On Wednesday, Oct. 25, ASA-MA/RI brought Las Vegas to Massachusetts when the association previewed the Technology and Telematics Forum 5.0 that was scheduled to be presented at SEMA on Nov. 2.
Even before there were cars on the road, a number of people created products, provided services or simply had inauspicious beginnings that, although may have seemed trivial at the time, had a profound and lasting effect on the industry.
Before working in the collision repair business, Robert Castellano had a different career path—the United States Marine Corps.
On Oct. 24, the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) hosted its 2017 Annual Meeting at the Gran Centurions Banquet Hall in Clark, NJ.
At 2 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Oct. 25, the Women's Industry Network (WIN) hosted an educational webinar titled "Jump in the Tank," presented by body language and persuasion expert Traci Brown.
ASA-OH recently hosted a full-day educational workshop, "Mechanical and Electrical Diagnostic Operations for Collision Repairers," instructed by Larry Montanez of P & L Consultants.
Renowned airbrush artist Mickey Harris unveiled a 1968 Chevy Impala at this year's SEMA as a tribute to the Pat Tillman Foundation in conjunction with Ronnie Rains, a former Army veteran who has sponsored three previous vehicles with Harris.
Welcome to In Reverse, a new column for Autobody News. Each month, we’ll put time and space in reverse to revisit the people, places and events that brought the collision industry to where it is today.
The Mississippi Collision Repair Association (MSCRA) announced that it will be partnering with the Department of Justice, Department of Insurance and Attorney General's office to protect consumers from buying flood-damaged cars by offering free flood inspections.
The Advanced Technology and Diagnostic Repair Forum held last summer during NACE Automechanika in Chicago offered more evidence that the lines between “collision repair” and processes more traditionally considered “mechanical repair” continue to blur.
Former State Farm executive George Avery predicts there will come a time when collision repairers who participate in Direct Repair Programs (DRPs) are going to reach an “efficiency ceiling.”
When Mike Davidson started his first day on the job at a car dealership in Arkansas, the business owner asked him to stand aside and watch him fully detail a GMC S15 pickup truck.
On August 24--26, the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) hosted its 3rd Annual Texas Auto Body Trade Show at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, TX, with a theme of "That Ain't No Bull."