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Wednesday, 17 October 2018 17:49

Geisinger Employees Ease Up on the Gas, Test Electric Cars in PA

Written by Joe Sylvester, The Danville News

General Motors, promoting its electric vehicles with help from Geisinger test drivers, plans to place autonomous, or driverless, electric cars on [Mahoning Township, PA] city streets by next year, a GM official told health system employees on Oct. 9.

Wednesday, 17 October 2018 17:12

Milt's Precision Collision Works for Its Customers, Not Insurance Companies in NY

Written by David L. Shaw, Finger Lake Times

Cars and trucks are Milt Race’s passion. While he prefers them to be shiny and undamaged, he makes his living taking smashed-up vehicles and making them look like new.

Monday, 15 October 2018 16:25

Fire Rages Through Long Island City, NY, Auto Body Shop

Written by Liz Goff, Queens Gazette


Firefighters battled a raging blaze at a Long Island City, NY, auto body shop on Sept. 29, an FDNY spokesperson said.


With automotive officials estimating that as many as 40,000 vehicles were damaged by flooding from Hurricane Florence, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) are warning consumers to be on the lookout for flood-damaged cars being sold as undamaged new or used vehicles.

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 18:26

2 Convicted of Murdering Bronx Auto Body Shop Owner Who Was Federal Witness

Written by Staff, Bronx Voice


Two men were convicted of murdering a Bronx, NY, auto body shop owner who turned out to be a confidential informant.

Monday, 08 October 2018 17:45

NJ Man Charged in 2 Car Insurance Fraud Schemes

Written by John Heinis, Hudson County View


A Jersey City, NJ, man was charged in two elaborate luxury car insurance fraud claims in which he both staged that his vehicle was stolen and participated in a “crash and buy scheme,” Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

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