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Tuesday, 09 August 2022 11:10

Catalytic Converter Thieves Busted in Texas

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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A new report out of southeastern Texas detailed how a theft ring was able to steal a dizzying number of catalytic converters before law enforcement put an end to the crime spree.

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The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) applauded the racing community’s repairs to the Salduro Loop dike as part of joint efforts to restore the Bonneville Salt Flats.

Thursday, 04 August 2022 13:26

Auto Dealer Shot Dead While Repossessing Loaner Jeep

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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A car theft led to the death of a car dealership owner in Arlington, TX, after he tried to repossess a loaner Jeep Grand Cherokee from a customer.

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Jacob Pevia hears about it when he visits auto collision and repair shops of all sizes in Texas: more workers are needed.

Monday, 01 August 2022 10:27

Tucson, AZ, Auto Body Shop Accused of Taking Customer’s Money, Not Completing Repair

Written by Chorus Nylander, KVOA News

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A Tucson, AZ, man told the News 4 Tucson Investigators he brought his truck to Action Paint and Body on Stone near Ft. Lowell for repairs, but said no work was done but the business cashed the check he gave them.

Monday, 01 August 2022 08:46

Classic Collision Grows Again in Texas

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Classic Collision, LLC, a leading national multi-site collision repair operator based in Atlanta, announced a new closing July 29, the acquisition of Apollo Paint and Body Shop in Stafford, TX.

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