Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Arizona, Utah, Arkansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana
Gilbert Anchondo, a veteran of the collision repair industry who lost his son and daughter-in-law in a mass shooting in 2019, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 17, his family said.
The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of a collision repair center in Amarillo, TX.
“Mother Nature is going to do what Mother Nature wants to do,” said Jim Ricci, Vitro business development manager, US ARG, of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, TX, area, on Feb. 23 as he recalled the previous week’s snowstorm. “Until it happens you can’t anticipate how you’re going to react to the situation. None of us lost communication with each other and that was good."
Just like we saw over the summer of 2020 when car thieves used riots to loot Hellcats and all kinds of other cars, thieves once again proved how opportunistic they are.
Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by the winter storms that struck Texas earlier in February.
Denver is now home to one of the few Tesla-operated body shops in the country.
Gov. Greg Abbott is calling on the Texas Legislature to introduce legislation and authorize funding to winterize the state's power system after widespread power failures.
As the crisis in Texas continues, insurance industry officials say the deep freeze and snowstorm may become the costliest weather event in the state’s history, as all 254 counties have been impacted.
Annette Sykora said providing assistance is an auto industry hallmark.