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On Dec. 15, the Boyd Group Inc. announced the Dec. 12, 2017 acquisition of a second collision repair center in Glenwood Springs, CO, previously operated as Professional Auto Body & Frame. 

After losing their cars during Hurricane Harvey and enduring daily transportation challenges, Harris County Department of Education Head Start employee Bahiyyah Rashed and parent Vanessa Zuniga are receiving a special gift from Bates Collision Centers: the gift of transportation.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 18:25

Techs of Tomorrow: LA Native Pursues Love of Cars at TX High School

Written by Victoria Antonelli

Tyler LeJeune and his father, Travis, moved from Lake Charles, LA, to Greater Houston, TX, when Tyler was in sixth grade. Now, the 17-year-old is a senior at Kingwood Park High School, taking collision repair courses. 

A delegation, including members of the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT), the Houston Auto Body Association (HABA), and Texas Watch, a statewide consumer group, met with high-level compliance and consumer protection staff at the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) on Dec. 13 to discuss abusive insurance industry practices and how they illegally reduce coverage and threaten Texans' safety. 

Service King Collision Repair Centers®, as part of the organization’s continued dedication to enriching local communities, recently presented a donation in the amount of $30,000 to The 100 Club of San Antonio. 

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 19:01

Police Investigate Suspicious Vehicle Fire in CO

Written by Gabrielle Porter, The Daily Sentinel

The Grand Junction, CO, Police Department is investigating a car fire that was reported outside an auto body shop in the 800 block of South Seventh Street the morning of Dec. 5, according to a department spokeswoman.

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