Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming
Years after first initiating enforcement against several San Mateo, CA auto repair shops for code violations, the City Council indicated it’s willing to reconsider the rules as a way to avoid potentially putting some out of business.
Assembly Bill 1858, environmental justice legislation authored by Assembly Majority Whip Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles), was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown in September.
(HELENA) Governor Bullock announced $1.3 million funding for Montana businesses to expand apprenticeship programs on October 27.
Join TV host and NASCAR champion crew chief Ray Evernham at SEMA as he unveils his latest restoration project: the 1958 Impala from the iconic move American Graffiti.
We’ve all heard the phrase, “too little, too late.” But in the case of the recently revised proposed regulations for labor rate surveys from the California Department of Insurance (CDI), and the apparent pressure to get the regulations implemented quickly, this could end up as a case of “too much, too soon.”
California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1046 into law on September 28, expanding a four-county pilot program that requires ignition interlocks for all drunk drivers.
DAA Auto Body Center in Spokane, WA has been officially Certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and facilities necessary to repair the participating Automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
During the week of September 12, Simmons Hanly Conroy, one of the nation's largest law firms focused on consumer protection and mass tort actions, filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against Ford Motor Company, alleging that large glass panoramic sunroofs on some Ford vehicles have spontaneously shattered.
Kee's Auto Body. Photo credit: Central San
CONCORD, CA – Four local businesses, including Kee's Auto Body of Concord, are being honored as shining examples of environmental stewardship within the community.
Industrial Finishes & Systems, Inc. has expanded its distribution of BASF Automotive Refinish paint brands Glasurit®, R-M® and Limco® to Northern California.
On September 20, The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced that they welcomed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) release of the Federal Automated Vehicle Policy.