In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of June 19-23

In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of June 19-23

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.

Florida Bans Direct-to-Consumer Car Sales for Legacy Brands

Automakers that didn't already have franchised dealerships in the state---namely EV makers like Tesla and Rivian---can continue to sell directly.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesAuto Body Shop Owners Decide Where to Focus Attention, Resources

Shop owners are finding new ways to look at technician hiring and training, online reviews, OEM certifications and more.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesFreeman Collision Center Praises New ANEST IWATA Spray Guns

Having worked with ANEST IWATA for many years, the shop had an opportunity to test some new spray guns---and the reaction was overwhelmingly positive.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesEstimated Traffic Fatalities Drop in First 3 Months of 2023

The NHTSA estimates 9,330 people died in traffic crashes in the first three months of the year---a decrease of about 3.3% compared to the same time in 2022.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesThe Future of Internal Combustion Engines

Can internal combustion engines stay relevant in an EV world? (Hint: the answer is yes).

Read the full article here.

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