Ed Attanasio is an automotive journalist based in San Francisco. Ed enjoys sports of all kinds and is a part time stand-up comedian. He can be reached at email@example.com.
The city of Vallejo, CA, is known for being the home of the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom theme park, the now-defunct Mare Island Naval Shipyard, the regional office for Region 5 of the United States Forest Service and the birthplace of racing legend Jeff Gordon.
By taking his experience in custom paint and expanding on it, Alan Johnson has made himself well-known for many things---such as his blossoming fine art career.
With AB 1679 now a "two-year" bill, the California Autobody Association (CAA) is getting ready for what many body shop owners in the Golden State believe is going to be the fight of their careers.
Some second-generation body shop owners take over their family's business and make it better. Lefler Collision and Glass is one prime example of exactly that.
Ask a body technician about sanding and polishing, and you will likely hear many of the same things over and over again.
Ten of the world’s top painters from Australia, Germany, Canada and the USA displayed their unique automotive artwork at the inaugural 3M PPS World Cup at the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise on Saturday, August 19 in Detroit, MI.
Connie Manjavinos, 25, started her career as a detailer at a CarMax in her hometown of Virginia Beach, VA, seven years ago.
When I began writing on this industry, there were no DRPs and all of the cars still had carburetors in them (remember those good old days?). Over the years, I have seen body shops step up in almost every way.
Tim Briggs, 44, and his wife, Ginger Briggs, are the owners of Collision Edge and the inventors of many products, including The Tape Thing, The Dent Viewer and The Estimating Kit.
Bryan “BJ” Barger was an Air Force jet engine mechanic for a decade and was deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and Korea. Today, he is the owner of Son of a Fink Kustoms in Mountain Home, ID.
It seems like technology is going to change our lives whether we want it to or not. Some people think it overly complicates things while others rush to embrace it because they believe that it makes their lives and businesses better.