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CARSTAR, North America’s largest multi-store network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR Island Automotive and Collision located at 13 Lucon Drive, Deer Park, NY 11729.

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Representatives from the New York Anti Car Theft and Fraud Association (NYACT), the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) joined together with members of the law enforcement community and car dealership owners May 5 to announce a new initiative to combat the surge in catalytic converter thefts taking place statewide.

Thursday, 05 May 2022 13:51

Connecticut Body Shops Facing Backlog in Car Repairs

Written by Ben Crnic, Journal Inquirer

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If you’ve been waiting endlessly for body repairs to be completed on your vehicle, you are not alone.

Tuesday, 03 May 2022 09:47

Tesla Bill for Direct Sales in Connecticut Postponed Again 

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati

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Lawmakers believe a bill in Connecticut---which would have permitted EV manufacturers like Tesla and Rivian to sell directly to consumers, provided they do not already sell through a dealership---isn’t likely to pass this year.

Friday, 29 April 2022 12:10

Chrysler Destination Charge Lawsuit Filed in Delaware

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com

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A Chrysler destination charge lawsuit alleges the automaker makes a profit from the delivery fees charged to customers who purchase new vehicles from dealerships.

Thursday, 28 April 2022 10:24

Veteran Granted Car from Longstanding Cranford, NJ, Business

Written by Jennifer Glackin, TAPinto Cranford

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One lucky veteran was gifted a car from Benner's Auto Body, which has been in Cranford, NJ, since 1910.