Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
On Nov. 19, Carfix owner Mike Allen hosted the Independent Garage Owners of North Carolina’s (IGONC) monthly Tireside Chat, “Politics, Guns, Religion and Other Things You Should Never Talk About in Your Shop.”
Tax cuts, COVID-19 liability protections, adopting an “e-fairness” bill, tax credits to incentivize investment in manufacturing and encourage contributions to the state’s unemployment fund, and a sales tax holiday for restaurants are among next year's legislative priorities for a coalition of Florida employers.
The Boyd Group Inc. announced the opening of a collision repair center in Charlotte, NC.
The case of Allstate vs. Auto Glass America (AGA) and its owner, Charles Isaly, produced more than 30 separate legal filings in the month of November---an average of more than one per business day.
Acknowledging electric vehicle (EV) owners’ fear of being stranded with a drained battery far from a charging station, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) on Dec. 1 provided a jumpstart to Florida’s sustainable transportation future.
Carvana sold its first car in Atlanta in 2013. Since then, the company has opened car vending machines across the U.S.
In another sign that the State of Florida is gearing up for major battles concerning the assignment of benefits (AOB) in auto glass cases, a former state insurance regulator has joined a firm involved in lobbying the legislature regarding benefit assignments.
Cars and toys go together, now so more than ever thanks to a collaboration between HGreg.com and the popular annual Toys for Tots program.
The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) plans to administer the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available in three phases, perhaps starting in December, with health care professionals and the most vulnerable first in line.
Classic Collision, LLC, a leading national multi-site collision repair operator based in Atlanta, announced its second multi-shop acquisition in the last two weeks, with the acquisition of all six Elite Auto Collision locations in the Georgia market.