Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
Cox Automotive, in partnership with the National Association of Minority Automotive Dealers (NAMAD), awarded its Rising Star Award to Carlos Sandoval, partner and fixed operations director at Bartow Ford in Bartow, FL, among the largest volume Ford dealers in the nation and a 22-time President's Award Winner.
Volkswagen has drawn inspiration from Tesla in many ways, especially in its quest to transition to a lineup of fully-electric vehicles.
Ally Financial Inc. and the National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers (NAMAD) have joined forces to name Grené Baranco, the new and used sales manager of Mercedes-Benz of Buckhead in Atlanta, the recipient of the third annual "Ally Sees Her" award, in recognition of her automotive leadership and commitment to community and diversity.
Relentless Collision has opened its first and flagship collision repair center in Raleigh, NC.
General Motors Co. announced Oct. 20 its Spring Hill, TN, assembly plant will begin the transition to become the company’s third vehicle manufacturing site to produce electric vehicles, joining Factory ZERO in Detroit and Hamtramck, MI, and Orion Assembly in Orion Township, MI.
Sheehy Auto Stores raised $250,500 to benefit the American Heart Association as part of the company's annual Sheehy 8000 Sales Race, a community-wide effort that ran July 17 to Sept. 8, raising funds and awareness for the charity.
Volkswagen announced it has ordered more than 2,200 new robots for the planned production of MEB-based electric cars in its plants in Emden, Hanover in Germany and Chattanooga, TN, mainly used for body production and battery assembly.
A recent Instagram post auction company GAA Classic Cars shows some businesses are looking out to make sure Christmas comes for all, despite this year being tainted by the pandemic.
Zero-emissions electric vehicle manufacturer Arrival will build its first U.S. microfactory in Rock Hill, SC, the company announced Oct. 13.