Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
ProColor Collision announced March 3 it has joined the California Autobody Association (CAA), one of the largest nonprofit trade associations of automotive collision repairers in the U.S., as a corporate sponsor.
Officials in Petaluma, CA, have decided to ban the construction of new gas stations in a unanimous vote from the city council following a two-year moratorium passed in early 2019, according to a local news source.
Auto repair shops across Hawaii are seeing more cars needing a new catalytic converter, but because thefts of the valuable part are spiking, it’s taking longer to get replacement parts.
Online auto retailer Carvana on Feb. 24 launched its newest Car Vending Machine in Las Vegas with a special spin, debuting the world’s first slot machine for cars.
EverCharge is the first electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) manufacturer to receive California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) California Type Evaluation Program (CTEP) certification.
Class action lawsuits were filed in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies, contending that the companies charged excessive insurance premiums during the pandemic by failing to account for a drop in driving and crashes.
Rivian is planning to open an “Experience Center” in Laguna Beach, CA, transforming a landmark movie theater into a full-fledged EV community facility.
In an effort to extend group discounts for auto insurance to lower-income drivers, blue-collar workers and motorists of color, California has issued revised draft regulations following a two-year study that found group discounts disproportionately benefit wealthier and more highly educated Californians when it comes to auto rates, according to the California Department of Insurance.
A man wearing full body armor and armed with a bow and arrow and a large ax smashed a car through the gate of a Pasadena, CA, auto body shop before being arrested early Feb. 21, police said.