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Friday, 15 March 2019 16:23

Pittsburgh, PA, Sets Guidelines for Self-Driving Vehicle Testing

Written by MJ Slaby,

On March 4, Pittsburgh, PA, leaders released guidelines for testing self-driving vehicles in the city. A four-part executive order from Mayor Bill Peduto asks testers to meet the city’s expectations and goals.

Thursday, 14 March 2019 20:51

9 Indicted for Selling Drugs Out of Auto Body Shops in Bronx, NY

Written by Staff, Bronx Voice


Nine members of a drug gang have been indicted by the feds for selling heroin out of Bronx, NY, auto body shops.


ASA supports a proposal in the Connecticut legislature aimed at addressing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures for collision repairs.

Friday, 08 March 2019 18:32

Auto Body Repair & Painting Are Among Business Uses Eyed in Freehold, NJ

Written by Matthew Sockol,


Municipal officials in Freehold Borough, NJ, are preparing to amend the borough’s redevelopment plan in a portion of the downtown district to permit motor vehicle repair garages, auto body repairs and painting, and tire sales.

Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For James Schrowang, enrolling in the Port Ewen, NY, school’s auto collision technology program meant having a teacher who mentored him and provided him with the technical skills he needed to be successful in the industry.


Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced it is entering its 27th state with the acquisition of a multi-store operation consisting of 18 collision repair centers located in New York.

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