In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of Oct. 23-27

In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of Oct. 23-27

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-newsCatalytic Converter Theft Rates Finally Drop Year-Over-Year

Data from State Farm shows a nearly 40% decline in catalytic converter theft claims in the first six months of 2023 compared to the same period in 2022.

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top-5-collision-repairWhite House Holds Round Table Discussion on Right to Repair Efforts

Hosted by the National Economic Council, the event focused on how OEMs’ increasing use of repair restrictions, like patent abuse, hurt small businesses and consumers alike.

Read the full article here.

top-5-collision-repairAirPro Diagnostics Enables Moppert Brothers to Stay on the Leading Edge of Equipment & Technology

Harry Moppert Sr. said the company made right choice with AirPro: “They do everything that we can’t do in-house and we’ve had a lot of success with them.”

Read the full article here.

House of Kolor Honors Painters’ Creativity at 2023 SEMA Show

The booth will showcase renowned industry talents, custom builds and bold artwork.

Read the full article here.


 

UAW Reaches Tentative Deal with Ford, Tells Workers to Return

After striking a "historic" and "life-changing" possible contract with Ford, the UAW is putting the pressure on GM and Stellantis to match it.

Read the full article here.

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