Gerber Collision & Glass has announced the October 17 opening of a new collision repair center in Greenville, North Carolina.

On Saturday, October 15, Autobody News listened in as Jose Costa, president of the paint and collision division of Driven Brands, and Jason Ryan, president of Maaco, capped the Maaco Conference in Charlotte, NC.

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At least a dozen police and undercover cars were present at the more than twenty-year-old body shop.
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The FBI's Norfolk Field Office confirms a federal law enforcement operation was underway in Newport News on October 20.


WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - People who had their automobiles damaged or destroyed by the flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew may be eligible for assistance in repairing or replacing their vehicles, according to the NC State Emergency Response Team.

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A man went on a rampage at a Florida auto body shop in what a sheriff’s dispatcher described as a case of excited delirium.

Maaco recognized more than 60 franchisees during this year’s convention in Charlotte, NC.

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Wyatt Johnson Kia held a topping out ceremony to celebrate the construction of the new Kia dealership on the corner of Trenton Road and 101st Parkway in Clarksville, Tennessee.


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Derek Jameson and his crew at the Maaco body shop in Antioch, TN restored Columbine victim Rachel Scott's 1988 Acura Legend in memoriam.

The film “I’m Not Ashamed,” based on the diaries of Columbine victim Rachel Scott, made its official movie premiere on October 10 at the Belcourt Theater in Nashville.

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Universal Technical Institute, a provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, in partnership with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) US LLC, recently began offering its Mopar Technical Education Curriculum (Mopar TEC) advanced training program at its NASCAR Technical Institute campus in Mooresville, NC.



Homeowner and auto insurers are dealing with thousands of claims in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.