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Across the country, “insurers aren’t fully reimbursing consumers so they can have proper and safe repairs done,” according to Ron Perretta, owner of Professionals Auto Body in Pennsylvania.

Friday, 16 March 2018 22:20

Fraud Investigation Signals Need For Auto Insurance Reform in Canada

Written by Robert Tuomi, The Square

According to insurance company Aviva, Canadians are paying billions for auto insurance fraud. In its estimation, in Ontario this amounts to almost $550 million annually.

Ford and AT&T are bringing high-speed connectivity to customers this year---with plans to connect more than 10 million customers to Ford SYNC® Connect within the next five years.

The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) held an industry networking event in March at Pacific Elite Collision in Downey, California.

After more than a year of building test vehicles for development of its self-driving technology, General Motors recently announced it will build production versions of its Cruise AV at its Orion Township assembly plant in Michigan.

To simplify the permitting, licensing and certification process and make it easier for body shops all over the country to stay in compliance, RecsLock recently entered into a partnership with the Independent Automotive Damage Appraisers (IADA) Association.

I-CAR announced its 2018 International Board of Directors and Executive Committee following its annual membership meeting in San Antonio, TX, held during the week of Feb. 26.

The Automotive Management Institute (AMi) recently announced that Michael Cassata has joined the organization in the newly created role of Director of Collision Industry Outreach.

1Collision Network proudly announces the addition of Pearson Auto Body in Shakopee, MN, and Body Best Collision Center in Suisun City, CA, to its growing collision repair network.

More than half of all the collision repair professionals in the industry are likely not participating in training, according to John Van Alstyne, CEO and president of I-CAR.

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