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Event to be Held for Local Body Shop Owners in Denver

At the Denver Collision Industry Night Wednesday, April 1, CARSTAR, Hertz, 3M, Mitchell, BASF and FinishMaster will provide key information on aluminum repair, insurance industry trends, advanced process solutions, the impact of technology for future...

Assured Performance Appoints New Vice President Of Consumer Awareness

Assured Performance Network, a Certified collision repair network, has appointed Rick Sparks as vice president of Consumer Awareness. Sparks will lead the Assured Performance consumer advocacy efforts and drive their online and social media presence....

Radiator Assemblies Join Genuine GM Rewards Powertrain Program

Genuine GM Rewards Program participants are now eligible to receive redeemable points equivalent to two percent of list price with the purchase of Genuine GM Parts radiator assemblies from their participating GM dealership. In addition to joining ...

Self Piercing Rivet Tool

The Cebotech rivet tool will insert and remove SPRs in steel as well as aluminum panels. The tool is well balanced and can apply five tons of force while inserting rivets. The tool kit is supplied in a carrying case that includes the rivet gun, 35mm ...

BASF Automotive Refinish Awards Employee and Salesperson of the Year

BASF Automotive Refinish presented its Employee and Salesperson of the Year awards at its recent 2015 North America Team Meeting. This marks the first time BASF Automotive Refinish has named an Employee of the Year. The company selected Gordon...

Enterprise Helps Test Collision Repair Students at SkillsUSA South Carolina Conference

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is partnering with the SkillsUSA South Carolina Leadership and Skills Conference March 26-27 at Greenville Technical College's McKinney Automotive Center to support collision repair education, PR Newswire reported. Enterprise...

Brandmotion to Participate in Mock City Designed for Autonomous Driving

Brandmotion, supplier of forward-looking technology solutions for the automotive aftermarket, has announced its participation in a major initiative to further autonomous driving and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication. The University of Michig...

1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels Acquires Capital Wheels & Auto Salvage

1-800EveryRim – OEM Wheels announced it has acquired Capital Wheels & Auto Salvage after an agreement was reached between longtime friends and competitors Norman Huniu and Billy Eordekian. “This is fantastic for Capital customers beca...

National Auto Body Council Opens Nominations For 2015 Awards

The National Auto Body Council (NABC) is seeking nominations for its two industry awards:  the Award of Distinction and the Body Shop Image Award. NABC’s awards program recognizes individuals and collision industry facilities that have made a b...

Last Chance For 2015 WIN Educational Conference Early-Bird Pricing

Early-Bird Registration for the 2015 Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Educational Conference is drawing to a close. The cost of the Conference for WIN members is $400 if registered before April 1st and $450 thereafter. Nonmembers may attend for $650,...

CCC Information Services Publishes 2015 Crash Course Report

CCC Information Services has announced the availability of its 2015 Crash Course, an in-depth report that focuses on the trends and business drivers impacting the auto physical damage industry. This year’s report examines "Smart Connections," th...

New Members Elected to CAPA's Technical Committee

The Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) announced it has elected new members to its Technical Committee: Don Feeley – City Body & Frame; Jared Humphrey – Service King Collision Repair Centers; Bob Keith – CARSTAR; Randall Bollande...

Rhode Island Auto Body Shops and Insurance Companies Battle Over Bills Once Again

The Providence Journal reported that representatives of the auto body and insurance industries gathered in a second-floor room at the Rhode Island State House Tuesday, March 24 for an annual discussion over bills affecting how auto body shops handle ...

Collision Repair Education Foundation's Golf Fundraiser Sells Out

The Collision Repair Education Foundation’s 14th annual summer golf fundraiser, taking place Wednesday, July 22, 2015 in Detroit at the Arnold Palmer-designed Northville Hills Golf Club, has sold out and a waiting list has been created for those in...

Vehicle Body, Paint and Interior Repair in Australia Industry Report Now Updated by IBISWorld

According to IBISWorld industry analyst David Whytcross, “A combination of safer new vehicles and more risk-averse drivers has reduced vehicle accidents and decreased demand for the industry's services.” New car sales have remained strong followi...

Mitchell Announces Winners of Annual AutocheX Premier Achiever Awards

Mitchell, a provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions today selected the recipients of the 2014 AutocheX Premier Achiever Awards, honoring collision repair shops throughout the U.S. for exemplary customer service. The 13th an...

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