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On Feb. 26, Ulster BOCES auto collision technology students learned about cutting-edge industry techniques and products used by today’s repair technicians.

Thursday, 28 February 2019 23:46

RI DOT Begins Testing Autonomous Vehicle Technology

Written by Staff, Roads & Bridges

Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., along with state and local officials, recently hosted a demonstration of autonomous vehicle technology at the Quonset Business Park in North Kingstown.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 18:20

Nashua, NH, Collision Repair Program Aims to Fill Labor Gaps

Written by Lucille Jordan, Nashua Community College


While a strong economy means Granite Staters are finding work, it doesn’t mean applicant skills evenly match market demands. Many of the trades continue to find themselves with an aging workforce and a shortage of candidates with the right skills.

Thursday, 21 February 2019 21:40

VT Legal Aid Bill Takes Aim at Auto Dealer Deceptive Practices

Written by Anne Wallace Allen, VT Digger


Teri Langlois’ car problems started in August, when she bought a red 2012 Focus for $8,000 from Formula Ford in Rutland.

Faulkner Collision Center of Lancaster, PA, was recently awarded the prestigious On Your Side Showmanship of Excellence Award by Nationwide Insurance.

Monday, 11 February 2019 22:00

NY Auto Body Repair Shop Owner Arrested for Insurance Fraud

Written by Priscila Korb, Lindenhurst Patch

The owner of an Amityville, NY, automotive body repair shop was arrested Feb. 1 for submitting fraudulent insurance claims for repairs on a vehicle, according to Suffolk Police.

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