In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of Sept. 11-15

In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of Sept. 11-15

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.

Asbury Automotive Group to Acquire Jim Koons Automotive Companies

The sale of the Mid-Atlantic company is one of the most sizable in auto retail history, representing more than $3 billion in revenue in 2022.

Read the full article here.

ADAS Bringing New Challenges for Collision Repairers---Even in the Paint Shop

The technicians conducting scanning, sensor or camera replacements, reprogramming and calibrations are well aware of the challenges ADAS brings to collision repair. But the technology is having impacts in the refinish department as well.

Read the full article here.


Alignments with Hunter Engineering ‘Major Profit Center’ for K & M Collision

The family owned and operated business houses top-tier equipment from Hunter Engineering Co. to meet multiple manufacturer certification requirements.

Read the full article here.

Shop Strategies: How Hawaii Shop Ensures Customer Satisfaction and Keeps Up With Industry Changes

In Hilo, HI, Manuel Soares III and his family have built a reputation for excellent customer service at their collision repair facility, MS Auto Inc

Read the full article here.

top-5-collision-repair-storiesMembers of Charlotte-Based Auto Theft Ring Charged in Federal Court

Five people were charged with stealing dozens of high-end vehicles worth millions of dollars from dealerships located across the U.S. and reselling them in Charlotte, NC.

Read the full article here.

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