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Chief Adds Free Collision Repair Training Resources to Website

Chief Automotive Technologies announced it has added best practices guides, how-to videos and other educational materials to its website, chiefautomotive.com, to help collision repair professionals keep up with the evolving industry. “In the...

IHS Reports Average Age of US Light Vehicles Has Risen to 11.5 Years

IHS Automotive announced that the combined average age of all light vehicles on the road in the U.S. has climbed slightly to 11.5 years, based on a snapshot of vehicles in operation (VIO) taken on January 1st of this year. Registrations for light ...

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Four New Utah Locations

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the July 17th acquisition and opening of four collision repair centers in the state of Utah that previously operated as Shine Collision Repair and are located in Salt Lake City, Murray, Ogden and Sandy. These new locatio...

Collision Repair Education Foundation's 3M Hire Our Heroes Tool Grants Awarded to Ivy Tech Northeast Automotive Technology Student and Graduate

3M announced that Ivy Tech Community College Northeast automotive technology student Gabriel Davis and graduate Paul Hyde recently selected more than $3,000 each in tools and equipment as recipients of the Collision Repair Education Foundation’...

Spanesi to Hold Touch Training Week August 18-19

Spanesi Americas is holding a Touch Training Week August 18-19, 2015, in Naperville, Ill. During the training, attendees will learn from the men who install the Touch System in North America. Classes will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, and lu...

Axalta to Showcase Automotive Art at Kentucky Custom Car Show

Axalta Coating Systems announced it will be supporting the 46th Annual NSRA Street Rod Nationals Plus, to be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., August 6-9, along with 11 other custom car shows across the country this year....

CARSTAR All Line Auto Body Supports Children's Initiatives at Charity Event

CARSTAR All Line Auto Body announced it has once again joined with the Knights of Columbus Council #6521 as a sponsor of their annual Father Frank Anksorus golf outing. This is the second year that CARSTAR All Line Auto Body has been a sponsor of...

Service King Helps US Marine Get Back on the Road

Service King Collision Repair Centers and the teammates of its North Oklahoma City location recently helped get a hero back on the road. The staff, along with the help of local parts vendors, fully repaired U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. David Miller’s 200...

Police Seize Guns, Cash and Drugs in Seattle Body Shop Raid

The Seattle Times reported July 27th that Seattle police found 41 guns, more than $60,000 in cash and nearly three pounds of marijuana in an investigation of a suspicious West Seattle auto body shop. Five people were arrested July 23rd in connecti...

NACE | CARS Improves Over 2014, Eyes Bigger Growth for Anaheim in 2016

At the closing NACE | CARS press conference on July 25, Automotive Service Association (ASA) President and Executive Director Dan Risley was frank in saying he was slightly disappointed in the overall numbers, but was encouraged that there was gr...

NSF International Sustainability Mark Now Identifies Auto Parts Meeting Environmental Claims

NSF International announced it has introduced a mark that identifies automotive collision replacement parts that have met specific environmental claims. These claims include low volatile organic compound (VOC) paints and primers, recycled packaging m...

Axalta's Color Block Blog Features Travel Writer's Take on Red

Axalta Coating Systems released a new post on its Color Block blog titled, "Radiant Red from Head to Toe Puts on a Fabulous Show" that discusses how travel writer Kimberley Lovato came to terms with her own radiant red hair, a color that also hap...

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