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California secured more than $23 million in settlements from dozens of auto parts manufacturers that were accused of illegal bid rigging, a violation of antitrust laws.

Wednesday, 18 December 2019 15:41

New CA Teacher Has PHS Body Shop Back on Road

The Petaluma High School automotive technology program based in Petaluma, CA, is beginning to run smoothly, but new instructor Keith Benson wants more.

Students and instructors of the automotive department’s collision program can expect to see changes to the shop and the learning curriculum for the coming years.

Investigators from the California Department of Insurance, San Diego County District Attorney’s Office, and the California Highway Patrol have arrested four suspects for alleged involvement in an organized auto fraud ring reportedly costing insurers $500,000.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of a collision repair center in Tacoma, WA.

Contra Costa College’s dean of its collision repair school Laura Salas had a great time at SEMA 2019 when her school was awarded a grant from the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) in addition to gaining national acclaim for her involvement in an all-female car build sponsored by Girls Garage.

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