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Friday, 04 May 2018 21:30

Willits, CA, Body Shop Seeks Car Giveaway Nominations

Written by Aura Whittaker, Willits News

After a successful partnership with Willits Furniture Center last year, Yokum’s Body Shop in Willits, CA, has teamed up with three more local businesses to host a second car giveaway in 2018. 

Friday, 04 May 2018 16:53

Self-Driving Cars’ Shortcomings Revealed in CA DMV Reports

Written by Ethan Baron, The Mercury News

A demand from the California DMV of eight companies testing self-driving cars has highlighted a number of areas where the technology falls short of being safe to operate with no human back-up.

The Boyd Group Inc. recently announced the April 17th acquisition and April 18th opening of three collision repair locations in the Seattle, WA, area. 

Monday, 30 April 2018 18:20

G&C Auto Body Adds, Expands Shops in Sonoma, Solano Counties in CA

Written by Jeff Quackenbush, North Bay Business Journal

G&C Auto Body has a dozen shops in four North Bay, CA, counties with the addition of a second Santa Rosa location earlier this year. That number is expected to grow by a few more this year.

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 17:28

East Idaho Hailstorm Hits Auto Dealerships

Written by Rett Nelson,

The hailstorm that hit east Idaho in early April is having some costly side effects for several local businesses.

In an effort to serve more of the East Bay, Mike's Auto Body recently opened its 16th location in Alameda, CA. 

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