Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
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.
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.
Detectives from the California Department of Insurance arrested four people early the morning of Nov. 16 for allegedly ripping off four auto insurers for more than $34,000 by filing fraudulent insurance claims.
On Oct. 26, Mike's Auto Body hosted a Grand Opening ribbon-cutting event and gave away its 73rd vehicle to Veteran USMC Ryan Mason at its Vallejo, CA, location.
On Wednesday, Oct. 31, several SEMA attendees gathered in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center for a seminar on how to develop an effective digital marketing strategy in collision repair.
The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) hosted the second annual Red Carpet Awards Breakfast during SEMA on Oct. 31.
On Oct. 31, during AAPEX 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) held two successful events: the YANG Town Hall and a YANG Networking Happy Hour.
When a catastrophe happens unexpectedly, it can feel like there is nowhere to turn. Whether it’s a hurricane, an illness or a situation of domestic violence, circumstances can suddenly shift and lead to adversity.
Kyle Tucker was crowned the winner of the fifth annual SEMA Battle of the Builders® competition for his 1969 Chevy Camaro during SEMA Ignited, the official SEMA Show after-party designed to celebrate the builders and showcase products from the trade-only show.