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
A 39-year-old mechanic from Linden, NJ, struck a schoolteacher with his Jeep, killing her, and then drove to his auto body shop to patch up the damage, said authorities who tracked down and arrested him.
Municipal officials have amended Freehold Borough, NJ's redevelopment plan and will permit motor vehicle repair garages, auto body repairs and painting, and tire sales in a section of the downtown district.
This year marks the 36th for one auto body business that strives to always put its customers’ safety first and quality a strong second.
The South Windsor Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Business After Hours was hosted by CARSTAR Pete’s and featured several local officials who spoke on the state of poverty in the South Windsor and Windsor, CT, regions.
A North Philadelphia, PA, auto body shop that exploded into flames on March 11 operated for years without proper permits or safety measures in place, according to city records.
A Millington woman will serve eight years at the Maryland Department of Corrections for stealing from her employer.
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.
Nine members of a drug gang have been indicted by the feds for selling heroin out of Bronx, NY, auto body shops.