Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
CARSTAR recently hosted a grand opening event in celebration of its largest multi-store owner joining its company.
Four Nevada legislators recently introduced Assembly Bill 173, which would require repairers to adhere to OEM repair procedures and prohibit the use of aftermarket parts on vehicles 5 years old or newer.
On Jan. 31, the Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) gathered for a Meet-Up at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, CA, held in conjunction with CAWA’s Leadership Meeting.
California State University (CSU) Sacramento is welcoming a new addition to its campus in February: an autonomous shuttle named Olli.
National AutoBody Research (NABR) recently announced the launch of its newly revised California Standardized Auto Body Labor Rate Survey, based on the labor rate survey format defined by the California Department of Insurance (CDI).
A transportation authority in Las Vegas, NV, has become the first in the world to put roadway information in a digital format for consumption by autonomous vehicles, according to a company that provided technology for the project.
In a ribbon-cutting gala, the city of Gardena, CA, and its police department hailed the opening of the first-ever collision reporting center in the state of California as a “windfall” for motorists in non-injury “fender-benders” and car crashes that occur within the 6.6 square miles of Freeway City.
The Wyoming legislature is considering legislation that would negatively impact collision repairers and consumers relative to aftermarket crash parts.