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Tuesday, 08 January 2019 22:37

Owens Collision Files for Bankruptcy in LA; New Business Takes Its Place

Written by Jeremy Krail and Melissa Moore, WBRZ

Owens Collision has filed for bankruptcy, but its building is now the home of an auto repair shop that was incorporated during the last week of December.

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 00:01

Amarillo, TX, Body Shops See Increase in Winter Weather-Related Accidents

Written by Morgan Burrell, KVII

 

The slush left on roadways the morning of Dec. 29 was expected to freeze again overnight and create a slippery mess.

 

More than 35 firefighters from various area fire stations gathered this fall at First Choice Collision’s Cypress, TX, location at 11638 Telge Rd. for a hands-on training on the latest techniques in emergency vehicle extrication.

Monday, 07 January 2019 19:27

Collision Center Holds Groundbreaking in Broken Arrow, OK

Written by Staff, Tulsa World

 

Tulsa, OK, city leaders broke ground Dec. 20, 2018 on a new collision repair facility.

 

Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced the Dec. 28, 2018 opening of a collision repair location in Lake Havasu City, AZ. This location previously operated as Sofia’s Auto Body.

Monday, 07 January 2019 18:31

Twomey Auto Works Embraces New Location on S. Congress Ave. in Austin, TX

Written by Taylor Jackson Buchanan, Community Impact Newspaper

In 1979, Don Twomey was repairing cars behind the Sigma Chi fraternity house at the University of Texas-Austin. Forty years later, he is still fixing cars---in a South Austin, TX, collision and auto body repair shop that bears his name.

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