Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
A demand from the California DMV of eight companies testing self-driving cars has highlighted a number of areas where the technology falls short of being safe to operate with no human back-up.
The Boyd Group Inc. recently announced the April 17th acquisition and April 18th opening of three collision repair locations in the Seattle, WA, area.
G&C Auto Body has a dozen shops in four North Bay, CA, counties with the addition of a second Santa Rosa location earlier this year. That number is expected to grow by a few more this year.
In an effort to serve more of the East Bay, Mike's Auto Body recently opened its 16th location in Alameda, CA.
Several Salem, OR-area businesses are making a hefty investment in a different side of public education.
Since 2001, David McClune has been the Executive Director of the California Autobody Association (CAA). Last month, he stepped down to focus on his health and family.
The newest European restaurant in the Tri-Cities combines the arts of auto body repair and cooking Mediterranean dishes.
After four months of intensive-care treatment and rehabilitation following a rollover accident in Kings Canyon that left her paralyzed, Stefanie Schmidt is now home in Carson City, NV, adjusting to her new life.