Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia
A former Dade City, FL, police officer was arrested Jan. 18 for insurance fraud among other charges, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
The Boyd Group Inc. recently announced the Jan. 12, 2018 opening of a collision repair location in Lawrenceville, GA.
A business that began when Clyde Chapman opened his first auto paint and repair shop on Bainbridge Street in 1957 came to an end Dec. 28, 2017.
With support from the House speaker, a proposal to make texting while driving a “primary” offense in Florida received unanimous support Jan. 9 from a House panel as the 2018 legislative session opened.
Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting announced the opening of a new franchise, Maaco Auto Painting and Collision Repair at 6397 Summergale Dr., Memphis, TN, 38134.
The Jan. 9 morning commute left some cars banged up after icy patches caused lots of slipping and sliding. Body shops are busy banging out dents.
The Mississippi Insurance Department and the Mississippi Collision Repair Association have teamed up to protect residents from buying cars damaged by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
With a varied workload that consists of painting cars, motorcycles, planes and boats, restoring hot rods and repairing vehicles post-collision, Youngblood Kustomz in Buford, GA, is flourishing and getting the accolades and awards that come with its imaginative and inspired work.
Salt Lake City, Utah-based aftermarket auto body parts distributor Certifit Inc. is planning a 604,800-square-foot distribution facility on the southwest corner of Appling and Reese roads in Memphis, TN.
A Henry County, TN, couple reported an auto repairman stole $800 from them through a check-cashing scheme.
Universal Collision Center is proud to partner with MetLife Insurance and the nonprofit organization Brehon Family Services, alongside the National Auto Body Council, to present a Tallahassee, FL, family with a much-needed lift.