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Longtime I-CAR Executive To Lead Automotive Management Institute

I-CAR announced today that Jeff Peevy, senior director segment development – Collision Repair & Field Operations, has been recruited to lead the Automotive Management Institute (AMI) as its next president. His last day with I-CAR will be May 15...

Mitchell Announces Revamped Version of RepairCenter Mobile App

Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries, today released the latest version of the RepairCenter Mobile app, which enables collision repair...

Atlas Copco Distributor Air Technologies Receives Energy Efficiency Award

Air Technologies, a key Atlas Copco distributor of compressed air solutions, has received a 2014 Energy Efficiency Top Producer Award from American Electric Power (AEP) Ohio. The company was ranked 6th for top energy savings with more than 5 million ...

Ten Arrested in Undercover Drug Sting at Louisiana Body Shop

Nearly a dozen people face a variety of drug charges after a month-long, undercover narcotics sting shut down operations at a Shreveport, La., body shop, reported The Shreveport Times. Just after 4:30 p.m. on April 23, 2015, agents with the Caddo-...

Three-Day Spray Finishing Workshop to be Held in Toledo, Ohio

Finishing Brands: Binks, DeVilbiss, Ransburg, BGK and Owen Community College have teamed up to present a Spray Finishing Technology Workshop. This three-day intensive training program is scheduled for September 16-18, 2015, in Toledo, Ohio. Cla...

AASP-MN Annual Meeting and Convention Highlights

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) held its 2015 Annual Meeting and Convention, April 15-17, at the Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, Plymouth, Minn. With seminars covering topics from streamlining administrative process...

Match Color Perfectly

Achieving the perfect color match, particularly on curved panels, can be a challenge. Now, 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division has revolutionized color matching with a simple, innovative solution – new 3M PPS Color Match Film that is applied directl...

No. 1 Reason Americans Want Self-Driving Cars: Cheap Insurance

Americans want self-driving cars, but not because they will save loads of time or ease the commute nightmare – because they will save them money, Wired magazine reported. Of the 1,500 U.S. drivers the Boston Group surveyed in September, 55 perc...

NACE | CARS 2015 Details Announced

Registration is now open for NACE | CARS 2015 including all sessions, conference programs and the expo. Attendees can visit www.NACEexpo.com or www.CARSevent.com for more information. Hotel registration has been open and bookings are already more tha...

Collect Weld Fumes At Their Source

Chief Automotive Technologies' new heavy-duty weld fume extractor collects weld fumes at their source, protecting technicians against breathing harmful airborne particulates. It's part of the company’s product line expansion into “fusion” produ...

Honda Shares 50-Year Vision of Human Mobility Experience at SAE World Congress and Exhibition

Honda R&D Americas, Inc. President Frank Paluch recently shared Honda's vision for the next 50 years of human mobility at the 2015 SAE World Congress and Exhibition, capping off three days of collaborative discussion among top engineers and thoug...

NHTSA Earth Day Event Highlights Vehicle Fuel Economy

In honor of Earth Day, the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently highlighted the Obama Administration’s leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by increasing the fuel efficiency of ...

Trillions Will Depend on Who, or What, is Behind the Wheel of Driverless Cars

Big auto players have made it clear that they intend to beat Google in the commercial development of driverless cars, reports Forbes. The most vocal have been Nissan, Audi, Daimler, Volvo, Delphi and Tesla, though Ford and General Motors have their...

Miss. Attorney General Files Suit Against State Farm

Attorney General Jim Hood, who recently implored U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate auto insurers and steering practices, has filed suit against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company in the Circuit Court of Hinds County. The lawsuit seek...

Car-O-Liner Names New Technical Director

Car-O-Liner, a global provider of collision repair equipment, has hired David Scribner as technical director. Scribner brings more than 25 years of experience in product line management, product development, design patents and worldwide OEM homolo...

Estimate Quickly and Correctly

Pressure is on from both the insurance industry and the customer to get the repair done faster, better and cheaper. Bad scanner calibrations can cost you more than an angry customer. Estimating quickly & correctly is the key to higher profits. No...

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