Stacey Phillips

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Stacey Phillips is an award-winning writer for the automotive industry based in Southern California. She has more than 25 years of experience as an editor and writer and has assisted a wide range of businesses and fields. In addition, Stacey has co-authored two books.


She can be reached at stacey@radiantwriting.com. 


Stacey Phillips


With no previous knowledge of the San Diego market, Patrick O’Neill opened Bodyshop Express a year and a half ago.

When I sat down to talk to Jon Parker, owner of Bodyshop Revolution, he had just returned from a two-week trip that included stops in London, Paris, Dubai, Singapore, Auckland and Melbourne.

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Mohawk Honda is based in Scotia, New York


About five and a half years ago, Gerry Rosenbarker took over as collision center manager at Mohawk Honda in the Capital region.

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More than 35,000 collision repair jobs will be available across the nation over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Owned by Saif Yasin, AutoHaus is located in Chicago, Illinois.


Located in the Bucktown/Lincoln Park area of Chicago, Saif Yasin owns and operates Chicago Autohaus.

An automobile accident can be a very traumatic experience and vehicle owners look to us, as body shop owners and technicians, to take care of them and their vehicles. It seems obvious, but sometimes when we’re caught up in the day-to-day routine, we can easily neglect to provide excellent customer service.

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The team at Fix Auto Poway.


Earlier this year, Fix Auto USA announced the opening of its 100th franchise location in the U.S. The network of body shops has more than 400 franchises worldwide.


Erik Klawiter, Joshua Rohde (ABRA CDA General Manager in back row), Vang Lor, Derrick Pegues, Andrew Olson, Tyler VanAlstine, Beng Lee, Duane Rouse (President, CEO of ABRA Auto Body & Glass), Dan Libby, and Keeran Nicholls celebrate the official ribbon cutting of the ABRA Career Development Academy.


Graduates of ABRA Auto & Glass’s new apprentice technician program are being offered attractive incentives that most new employees dream about: immediate job placement, average salaries of $80,000, eligibility for a retention bonus and thousands of dollars in tools.

Two years ago, Sean Carey, an expert in the subject of connected cars and telematics, made a prediction. The CEO of SCG Management Consultants said that the connected car would ultimately change the claims and repair industries in a profound way.

Mention the word safety in a collision repair shop and most employees think of wearing eye protection, putting on gloves and steel-toed boots, and using a respirator.

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