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Thursday, 27 December 2018 23:12

NV Women Find Auto Technology Educational Opportunities Challenging, Rewarding

Written by Carla Wade, KTNV

The auto repair industry has long been dominated by men. But as the mechanics of cars have changed, making the job less physically demanding, more women have been seeking careers in automotive technology.

Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced the Dec. 11, 2018 acquisition of a collision repair location in Albany, OR.

On Dec. 5, PPG Automotive Refinish and Mike's Auto Body welcomed instructors from the California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (CDCR) for a full-day event.

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 16:43

AAPEX 2018 Keeps Attendees Ahead of the Curve

With the automotive aftermarket undergoing significant evolution and change, AAPEX 2018 featured the latest new products and innovations, advanced training by industry experts, and current and futuristic technology demonstrations to keep attendees ahead of the curve.

An automated system that can detect tiny dents or other vehicle “anomalies” within seconds. Collision parts being ordered within minutes of a crash. A not-for-profit data repository that would ensure shops have long-term access to their job file records.

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 18:46

Toyota To Replace Burned Tundra as a Thank You to Brave Nurse in CA

Written by Paulo Acoba, Tire Meets Road

NOTE: This blog was originally published on Tire Meets Road on Nov. 12, 2018.


Toyota certainly didn’t have to gift Nurse Allyn Pierce a new truck for his bravery, but it’s doing it anyway.

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