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James and Kelly Huard, owners of Painter’s Collision Centers, officially opened the doors to their newest collision repair facility in Chandler, AZ, in March---a full-service facility with a wide range of OE certifications and multiple DRPs.

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High-quality repairs, great customer service and the soap box derby are hallmarks of the Stander family collision repair business.

Monday, 28 March 2022 10:18

Tesla Begins Inviting 15,000 Guests to ‘Cyber Rodeo’ at Gigafactory Texas

Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati

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Tesla has officially started inviting the 15,000 guests to its “Cyber Rodeo” event at Gigafactory Texas on April 7, as CEO Elon Musk published a photo of a virtual invitation to the event March 25.

Friday, 25 March 2022 10:13

Thief Steals Tucson Family’s Classic Fords

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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A family in Tucson, AZ, is reeling after a thief swiped two classic vehicles from their property: an orange 1927 Ford Model T coupe and a 1929 Ford Model A truck.

Friday, 25 March 2022 09:02

Texas Teen to Receive New Truck After Tornado Flipped His in Viral Video

Written by Paul Livengood, WFAA News

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After a video of his red pickup truck went viral for being flipped over by a tornado, an Elgin, TX, teen will get a new truck from a Fort Worth-based Chevrolet dealership.

Thursday, 24 March 2022 09:18

LG Energy Solutions Announces $1.4B EV Battery Factory in Arizona

Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati

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LG Energy Solutions announced it will build a $1.4 billion battery production facility in Arizona as demand for electric vehicles throughout the U.S. skyrockets.