Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Arizona, Utah, Arkansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana
A representative of the Ford Motor Company came to Parker High School in Parker, AZ, on Nov. 8 to offer his company’s congratulations to Lee Hibl’s body shop students.
The auto repair lab at Thornton, CO’s, Bollman Technical Center, with numerous bays and lifts and brand-new sets of tools, is the envy of professional shops, according to the school’s students.
Not all the 900 jobs at the new AW Texas plant in Cibolo will require college degrees, but workers with specific skills will be in demand by the time it begins operation in 2021.
Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC CEO Sherif Marakby announced that Austin, Texas, will become the third market in which the automaker will test self-driving vehicles on public roads.
The CARSTAR Colorado Business Group is helping address the collision repair technician shortage the industry faces through a new partnership with Aims Community College, Automotive & Technology Center, Northern Colorado’s premier Collision Repair and Refinishing School.
All Star Auto Lights, the leading distributor of replacement automotive headlights, announced that it has opened its eighth distribution center in Colorado.
Government Employees Insurance Co. (GEICO) has filed a complaint against six parties in Arizona, alleging the group participated in “fraudulent acts” which included billing the auto insurer for windshield replacements that “never took place.”
Walker High School students interested in a career in automotive repair and maintenance can get hands-on experience and earn certification.
A Baytown, Texas, auto collision repair company is suing a competitor alleging it used unfair practices.
Colorado Springs, CO, area students got a chance to learn about careers in the auto industry on Wednesday, Oct. 16.