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
The automotive industry needs qualified workers. As a result, businesses, educators and New York State officials have merged efforts to help close the skills gap in automotive technology and collision repair.
On April 18, the Ellicottville Career and Technical Education Center in NY hosted Class to Careers Day with tours for eighth grade students during school hours.
A Whitman, MA, man currently serving time in federal prison for tax fraud is now being accused of running a widespread insurance fraud scam.
The state has launched a pilot program to test fully autonomous vehicles, an initiative lawmakers created last year to bring Connecticut to the forefront of the self-driving car industry.
A fire broke out the afternoon of April 12 in the back lot of J & B Autobody at 278 Lincolnville Ave. in Belfast, ME.
A fire destroyed an auto body shop in Allegheny County, PA, on Wednesday, April 11.
Per court records, a Volvo owner has settled litigation filed against her dealership, an auto body shop that allegedly didn’t make needed repairs to her vehicle and an insurance company that she said was derelict in its professional duties.
H&V Collision Center, the largest family-owned-and-operated repair company in the Capital District, announced that it is now Subaru-certified at its Troy, NY, location.
Indiana County Technology Center’s collision repair juniors attended a workshop held March 22 and 23 at the PPG Training Center in Allison Park, PA.
On March 31, about midnight, a vehicle chase and crash along South Main Street in Hughesville, PA, resulted in many asking the question, "Will the old tow truck be fixed?"