Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming
Service King Collision Repair Centers®, as part of the organization’s ongoing national growth strategy, has announced that it has officially opened the doors to its 70,000 square foot state-of-the-art repair center located in Milpitas, CA.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones gave a 30-minute presentation that was packed with information, followed by a brief Q&A session.
If you own a body shop in California, you would likely agree that our current Insurance Commissioner, Dave Jones, has been proactively helping the collision industry since day one.
1-800EveryRim – OEM Wheels has closed escrow on its new one-acre facility and has begun the move to Santa Fe Springs, CA.
John Munoz, an Army veteran, received a 2014 Nissan Sentra donated by Hertz and repaired by MAACO Lake Forest as part of NABC's 2016 Recycled Rides program.
Three military veterans and two single parents were honored for their service to our country and for their commitment to their families respectively, as each received keys to free cars donated as part of the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Recycled Rides™ program, now in its eighth year.
Ali and Mark Thackeray and their daughter, Ruby, 3, react as they are presented with a free car by Don Adams, CEO and president of Bear River Mutual, right, and Brian Martin of KSL Newsradio, left, at Martins Collision Repair in Orem on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.
OREM — The only thing worse than having cancer is having an untreatable cancer.
Lemon Grove Truck Body & Equipment is one of several body shops at 8373 and 8377 Broadway. They have received more air complaints than any other auto paint operations in recent years. Photo by Ingrid Lobet, inewsource, July 21, 2016.
In San Diego’s Lincoln Park neighborhood, a report came in: fumes from spray paint and thinner so thick the caller had problems breathing and was going to pass out.
Crews knocked down a blaze at a strip mall of auto body-related businesses the night of July 12 in Thousand Oaks, CA, officials said.
UTI-Long Beach’s first graduating class.
On July 1, UTI’s Long Beach campus celebrated its first-ever graduating class with a ceremony attended by more than 100 students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff.
Eight Southern California Firestone locations are among more than 20 in the state that were cited in a complaint accusing the Tennessee-based auto repair chain of fraud, making misleading statements and other violations.
George Toth, owner of Lakeside Paint & Body, smiles for the camera while behind his desk.
Lakeside Paint & Body has been in the same location, with the same telephone number, using the same personable approach to customer service since its doors first opened in 1968.
New Century BMW in Alhambra, CA was chosen as the Best Overall Certified Collision Repair Center (CCRC) by BMW of North America for 2014 and 2015. Here is Ed Cobett, the Collision Center Manager with the two awards.
In 2010, New Century BMW, a large BMW dealership in Alhambra, California (between Los Angeles and Pasadena), opened their own collision center. Early on, the decision was made to become a BMW Certified Collision Repair Center and to fix only BMWs. All personnel, equipment, tool and facility decisions were made with this goal in mind. Certification was granted two months after opening.