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CARSTAR, North America’s largest multi-store network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR Alan Conner Collision Center Chester, located at 10360 Chester Road, Chester, VA.

Classic Collision, LLC, an Atlanta based multi-site repair operator, announced two separate acquisitions Sept. 25 of Collision Professionals, Inc. in Port St. Lucie, FL, and Treasure Coast Auto Collision in Stuart, FL.

Insured losses from Hurricane Sally could reach as much as $3 billion, according to catastrophe modelers, but ratings agency Moody’s expects a moderate impact on property & casualty insurers and reinsurers.

With the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and the City of Commerce, SK Innovation announced it plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled American workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two electric vehicle battery plants being built in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.

GEICO adjusters are in place to quickly assist customers whose vehicles were impacted by Hurricane Sally.

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 19:58

State Farm Cuts Tennessee Auto Rates 9.5%

Driving behaviors across the country continue to evolve during the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on current trends, State Farm® is working to reduce auto insurance rates in Tennessee by an average of 9.5%.

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