Ed Attanasio

 

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 era39@aol.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. 

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A few years ago, I spoke at a collision trade association meeting about marketing and advertising in the body shop world.

Friday, 06 October 2017 17:33

Alan Johnson: Author, Artist, Pinstriping King

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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. 

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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.

David Habu, 55, is the owner of Panel Craft, a 30-year-old shop in Berkeley, CA. 

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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.

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Connie Manjavinos, 25, started her career as a detailer at a CarMax in her hometown of Virginia Beach, VA, seven years ago. 

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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. 

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