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Wednesday, 21 March 2018 23:01

$2.5 Million Blaze Destroys Auto Shop at Mt. Whitney High School in CA

Written by Ashleigh Panoo and Lewis Griswold, The Fresno Bee

A fire that started at Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia, CA, the evening of March 19 destroyed the auto body shop on campus, according to Principal Rick Hamilton.

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts recently announced the opening of CARSTAR Auto World Collision, located at 1100 San Mateo Ave., South San Francisco, CA, 94080. It is owned by Jason Wong.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 16:45

Walla Walla, WA, Community College's Try-A-Trade Draws Crowd

Written by Annie Charnley Eveland, Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

More than 60 individuals from the community visited Garrison Middle School on a recent Friday evening to learn about trade careers, said Walla Walla Community College Educational and Career Navigator Cristie Crawford in a release.

Fix Auto USA announced the launch of a revolutionary collision repair center designed and constructed to meet changing market conditions.

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts announced the opening of CARSTAR Espana’s Milpitas, located at 950 Thompson St., in Milpitas, CA.

Thursday, 15 March 2018 16:46

1st Driverless Bus Deploys in CA After Rules Update

Written by Ryan Johnston, StateScoop

California, long a hotbed for autonomous vehicle development, is taking even more steps to sustain its industry leadership.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 21:20

8 Cars Stolen From John Hine Mazda in Mission Valley, CA

Written by Staff, WiredFocus

Eight Mazdas were stolen from a popular car dealership in Mission Valley, CA, the morning of March 10, police confirmed.

B & J Body Shop in Boulder City, NV, has committed to delivering quality replacements for parts damaged in vehicular accidents.

To be more effective at repairing Ford F-150s and Ford F-250s, Mike's Auto Body in Northern California recently added its second aluminum facility in San Ramon, CA. It is a 13,000-square-foot building located near their existing shop.

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SF Motors announced it has begun test-driving autonomous technology on the streets of Silicon Valley after receiving a permit from California's Department of Motor Vehicles to test autonomous vehicle technology on public roads.

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