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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

New York City’s leading auto leasing company, Signature Auto Group, known for offering a large selection of vehicle makes and models online, has this week confirmed that their business now offers Allstate Insurance and an official full-service auto body repair shop with inspection services.

U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garufis dismissed some and allowed some of the claims against urethane manufacturer, Sika Corporation, in an ongoing boycott lawsuit, though the judge said some of the claims were time-barred in the lawsuit’s complaint.

When the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJ CAR) first launched a special fundraising initiative in 2014, the organization never could have predicted it would become an ongoing partnership that has raised more than $2 million for The Valerie Fund and hundreds of children with cancer and blood disorders.

Firefighters battled a blaze at Force 1 Towing & Auto Body in Catasauqua, Lehigh County Monday morning.

Since starting his Greenwich-based Mobile Auto Body 101 out of the now familiar orange and black truck, John Castellana, Jr has been busy traveling to homes, office parks and businesses to perform body shop services.

After Rafael Miranda graduated from the auto program at Middlesex County Vocational Technical School in Perth Amboy, he landed a job working at an independent repair shop.