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
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.
Precision Auto Works of Long Island City, an I-CAR Gold Class body shop located in Queens, NY, has added Subaru to its growing list of manufacturer certifications.
BMW of North America announced on June 26, 2019, the openings of two new technician training facilities in Spartanburg, SC, and Atlanta, GA, and the expansion of training capacity in Ontario, CA, and at the company’s headquarters in Woodcliff Lake, NJ.