The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) is administering a new grant, “The Service King Way Grant: In Honor of Mario Malacara,” on behalf of Service King Collision Repair Centers.

Bill Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association, delivered a keynote presentation at the National PRONTO Association’s shareholders meeting in National Harbor, MD.

Monday, 25 September 2017 23:09

Technology is Doing Some Funky Stuff to Car Repairs

Written by Jim Champion, WOWT NBC 6

A vehicle is considered a total loss when the cost to repair it exceeds a percentage of its value. 

Collision repair cannot start unless the estimator has earned the customer’s keys. 

Service King Collision Repair Centers recently welcomed its latest class of technicians to the quickly growing Apprentice Development Program. 

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released new federal guidance for Automated Driving Systems (ADS): A Vision for Safety 2.0. 

The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) announced Sept. 13 that its current relief efforts to Hurricane Harvey victims would be extended to Hurricane Irma victims as well.  

Thursday, 21 September 2017 15:27

Allstate and Travelers Likely Spared From Worst Hurricane Irma, Harvey Damages

Written by Bradley Keoun, TheStreet

The back-to-back natural catastrophes of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are proving to be little more than a minor calamity to the U.S. insurance industry, with big providers like Allstate Corp. and Travelers Cos. now projected to handle claims without even suffering a quarterly loss.

The Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) took immediate action to expand urgent storm response efforts for aftermarket families in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Harvey.

In a recently released study about autonomous vehicles, automotive marketing consulting firm AutoPacific found that 54 percent of vehicle owners think that self-driving vehicles are a "good idea," and 23 percent are interested in owning one. 

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