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Southeastern News

1HomePageMap small se 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia

The Automotive Aftermarket Association of the Southeast (AAAS) kicked off its annual Capitol Day visits this year with two successful events in Atlanta and Tallahassee.

Recent insurance industry data places Florida as second in the nation for auto glass claims, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB.) 

While it is a widely held belief that insurance departments will only accept complaints from consumers, not shops, the Virginia Bureau of Insurance (BOI) recently confirmed it will accept complaints filed by body shops on behalf of consumers, as long as they obtain the claimant’s written permission. 

On behalf of their collaborative partners Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Nissan North America, Assured Performance shared a recap from the Certified Collision Conference “Driving into the Future,” held Feb. 17-20 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. 

Friday, 06 March 2020 16:18

Mississippi: Pearl River Flood Coverage

The Pearl River rose to nearly 30 ft. in Jackson, MS, and crested in Marion County at 25.5 ft. in Columbia, according to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.
Thursday, 05 March 2020 23:28

Tornado Impacts Carlex Auto Glass Plant

The Nashville auto glass industry is still feeling the impact of the tornado that swept through Nashville, TN, very early in the morning March 3. 

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