In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of Oct. 9-13

In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of Oct. 9-13

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-stories-of-the-weekState Farm Ends Suspension of Non-OEM Crash Parts

State Farm on Oct. 9 informed its Select Service repair centers that as of Oct. 16, it is ending the suspension it placed on the use of “non-OEM crash parts” in 1999.

Read the full article here.

From the Desk of Mike Anderson: Doing More Calibrations 'In-House' Often Doesn’t Mean in Your Shop

Mike clarifies how existing body shops, most of which just don’t have the right space and conditions to do this work accurately, should bring it "in house."

Read the full article here.

top-5-stories-of-the-weekHelfman Collision Center Uses PPG’s Newest Color Matching and Mixing Tools to Shoot for Success

PPG’s MOONWALK automated paint mixing machine works with its VISUALIZID 3D visualization software, which takes information from the DIGIMATCH spectrophotometer.

Read the full article here.

top-5-stories-of-the-weekFlorida Automotive Group to Pay $9 Million to Settle PPP Loan Fraud Claims

A whistleblower informed the federal government the auto group was not actually a small business, as it claimed to be when it applied for the loan.

Read the full article here.

On The Lighter Side: Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato: A Leap into the Wild

YouTube daredevil Mark McCann undertakes a jaw dropping jump with one of Lamborghini’s most phenomenal creations, the Sterrato.

Read the full article here.

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