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Thursday, 17 February 2022 12:53

Supply Chain Issues Hit Tennessee Auto Body Repair Shops

Written by Andy Santoro, WDEF News

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“People come in to get their car fixed and we tell them it’s going to be awhile until we get the parts,” said Justin Thomas, a mechanic at Econo Auto Painting and Body Shop in Chattanooga, TN.

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Nissan on Feb. 17 shared details on how its Canton, MS, Vehicle Assembly Plant will become a center for U.S. EV production.

Thursday, 17 February 2022 10:15

Unpaid Bill Triggers Shooting at West Palm Beach, FL, Auto Repair Shop, Mechanic Charged

Written by Gary Detman, CBS 12 News

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A mechanic is accused of opening fire on a customer following a dispute over an unpaid bill at an auto repair shop near West Palm Beach, FL.

Monday, 14 February 2022 16:14

North Carolina Woman Charged for Stealing Her Own Camaro

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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Normal people who are struggling to make their car payment consider options like selling their ride for something more affordable. Others would get a second job, sell some items, eliminate needless spending or something of that nature.

Thursday, 10 February 2022 09:49

EV Infrastructure Taking Shape in NC on Local, State Level

Written by Joe Overby, Auto Remarketing

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Much of the national automotive conversation of late has involved automakers’ plans for electric vehicles, including the advertising lineup in store for Super Bowl LVI.

Wednesday, 09 February 2022 15:32

Cayce, SC, Scrapyard Operator Charged Again with Illegally Dealing Car Parts

Written by David Travis Bland, The State

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A Midlands scrapyard operator has been charged a second time with illegally buying and selling cars, including possessing a stolen vehicle.