Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
National AutoBody Research (NABR) recently announced the launch of its newly revised California Standardized Auto Body Labor Rate Survey, based on the labor rate survey format defined by the California Department of Insurance (CDI).
A transportation authority in Las Vegas, NV, has become the first in the world to put roadway information in a digital format for consumption by autonomous vehicles, according to a company that provided technology for the project.
In a ribbon-cutting gala, the city of Gardena, CA, and its police department hailed the opening of the first-ever collision reporting center in the state of California as a “windfall” for motorists in non-injury “fender-benders” and car crashes that occur within the 6.6 square miles of Freeway City.
The Wyoming legislature is considering legislation that would negatively impact collision repairers and consumers relative to aftermarket crash parts.
An Army veteran from Riverside, CA, recently received a newly refurbished car in San Bernardino, CA, courtesy of Caliber Collision and Encompass Insurance.
Many people dealt with headaches following a series of crashes on Billings, MT-area roadways the week of Jan. 20.
The Riverside, CA, labor law attorneys at Blumenthal Nordrehaug Bhowmik De Blouw LLP filed a class action lawsuit against DC Auto, Inc., alleging that the company failed to lawfully provide meal and rest periods and pay their California employees minimum wage.
On Tuesday, Jan. 15, four deserving recipients from Palm Springs, CA, and their families experienced a life-changing event: the presentation of a car to provide them with independence and the ability to work, take care of their families and serve their communities, thanks to the National Auto Body Council.