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Friday, 17 August 2018 16:39

Downtown Fresno, CA, Body Shop Sold to Caliber Collision After 72 Years

Written by Frank Lopez, The Business Journal

After 72 years under local ownership, downtown Fresno, CA's Travelers Body & Fender Work is undergoing a transition, as it was recently sold to a national collision repair company.

Thursday, 16 August 2018 23:22

CA Body Shop Owners Work With Filmmaker To Bring Back Piece of the 1960s

Written by Joel Rosenbaum, The Reporter

While working on a television show on hidden symbols in architecture on the buildings around Washington D.C., Canadian filmmaker John Wesley Chisholm met a man who would send him on a journey around the Eastern United States and eventually to Vacaville, CA.

Of the thousands of cars at Hot August Nights this year, the most valuable one might be a newly restored 2013 Toyota Camry. But to Erika Macias, a Reno, NV, single mother and cancer survivor, it is an invaluable, life-changing gift of transportation.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 17:24

Hertz, Aptiv Partner To Manage Autonomous Vehicles in Las Vegas

Written by Staff, Auto Remarketing

Hertz is looking to make a safe bet on autonomous vehicles in Sin City.

Friday, 10 August 2018 22:09

Infiniti of Las Vegas Earns Assured Performance Certification

Written by Staff, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Infiniti of Las Vegas, NV, has been officially certified by Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training and facilities necessary to repair participating automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications.

Gene Lopez, director of development and training at Seidner’s Collision Centers, made a presentation on July 12 at a Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) Advisory Group Meeting in Sacramento titled "New Vehicle Technology and OEM Position Statements."

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