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Bloomfield Fined Price Discrepancies

Advance Stores Co., which has an Advance Auto Parts location at 77-105 Bloomfield Avenue in Bloomfield, NJ charged customers more than the amount shown on store displays, according to the state Attorney General’s Office.

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(L to R) Auto Collision and Glass owner Rick Greenwalt, Kevin Swift (Newfane) and Auto Body teacher Tom Struebing.


Orleans/Niagara BOCES Auto Body students dazzled at the first ever WNY Auto Collision Competition recently held at Auto Collision and Glass of WNY in Amherst. 

As vehicular technologies develop, Elm City automobile business owners are expressing uncertainty over innovation’s effects on business.

H&V Collision Center, the largest independent and family-owned collision repair company in the Capital region, has introduced a mobile estimating device that allows customers to get free and confidential estimates on damage to their vehicle in minutes.

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A small school bus caught fire on the night of January 24 in an auto body shop.

The Dover Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at Advanced Auto Parts that occurred on January 9.

Kyle Delaney is perfect example of what happens when passion meets determination.

Portsmouth Auto Body Center in NH has been certified by Assured Performance Collision Care for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training and facility necessary to repair participating automaker brand vehicles to manufacturer specifications including the new military-grade aluminum alloy.

Glenn Kumm, 61, has been working in the collision industry for more than 40 years and by adapting to changes in the market and reinventing himself more than once, he has survived both good and bad times.

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Dee Mathews worked her way up from answering phones to becoming the GM at Hampton Body Works in Newton, NJ in just three years by using skills she attained while working in the corporate world for two decades.


Her customers love her and her team respects her, and that's why things run smoothly at Hampton Body Works in Newton, NJ.