Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine
Eleven vehicles had swastikas and other graffiti spray-painted on them over the weekend of February 26 in Orchard Park, NY.
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In Greenwich, CT, where people rush around and busy parking lots can feel like treacherous games of musical chairs with cars, dings and dents are inevitable.
Carubba Collision of Buffalo, NY recently launched a new website devoted strictly to the employment of candidates interested in a career in the auto body industry.
Billy Walkowiak, founder of Collision Safety Consultants
Since Billy Walkowiak founded Collision Safety Consultants seven years ago, he has helped consumers, body shops, dealerships and even insurance companies with diminished value claims as well as inspecting post-repair vehicles to determine whether they were fixed properly.
Apple Hill Auto & Collision, located in Pennsylvania
A Pennsylvania body shop has confirmed that it was purchased by LKQ Corporation, one of North America’s largest aftermarket parts suppliers.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook, produced by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, reports that another 15,300 auto body technicians will be needed between now and 2024.
Legislation to require new-car dealers to provide purchasers a written statement declaring it is illegal for manufacturers or dealers to void a warranty or deny coverage because aftermarket or recycled parts were installed or because someone other than the dealer performed service was introduced.
Carubba Collision Corp. President and CEO Joe Carubba (right) and NYS Golden Gloves President Don Patterson (center) are joined by young boxing hopefuls who will be competing in the Carubba Collision New York State Golden Gloves.
The Carubba Collision New York State Golden Gloves Boxing organization held a news conference recently in Buffalo, NY to announce the 2017 kickoff of one of the nation’s greatest amateur events in all sports.
3D Auto Body & Collision Centers president David Niestroy recently announced the opening of the nearly year-long build of 3D’s state-of-the-art Symach Shop, which opened its doors on January 10th, 2017.
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.
(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.
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.