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Investigators from the California Department of Insurance, San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, and the California Highway Patrol have arrested four suspects for alleged involvement in an organized auto fraud ring reportedly costing insurers $500,000.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of a collision repair center in Tacoma, WA.

Contra Costa College’s dean of its collision repair school Laura Salas had a great time at SEMA 2019 when her school was awarded a grant from the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) in addition to gaining national acclaim for her involvement in an all-female car build sponsored by Girls Garage.

California District Court judge has issued a final ruling in the Billy Glenn v. Hyundai exploding sunroof lawsuit.

The investigation will continue to determine the cause of a structure fire that damaged an auto body collision repair shop at 3050 First Avenue South on the Billings, MT, South Side on Sunday, Nov. 17.

It's hard to miss the purple logging truck driven by Alex "Tater" Opdahl for Whitco Inc., a trucking company owned by Rick and Barb Whitcomb in Kamiah, Idaho.

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