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According to Kiplinger, a business forecast publisher, car insurance rates in Salt Lake City and throughout the state have increased by 21.5 in the previous five years. 

Axiom Accident & Hail Repair is applying a unique business model to the collision repair industry.

 

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Friday, 13 April 2018 21:28

Sherwood, AR, Body Shop Restores Pricey Cars With Wild Stories

Written by Rob Evans, THV11

 

Inside an auto body shop in Sherwood, AR, you will hear and see things you might not expect: exotic cars, supercars, Ferraris, Porsches and classic cars that can cost more than most homes.

Thursday, 12 April 2018 20:24

Hail Damage Keeps Brazos Valley, TX, Body Shops Busy

Written by Rebecca Fiedler, The Eagle

Business at local insurance agencies and auto body repair shops was brisk in March after a hail storm that passed over parts of Brazos Valley, TX, on March 18 caused damage to homes and vehicles.

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Monday, 09 April 2018 22:46

Techs of Tomorrow: Aspiring TX Engineer Discovers Passion for Auto Body Repair

Written by Victoria Antonelli

Houston native Eloy Escobedo said he was never really interested in cars; he simply viewed them as objects that got people from point A to point B. 

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Monday, 09 April 2018 18:56

New Mexico Readies for Driverless Vehicles

Written by Matthew Reichbach, NM Political Report

Autonomous vehicles are coming. Soon---and New Mexico needs to be ready.

After CAWA Legislative Advocate Stuart Goodman met with the Attorney General’s Office to discuss the importance of alerting consumers of their rights under the Magnusson-Moss Warranty Act (MMWA), the Office amended its website to include information on the MMWA.

The SkillsUSA Arizona State Championships took place April 3--4, showcasing the state’s trade, technology and service high school and college students.

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Texas State Technical College's Auto Collision and Management Technology program in Waco recently received a 1936 Ford Tudor Sedan as a donation from the Gill family of Lott.

Monday, 02 April 2018 19:46

Vehicle Catches Fire at New Orleans Auto Repair Shop

Written by Laura McKnight, NOLA.com|The Times-Picayune

 

Two employees were treated for smoke inhalation after a vehicle caught fire at a New Orleans East auto repair shop March 27, sending flames spreading to the building, according to the New Orleans Fire Department.

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