on Thursday, June 13.
Independence Day has arrived, and in Pittsfield, MA, the holiday begins with the traditional Fourth of July Parade.
Exercising her veto power for the first time this year, Gov. Gina Raimondo has nixed a bill pushed by the auto-body industry to create a right to sue auto insurers under terms where the insurers could be slapped with triple damages if they declare a vehicle a “total loss” instead of paying for repairs.
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Dan Boyler is a former technician and now a collision repair instructor at Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES in Spencerport, NY.
On June 13, the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) hosted a regional Meet-up in Philadelphia, PA.