Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine
Longtime Danvers, MA, business Hartnett Auto Body & Car Wash closed its doors April 4 after almost 70 years in the community.
More than 40 first responders from Pennsylvania and New Jersey fire departments along with local EMS providers gathered on March 23 for a demonstration of the latest techniques in emergency vehicle extrication.
A 39-year-old mechanic from Linden, NJ, struck a schoolteacher with his Jeep, killing her, and then drove to his auto body shop to patch up the damage, said authorities who tracked down and arrested him.
Municipal officials have amended Freehold Borough, NJ's redevelopment plan and will permit motor vehicle repair garages, auto body repairs and painting, and tire sales in a section of the downtown district.
This year marks the 36th for one auto body business that strives to always put its customers’ safety first and quality a strong second.
The South Windsor Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Business After Hours was hosted by CARSTAR Pete’s and featured several local officials who spoke on the state of poverty in the South Windsor and Windsor, CT, regions.
A North Philadelphia, PA, auto body shop that exploded into flames on March 11 operated for years without proper permits or safety measures in place, according to city records.
A Millington woman will serve eight years at the Maryland Department of Corrections for stealing from her employer.
On March 4, Pittsburgh, PA, leaders released guidelines for testing self-driving vehicles in the city. A four-part executive order from Mayor Bill Peduto asks testers to meet the city’s expectations and goals.