Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
The wet weather in San Luis Obispo, CA, means an increase in calls for local tow truck companies and auto body shops.
Eric's Auto Body in Colfax, WA, has become the first "solar" collision repair center in the area. Another one of the few shops is located in southern Idaho.
On Dec. 12, 2018, Christmas came a little early for five deserving families as Mike's Auto Body and local companies worked together to make life a little easier for those less fortunate.
A Salem, OR, business owner fears for his life after another driver plowed through his fence right next to a truck with "Don't drink and drive!" painted on it. He said it's the fourth major crash like it in less than three years.
Faith Bumper Service has been repairing automobile bumpers from all over the Bay Area since 1975, but recent market changes are putting it on the brink of closing shop.
Residents of seven low-income housing areas in Hesperia, CA, were surprised to see a fire engine approaching the morning of Dec. 21, because there was no fire.
The auto repair industry has long been dominated by men. But as the mechanics of cars have changed, making the job less physically demanding, more women have been seeking careers in automotive technology.
Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced the Dec. 11, 2018 acquisition of a collision repair location in Albany, OR.