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
After almost 80 years of banging out dents and straightening frames, a Red Bank, NJ, auto body shop is headed to the scrap heap.
For over two years, a bipartisan group of lawmakers studied how consumers’ cars were repaired following a collision, how the insurance system reimburses the consumer for those repairs, and in the process, crafted House Bill 664 to keep drivers in safely repaired vehicles.
Rolls-Royce has sued J&B Body Works in Mount Vernon, NY, to get back a Ghost that has been idled in the repair shop for more than 430 days.
If you’ve ever wondered why you’ve been waiting so long when your car or truck goes in for service, it’s because Chester County, PA, is experiencing a severe shortage of auto service technicians.
A Somerset-Berkley, MA, Regional High School senior is the recipient of the Dunning Fellows and Scholars Excellence in Automotive Design at the transportation design program at the College for Creative Studies (CCS).
On Sept. 4, Deserving New Jersey area veterans experienced a day on the golf course with leaders from the collision repair industry, courtesy of the National Auto Body Council (NABC) and the annual Drive Fore Courage program.
Forty-one years after Edward Kirn began teaching Don Hoag the auto-body repair business, the venerable Kirn’s Body Shop, located in Cooperstown, NY, closed its doors for good on Friday, Aug. 23.
A new automotive center will soon be on the grounds of Del Tech, and it’s making history here on Delmarva.
Insurance company executives and auto salvage shop owners celebrated, while auto dealers and collision repairers condemned Gov. Chris Sununu’s veto of legislation dealing with who gets to dictate the cost of fixing accident damage to cars and trucks.