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Marshalls inside July2017

Employees attend training on a consistent basis to stay up-to-date with changes in the industry

 

At Marshall’s Auto Body in Billerica, Massachusetts, Jayce Mitchell said the primary focus of the body shop is to always get a customer’s car and life back in order ASAP.

Thursday, 08 June 2017 23:23

Is Tesla Backing Away From Third-Party Shops?

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Tesla is evidently gearing up for the Tesla Model 3, which will reportedly be flooding the market soon and requiring more shops to repair them.

 

For many years, body shop owners all over the country expressed their desire to become Tesla certified, but in the end is it really a good deal for them? Are Teslas just too difficult to repair and require too much training?

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 18:45

10 Myths About Autonomous Vehicles

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10 common myths about self-driving cars.

We’ve all heard predictions for the timeframe when driverless vehicles will become mainstream—three years, five years, a decade or even longer.

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 Mike Jones lectured on the importance of seeking clarity in order to improve communication at the 2017 WIN Educational Conference.

 

On May 10, Discover Leadership Training's President Mike Jones presented "Creating a Better Version of Yourself" during the last day of WIN's 2017 Educational Conference.

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Waubonsee Community College auto body student, Melanie Thomas, has placed first three times in regional SkillsUSA competitions.

 

Melanie Thomas decided her senior year that she was going to take every automotive course offered at Marengo High School in Illinois.

Shop StrategiesNE June2017 Barry award

L to R: Vicki Schneps, CEO of Schneps Communications; Barry Crupi; and Natalie Duddridge, NY1 News

 

Autobody News talked to Barry Crupi about how he has built a successful business that puts customers first.

 Pro Spot Welder NACE 2016

 

Purchasing new equipment can be an exciting yet daunting task for a body shop. There are many options available and it often feels overwhelming and confusing.

CIC Pittsburgh Frank Terlep
Frank Terlep.

 

CCC Information Services’ newly-launched “Secure Share” generated both questions and criticisms at the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) held in Pittsburgh, PA in late April, although the company wasn’t there to respond.

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Taking a mansion that was built 207 years ago and turning it into a piece of graffiti art was the brainchild of Joe LaPadula, the owner of Martino Auto Concepts in Glen Cove, NY. Photo credit: Sean Basdaranos

 


Glen Cove, NY is a beautiful, laid back coastal town on Long Island and is well-known for things like its annual sailboat races and free summer concerts.

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