In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of July 17-21

In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of July 17-21

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.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesAirPro Diagnostics Expands to European Market, Appoints New Executives

AirPro Diagnostics announced Josh McFarlin, former executive vice president of operations, has been promoted to president and COO. Michael Quinn, former president, has been promoted to chief global development officer and will retain industry relations responsibilities.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesSCRS Head Responds to Criticism of Pact Signed with Automakers

"I’m not sure I understand how or why any organization that claims to support right to repair would dismiss or oppose an agreement that reinforces that position," said Executive Director Aaron Schulenburg.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesShop Saving Time and Money After Switching to Axalta’s Spies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC

Axalta has been the paint vendor of choice for Bamford’s Collision Service since it opened, and in 2022, it switched to Axalta’s Spies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesI-CAR Launches Online Resource for Collision Repair Careers

I-CAR on July 18 marked the official launch of CollisionCareers.com, a seminal online experience dedicated to connecting individuals to rewarding opportunities in collision repair. 

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesU.S. House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Federal Auto Repair Bills

The U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet on July 18 held a hearing on proposed bills in Congress regarding right to repair issues.

Read the full article here.

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