Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
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.
The owner of a parcel that might contain his new paint and body repair shop says he’s willing to talk with residents who fear his business will produce noise and pollution and decrease their property values.
Imagine driverless long-haul heavy-duty commercial trucks passing you on the highway. What would you think?
Cordele, GA, police say two people have been charged in connection to the murder of a 24-year-old man.