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MADISON (WKOW)-- The storm itself was fast, only lingering in Madison's west side for a few minutes, but the damage it left behind will keep body shops and insurance companies busy for several weeks to come.

D&S Automotive in Mentor, OH is giving free car washes for life to any repair customer that comes into their shops beginning Monday, October 10.

The Fitzgerald Auto Group was started by Jim and Jean Fitzgerald in 1966.

DETROIT (WWJ) – Police are asking for help identifying suspects connected with a murder at an auto shop on the city’s east side.

NORTH CANTON, OH- The location is the same, but much has changed at Ellsworth Auto Body over the past 55 years.

RAFFLE CAR

Tracy Carman draws the winning ticket for the 2016 North Platte Community College raffle car during Colonel Cody’s Cruise Show and Shine in downtown North Platte while NPCC Auto Body instructor Don Wilson looks on.

 

A Grand Island man is the winner of the 2016 North Platte Community College raffle car.

The automotive industry has changed at a blistering pace in the last few decades, and automotive service and collision repair professionals are in high demand to maintain today’s high-tech cars.

Gerber Collision & Glass has announced the September 26 opening of a new collision repair center in Portage, Indiana.

On September 21, the Justice Department said a federal grand jury in Detroit indicted two automotive parts industry executives with conspiring to obstruct a federal investigation.

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A Stillwater mechanical and paint shop must act quickly to avoid being shut down by the city after ongoing problems with paint fumes and permit noncompliance.