In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of Dec. 18-22

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.

In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of Dec. 18-22

top-5-collision-repair-storiesRomans Group Releases 2022 Profile of Evolving Collision Repair Marketplace

The annual report found 2022 set a new high-water mark for the industry, but there are still challenges, primarily the technician shortage.

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Survey Examines How Frequently Auto Body Shops Bill, Get Paid for Procedures, Expenses

A recent "Who Pays" survey asked shops about getting paid for total loss processing, removing coatings from pinch welds and more.

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top-5-collision-repair-storiesCARSTAR DANRICH Chooses Car-O-Liner® for OEM Approvals, Sales and Support Team

The Illinois shop uses several Car-O-Liner® OEM approved products, including a spot welder, dent repair workstation, frame rack and measuring system.

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2024 California Auto Body and Collision Laws: Navigating the New Landscape

Among the laws going into effect are ones increasing minimum wage and employee sick days, and instituting a new BAR citation and fine program.

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Fixing ADAS Systems Makes Up Over a Third of Collision Repair Costs

Even minor damage to systems such as front radar or distance sensors can result in additional repair expenses of up to $1,540.

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