In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of April 24-28

In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of April 24-28

These were the top five collision repair news stories on Autobody News this week. Scroll through to get caught up, or if you want a second read.

NY-stolen-Kia-lawsuit-teen-deathParents Sue Kia After Teens Killed in Stolen Crashed SUV

A New York Kia Sportage crash that killed four teens and injured two others was allegedly caused by Kia even though the 2021 Kia Sportage was stolen and traveling 100 mph when it crashed into a wall.

Read the full article here.

Street-Outlaws-No-Prep-KingsDiscovery Channel Begins Production on New Format of ‘Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings’

America’s fastest street racers are back for their wildest ride yet in an all-new format of Discovery Channel’s “Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings,” which starts production June 1 in Ohio. The stakes are higher than ever with more souped-up cars, more drivers---and for the first time, a new fan-nominated team captain.

Read the full article here.

Street-Outlaws-Locals-Only'Street Outlaws: Locals Only' Premieres May 15 on Discovery Channel

“Street Outlaws: Locals Only,” a new, 10-episode series in the Street Outlaws universe, will premiere on at 8 p.m. ET/PT May 15 on Discovery Channel.

Read the full article here.

Ford-F-150-Lightning-fire-police-videoOn The Lighter Side: Watch Police Video of Ford F-150 Lightning Fire That Caused Recall

The Dearborn Police Department, near Detroit, MI, recently published previously unreleased footage of the Ford F-150 Lightning fire in February that reportedly sparked a recall in March.

Read the full article here.

REPAIR-Act-federal-sponsors8 New Bipartisan Co-Sponsors Support REPAIR Act

The CAR CoalitionMEMA AftermarketAuto Care Association and SEMA are applauding a new group of bipartisan cosponsors of the federal REPAIR Act (H.R. 906), which will ensure choice, fairness and safety in the vehicle repair market.

Read the full article here.

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