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 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.
It’s bad enough getting your car stolen in New York---but it got much worse for Lynn Moore, whose 2008 Porsche SUV was taken from the front of her Queens home in mid-January.
The New Hampshire House of Representatives Committee on Commerce and Consumer Affairs held a hearing on House Bill 664, which addresses the issue of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) repair procedures.
ASA recently announced its support of NH House Bill 664. The bill states, “An insurer shall reimburse a repairer for all repairs if a repairer follows original equipment manufacturer-recommended collision repair procedures, recommendations or service bulletins while repairing a vehicle.”
Five Star Autobody is a family-owned, independent collision repair facility founded by George Mudge on July 1, 1999. George has worked in the auto body industry since 1978.
Insurers called on Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker to sign legislation establishing criminal penalties for selling or installing a counterfeit airbag in a vehicle.
Local legislator Senator Patrick J. Diegnan (D-Middlesex) wants New Jersey to study the use of advanced autonomous vehicles.
With new developments continuing to pop up all over Jersey City, NJ, many industrial properties and lots containing auto repair shops are becoming the sites of new residential buildings.
Centerville Auto Body, an auto body shop and collision repair specialist in Brockton, MA, recently earned a prestigious I-CAR Gold and Platinum certification for its excellent service.
On a crisp December evening, your car rolls along the Taconic State Parkway, headed home.