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Tuesday, 06 November 2018 18:02

'Autonomous Illinois' Promises Economic Benefit, Public Goods

Written by Colin Wood, StateScoop

A new initiative for connected and autonomous vehicles in Illinois will permit companies to pilot their transportation technologies and explore the industry’s reach as an engine for economic development, Gov. Bruce Rauner said in signing an executive order Oct. 25 to create the program.

Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced the Nov. 1, 2018 opening of five collision repair locations in the Kansas City, MO, market.

Monday, 29 October 2018 21:38

McComsey’s Auto Body Shop Approved by Pierre, SD, for Special Use Permit

Written by Stephen Lee, Capital Journal

The Pierre, SD, City Commission approved a conditional use permit for local business owner Gerrick McComsey to operate an auto body shop on a 9.5-acre parcel he owns on the east side of Garfield Avenue, the truck route along the east side of the city.

On Oct. 16, Women in Automotive and Collision (WAC) held its monthly meeting at South Technical High School’s collision repair department in St. Louis, MO.

The Zebra, an insurance search engine, released a report in October about the causes and rippling impact of exorbitant car insurance rates in Michigan, the most expensive state for car insurance.

Friday, 26 October 2018 22:50

Solon, OH, Issue 92 To Create Auto Repair Zone

Written by Sue Reid, Chagrin Valley Today

Solon, OH, voters will be asked Nov. 6 to consider Issue 92, a new zoning classification for an area along Aurora and Old South Miles roads.

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