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
Christine Powell has become the lead plaintiff in a class action complaint in New Jersey against Subaru of America (Subaru) alleging the carmaker was “manufacturing, marketing and selling new vehicles with defective and dangerous windshields that were spontaneously and/or unreasonably cracking, chipping and otherwise breaking.”
A man has been sentenced to 22 years to life in prison for the 2017 fatal shooting of an auto body shop worker in Canarsie, the Brooklyn, NY, district attorney said.
Nashoba Valley Technical High School will host its annual open house from noon to 3 p.m., on Sunday, Nov. 3 in Westford, MA.
Danielle Pisarcick of Homer City, PA, was the lucky winner of the Susquehanna Valley Corvette Club’s 2019 raffle benefiting Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Automotive Restoration Scholarship Fund.
The business that began as a corner gas and service station in the 1960s has grown to an auto service center that has now expanded to include a state-of-the-art body and paint shop.
There’s no evidence New Hampshire motorists are safer because the state mandates that vehicles undergo a yearly safety inspection, says a state representative who is preparing legislation to ease that requirement.
On Thursday, Oct. 10, a deserving Lancaster, PA, veteran was presented with a vehicle to provide him independence and the ability to work and take care of his family – thanks to Faulkner Collision Center of Lancaster and car donor State Farm, along with the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides program.
Ferdinand Gonzales, a founding member of the Coalition for Collision Repair Excellence (CCRE) and the Pennsylvania Collision Trade Guild (PCTG), lost his battle against cancer at the end of September at the age of 75.
Yorktown Auto Body in Yorktown Heights, NY, gave away five cars to individuals in need on Saturday, Oct. 5.
Danny Amaral appeared resolute as he stood talking with The Newtown Bee in the mostly empty showroom of his family’s sold automotive facility on South Main Street in Newtown, CT.