Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
Some California elected officials have long been pushing electric vehicle (EV) usage as a “silver bullet” solution to addressing climate change.
Earlier this month, reports emerged Tesla had terminated an employee at its Fremont, CA, factory over what acting general counsel Al Prescott described as an act of “sabotage” that resulted in the facility’s operations being disrupted for a few hours.
A California law enacted last month that eases the path to workers’ compensation benefits for employees who contract COVID-19 will require an unprecedented level of documentation and communication between claims managers and employers.
The wildfires along the West Coast of the U.S. are nothing short of devastating.
Wildfires have severely impacted businesses, homes and more on the West Coast, and according to news reports, California recorded its first gigafire in modern history this week---a blaze that burns at least 1 million acres of land.
About 10 years ago, I wrote an article about the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR), an organization every body shop in California is more than familiar with, but the general public doesn’t even know what the acronym means.
It’s not uncommon to see celebrities, athletes and other VIPs diversify their income streams with restaurants, clothing and makeup lines and more.
Crash Champions, LLC, one of the nation's largest independent collision repair MSOs with a leading presence in both the greater Midwest and Southern California markets, announced Oct. 7 the acquisition of Fountain Valley Bodyworks, Inc., the largest family owned MSO in Orange County, CA.
Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc., a leading distributor of automotive paint, equipment and supplies, announced the opening of a distribution center in Escondido, CA.