Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama (HMMA) announced the Santa Cruz compact utility vehicle will be built at Hyundai’s U.S. automotive assembly plant in Montgomery, AL, starting in 2021.
Jack Wilson Chevrolet and Jack Wilson Buick GMC, acquired by the Hanania Automotive Group in February, have officially become Jack Hanania Chevrolet and Jack Hanania Buick GMC.
The automotive shops at each Cumberland County, TN, high school will be named in honor of a local automotive dealer and his business.
An overcast sky and winds bringing a winter chill with them couldn’t dampen the spirits of the Eastern Panhandle, WV, community as a local Army veteran was gifted a new vehicle to honor her service.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the arrest of Dr. Celestino Santi of Accident Care Center of Boggy Creek for allegedly defrauding nine auto insurance companies out of more than $500,000 in unlicensed medical billing.
On Oct. 10, the Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association (WMABA) hosted a training session, “Shop Processes, Culture, and Quality Control While Reducing Liability,” presented by Mark Olson of VECO Experts, at Cabela’s in Charleston, WV.
The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of two collision repair centers in Alabama.
Hilliard L. Gibbs Sr. will celebrate his 90th birthday in a novel way that pays tribute to his contributions to the community.
A second round of scholarships will be awarded this year for 50 students to train for automotive manufacturing careers at Alabama’s community colleges.
Cummins Inc. unveiled its latest innovation, a heavy-duty truck with fuel cell and battery electric power.