Insurance industry giant GEICO orchestrated a complex and widespread scheme with auto repair shops to keep its costs low by cutting corners and making unsafe repairs, according to an antitrust lawsuit filed Nov. 14 in federal court.
Three leading companies among the Driven Brands, Inc. family of automotive aftermarket franchise brands have been ranked in Franchise Times magazine’s Top 200, the most comprehensive ranking of the 500 largest U.S. franchise systems.
More than 100 military veterans across the country celebrated a special Veterans Day this year when each was presented with keys to a practically brand-new car from Progressive and collision repair members of the National Auto Body Council.
This fall, both Meineke Car Care Centers and Maaco Auto Painting and Collision Repair will pay tribute to military members across the country, honoring active duty military members and veterans with complimentary vehicle repairs and improvements as a “thank you” for their service to the country and patronage of their brands.
New challenges posed for collision repairers by increasingly complex vehicle technology were discussed during several presentations at the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) held in Las Vegas during SEMA week.
During his presentation Nov. 6 at IRMI's Construction Risk Conference, XL Group Ltd. CEO Mike McGavick delivered a wake-up call that the insurance industry needs to evolve in tandem with the accelerating pace of change in a digitally powered, evolving world: Some of the innovations that will shape our collective destiny, including autonomous vehicles, will arrive faster than some may think.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced that more than $600,000 in Ultimate Collision Education Makeover school grants had been supported by donations from industry partners and local I-CAR committee fundraising activities.
I-CAR recently announced the winners of its annual I-CAR Awards, which recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to advancing technical education and professionalism in the collision repair industry.
As an organization passionately focused on customer, teammate and client satisfaction, Caliber Collision, the largest collision repair company in the U.S., announced two promotions to the Executive Leadership Team effective Nov. 1, 2017
In the first of three keynote sessions at AAPEX 2017, speaker Neal Ganguli, automotive supplier consulting leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP, focused on the future of the mobility and the impact on the automotive aftermarket value chain.
CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) announced it will provide an interface into its CCC ONE® Platform (CCC ONE) that will enable any vehicle diagnostics provider to share scanning results with repair shops and insurers that use CCC repair workflow tools.