Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
Colors on Parade, the world’s largest eco-friendly mobile automotive paint and dent repair services franchise, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest franchise unit in Huntsville, AL.
Surveillance video of a Nov. 30 fatal shooting at an Opa-locka, FL, auto body shop shows what appears to be an ambush.
On Nov. 27, a warehouse owned by ProSolar Caribbean in the Virgin Islands was subjected to a rather strange theft.
According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, 63 Florida cities were operating 638 red light cameras in 2018.
During its last meeting of the year Nov. 6, the Carolinas Collision Association (CCA) held a board election, announced its 2020 Most Improved Shops and unveiled its brand new consumer page and Code of Ethics.
The Mississippi Collision Repair Association (MSCRA) and the Georgia Collision Industry Association (GCIA) recently hired the same new executive director: Josh Kent, who is also executive director of the Carolinas Collision Association (CCA) and the Tennessee Collision Repairers Association (TCRA).
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.