Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Arizona, Utah, Arkansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana
It’s been seven months since a historic hail storm pummeled Odessa, TX, leaving both homes and cars with severe damages.
As Valley businesses see a skills gap in specialized training for jobs that do not require a four-year college degree---specifically in the automotive and diesel industry---Arizona Science Center and TechForce Foundation are proposing a solution.
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts recently announced the opening of CARSTAR Quality Collision Services, located at 8000 Long Mesa Dr., Prescott Valley, AZ 86314.
Service King Collision Repair Centers® teamed up with State Farm to pull off an emotional giveaway for a local domestic violence survivor and single mother of four.
In response to growing demand from customers looking to breathe new life into their vintage vehicles, Classic Recreations has expanded its operations to include restoration services.
A Phoenix, AZ, mother of three, who recently overcame homelessness, now has a new vehicle thanks to the volunteer efforts of Service King Collision Repair Centers, State Farm and local businesses.
On Dec. 18, Service King Collision Repair Centers® announced the opening of its 37th Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, location.
On Dec. 15, the Boyd Group Inc. announced the Dec. 12, 2017 acquisition of a second collision repair center in Glenwood Springs, CO, previously operated as Professional Auto Body & Frame.
After losing their cars during Hurricane Harvey and enduring daily transportation challenges, Harris County Department of Education Head Start employee Bahiyyah Rashed and parent Vanessa Zuniga are receiving a special gift from Bates Collision Centers: the gift of transportation.
Tyler LeJeune and his father, Travis, moved from Lake Charles, LA, to Greater Houston, TX, when Tyler was in sixth grade. Now, the 17-year-old is a senior at Kingwood Park High School, taking collision repair courses.
A delegation, including members of the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT), the Houston Auto Body Association (HABA), and Texas Watch, a statewide consumer group, met with high-level compliance and consumer protection staff at the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) on Dec. 13 to discuss abusive insurance industry practices and how they illegally reduce coverage and threaten Texans' safety.
Service King Collision Repair Centers®, as part of the organization’s continued dedication to enriching local communities, recently presented a donation in the amount of $30,000 to The 100 Club of San Antonio.
The Grand Junction, CO, Police Department is investigating a car fire that was reported outside an auto body shop in the 800 block of South Seventh Street the morning of Dec. 5, according to a department spokeswoman.
It’s been a few months, but auto body shops are still tied up with vehicles that have been damaged by hail storms in Texas.