Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
AAA Car Subscription now offers 55 Volkswagen e-Golf electric vehicles available for short-term subscription in the Sacramento area as part of Electrify America’s Green City initiative.
California opened a new front in its battle against Uber and Lyft over their classification of drivers as contractors instead of employees, with the state’s labor commissioner on Aug. 5 filing suit against the two companies.
As the Trump administration prepares to roll back emission standards for light-duty cars and trucks, a consortium of automakers and California have agreed on a voluntary framework to reduce emissions that can serve as an alternative path forward for clean vehicle standards nationwide.
National Auto Parts Warehouse (NPW), a family-owned automotive aftermarket parts distributor with a nationwide presence, and Icahn Automotive Group, LLC (IAG), which owns and operates Auto Plus, a leading automotive aftermarket parts distributor, and Pep Boys automotive retail and service locations, announced Aug. 18 they have completed NPW’s acquisition of substantially all Auto Plus assets in Washington state and Oregon.
Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting franchisee Matt Davlin believes it is part of his responsibility as a business owner to give back to his community.
Fix Auto USA on Aug. 17 announced its newest location to the growing network, Fix Auto Temple City in Los Angeles, CA.
Drew Morgan had never met the car before.
California has the most government-imposed restrictions on individuals and businesses in the country in response to COVID-19.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, joined virtually by stakeholders and community supporters, on Aug. 11 signed Senate Bill 4 (SB4), an act relating to public health geared towards worker safety.