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1HomePageMap small sw 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Arizona, Utah, Arkansas, ColoradoTexas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana

Kickstarting the autonomous bus revolution in the U.S., the city of Houston is set to receive the first Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Buy America-compliant mid-size autonomous bus in the U.S. 

Hance's Uptown Collision Center announced it has opened a new Plano, TX, location to better serve its Collin County customers.

Business services experts from the Automotive Finishes division of Sherwin-Williams® recently assisted a team from Collin College in Allen, TX, to build out the school’s new Automotive Technology program.

On Aug. 24, a deserving Dallas veteran experienced a life-changing event---the presentation of a vehicle to provide her independence and the ability to work and take care of her family---thanks to the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides® program, along with car donor Farmers Insurance® and vehicle repair partner Toyota of Richardson, a Berkshire Hathaway Automotive company.

Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas is being built in an incredibly rapid manner, seemingly matching or perhaps even exceeding the pace of Gigafactory Berlin, which is looking to start Model Y production next year.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of two collision repair centers in Farmington and Rogers, AR.