Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Arizona, Utah, Arkansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana
A cacophony of chaos surrounded UAW Local 276 Shop Chairman Ken Hines early April 30 as he rushed to a morning meeting with General Motors' Arlington Assembly Plant leaders.
As Colorado’s men and women battle on the front lines of the coronavirus as health care workers and first responders, CARSTAR collision repair centers throughout the state are offering free services to help keep them on the road, safe from germs and viruses in their vehicles.
Gov. Greg Abbott on April 17 announced initial steps to reopen the Texas economy during the coronavirus pandemic, including those that in the next week will loosen surgery restrictions at medical facilities, allow all retail stores to provide product pickups and reopen state parks.
Following the surprise hail storm that dropped huge balls of ice in parts of Texas County on the evening of March 27, almost every resident of the area---whether long-time or new ---as in shock over a weather-related event they had never before experienced.
Stevinson Automotive dismissed 336 workers at six dealerships across metro Denver on March 30, according to filings made with the Colorado Department of Labor.
Arizona will be under a stay-at-home order starting March 31, after Gov. Doug Ducey announced that additional precautions need to be taken by residents to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the community.
Officials with the City of Tahlequah and Cherokee County in Oklahoma ordered a "shelter-in-place" partial lockdown beginning 11:59 p.m. March 25, after Northeastern Health System confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 on March 24.
The statewide stay-at-home order issued by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is in effect now. It will be in place through April 12.