Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the BMW Group on March 22 announced an expansion of their partnership focused on smart charging electric vehicles (EVs) with excess renewable energy to support grid reliability.
Tesla is set to deliver 15 all-electric Semis to PepsiCo by the end of 2021, according to reports.
Laramie County (WY) Community College’s decision to deactivate its automotive body repair program is raising concerns with some industry partners, who say it’s one more blow to an industry already struggling to find talent.
A Russian man, Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, pleaded guilty March 18 in the U.S. District Court in Reno, NV, to offering a Tesla employee $1 million to cripple the EV company’s battery plant in Nevada and steal trade secrets, the AP reported.
As Rivian moves closer to the highly anticipated upcoming launch of its R1T and R1S, it's also working with Amazon to ramp-up testing of its electric delivery van.
Lee Mejorado of KYB Americas Corp has been appointed to CAWA’s Manufacturers Advisory Council.
Premier collision repair center Fix Auto San Clemente earned a prestigious Golden Ole recognition for the 15th Annual Best of San Clemente People's Choice Ole Awards.
All 17 of Mike’s Auto Body’s Bay Area locations were recently awarded the Green Repair Network certification, a program sponsored by CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, that recognizes auto repair facilities committed to environmental sustainability.
Reports came in late March 11 there was smoke rising from the area around Tesla's main factory in Fremont, CA.
Classic Collision, LLC, a national multi-site collision repair operator based in Atlanta, announced its third multi-shop acquisition in California, with the acquisition of all three Signature Auto Collision locations in the San Bernardino area.