The CIC Education and Training Committee wants to hear from those who work directly in collision repair facilities.
About 51 percent of shops say they are paid “always” or “most of the time” to pressure test and purge a vehicle cooling system when necessary as part of a repair, yet more than 40 percent of shops acknowledge never having billed for this not-included procedure.
The Auto Care Association submitted comments Oct. 2 urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to relist Alibaba and its family of e-commerce platforms, including Taobao and AliExpress, as notorious markets that facilitate the sale of counterfeit auto parts.
The owner of two Altoona-area auto body shops has filed another lawsuit against many of the nation’s largest insurance companies, claiming they refuse to pay the full costs of making necessary repairs to damaged vehicles.
Gary Ledoux began his career in the collision repair industry helping a small-town jobber mix paint and deliver paint and supplies to body shops.
Lawmakers in the U.S. Senate have dropped self-driving trucks from legislation that would allow automakers to operate thousands of autonomous cars per year on U.S. roads.
The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has released the newest SCRS Education Committee video featuring the first of three presentations on resistance welding.
Industry veteran and now-retired representative for a major OE, Gary Ledoux, has announced that he will resume a project started in the fall of 2010---writing a history about the collision repair industry.
The 2017 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education and Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award winners were announced at the 2017 Auto Care Association Fall Leadership Days in San Francisco, CA.
Tuscaloosa, AL, plant will manufacture SUV models for the company’s EQ brand and a new battery plant
The Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association (WMABA) took a break from active meetings over the summer, but is excited to announce that it will be expanding its membership territory to include West Virginia, and will also be launching a Facebook group.
Smaller, lesser-known insurers received the highest marks from collision repairers asked to grade the auto insurers’ claims practices in the 2017 CRASH Network “Insurer Report Card.”