Southwestern News

1HomePageMap small sw 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Arizona, Utah, Arkansas, ColoradoTexas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Louisiana

Friday, 09 September 2016 20:19

95-Year-Old Veteran Keeps Busy at TX Body Shop

 95-Year-Old Veteran Keeps Busy at TX Body Shop 95-Year-Old Veteran Keeps Busy at TX Body Shop  

Clay B. Ford, 95, has worked at Carl Owens Paint & Body for 17 years.


Clay B. Ford has seen and experienced more than the average person during his 95 years on this planet, with no signs of slowing down.

alicia grauberger collision repair skillsusa contest

Alicia Grauberger will be attending Northeastern Junior College in the fall and work toward earning a business degree.


A few years ago, Alicia Grauberger spent the summer working at her father’s body shop in Colorado, Tim’s Paint and Body.

Houston in Top 3 List of Cities with Most Auto Insurance Fraud


HOUSTON - Texas auto insurance rates have gone up 40.5 percent in the last five years.

We’re Not Driving Model Ts Anymore: TX School District Upgrades Auto Classes
Credit: The Valley Morning Star

Talk about a makeover.

Autobody News reached out to Roszell Gadson, State Farm spokesman, to learn more about the flood damage and best practices for auto body shops and customers impacted.

SALT LAKE CITY — Employees of a Salt Lake auto repair shop arrived at work Monday, August 29 to find a dead body in one of their vehicles.

CO CARSTAR Locations Donate 12th Vehicle Through Make-A-Wish

The CARSTAR Colorado Business Group helped make a wish come true for a local Denver family with a restored vehicle in honor of their son who passed away last January.

Service King Hosts Hard Hat Tour of Future Texas Location

Service King Collision Repair Centers® recently hosted an exclusive onsite tour of the company's future high-quality repair center set to serve The Colony, Texas.

Friday, 26 August 2016 19:32

Fire Damages Body Shop in Killeen, TX

A fire was reported at 1:30 AM August 12 in the 300 block of West Veterans Memorial Boulevard in Killeen.

Fire crews extinguished a blaze at an auto repair shop in northeast Oklahoma City on July 20.

Page 8 of 57