Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
Prestigious Auto Body, located in Goleta and Santa Barbara, CA, has been certified by Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training and facilities necessary to repair the participating automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturers' specifications.
Paint masks and welding torches aren’t the usual school supplies, but for Technical Careers High School senior Lillian Reed in Idaho Falls, ID, they’re what are getting her to college.
The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Office of Consumer Protection on behalf of the state of Hawai‘i recently announced a settlement with Takata Corporation and its U.S. subsidiary, TK Holdings, Inc. (Takata) over the state’s claims that Takata engaged in unlawful practices in connection with the marketing and sale of its dangerous airbags installed in vehicles sold to Hawai‘i consumers.
Thirteen people were arrested May 11 following a lengthy investigation by the Merced, CA, County District Attorney’s office into an automobile insurance fraud ring involving 10 different insurance companies that paid out more than $430,000 in bogus claims, District Attorney Larry D. Morse II announced.
Apple’s autonomous vehicle program is one of the biggest known secrets in the tech industry.
A former Allstate Insurance Co. employee who was fired following an arrest has been awarded more than $18 million in damages.
Charlie’s Auto Body will keep up with the rapid pace of change in auto technology by doubling its production space and expanding services offered in order to better meet the needs of a new generation of vehicles and their owners.
Canines and the collision repair industry seem to go together, which is why there are so many shop dogs working for free as they help their crews all over the country.
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts recently announced that its first location in Idaho has opened, bringing its U.S. locations total to 33 states.