Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin
Steve Tass, Cristy Tass and their employees have withstood road closings, cancer and the changing automotive industry. They celebrated 35 years in business at Custom Auto Builders in August.
It’s time to hang up the tools and the spray gun for Spike Sterling, who, at age 71, is retiring this month from the business he and his wife, Christine, built from the ground up beginning in 1987.
Wichita, KS, police said they've arrested two men who allegedly stole two vehicles and tools from a local auto body shop.
Guy & Sons Auto Rebuilders, formerly at 1050 W. Van Buren St. in Chicago, IL, officially closed its garage doors on Labor Day. A highly respected business in the community, the shop was started in 1962 by the late Guy Pascale.
The latest build coming out of Boesch Auto Body’s shop in Humphrey, NE, is a 1936 Ford Roadster.
Madison, WI, customers are being encouraged to be aware that cars, trucks and SUVs damaged in flood waters could be deemed total losses while still being made available for sale.
FCA US announced Sept. 5 that it has invested more than $30 million in its Chelsea Proving Grounds in southeast Michigan to further development and testing of autonomous vehicle and advanced safety technologies.
On August 14, the Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation (AWAF) held its 23rd annual Swinging "Fore" Scholarships Golf Outing fundraiser at the Indianwood Golf and Country Club in Lake Orion, MI.