Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Hawaii, Alaska and Wyoming
Residents of seven low-income housing areas in Hesperia, CA, were surprised to see a fire engine approaching the morning of Dec. 21, because there was no fire.
The auto repair industry has long been dominated by men. But as the mechanics of cars have changed, making the job less physically demanding, more women have been seeking careers in automotive technology.
Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced the Dec. 11, 2018 acquisition of a collision repair location in Albany, OR.
On Dec. 5, PPG Automotive Refinish and Mike's Auto Body welcomed instructors from the California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (CDCR) for a full-day event.
With the automotive aftermarket undergoing significant evolution and change, AAPEX 2018 featured the latest new products and innovations, advanced training by industry experts, and current and futuristic technology demonstrations to keep attendees ahead of the curve.
An automated system that can detect tiny dents or other vehicle “anomalies” within seconds. Collision parts being ordered within minutes of a crash. A not-for-profit data repository that would ensure shops have long-term access to their job file records.
NOTE: This blog was originally published on Tire Meets Road on Nov. 12, 2018.
Toyota certainly didn’t have to gift Nurse Allyn Pierce a new truck for his bravery, but it’s doing it anyway.
Detectives from the California Department of Insurance arrested four people early the morning of Nov. 16 for allegedly ripping off four auto insurers for more than $34,000 by filing fraudulent insurance claims.
On Oct. 26, Mike's Auto Body hosted a Grand Opening ribbon-cutting event and gave away its 73rd vehicle to Veteran USMC Ryan Mason at its Vallejo, CA, location.