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Survey Shows Who Pays for What When It Comes to Not-Included Procedures

A survey recently conducted by Collision Advice has found that one-third of collision repair shops nationwide said they have never asked to be paid for “masking the engine compartment” when this “not-included” procedure has been necessary as ...

Denmark First Country in the World to Use Real-Time Traffic Data Across an Entire Road Network

Denmark has become the first country in the world to rely on GPS probe data to monitor traffic and congestion on a national scale. Using INRIX, a provider of transportation intelligence and connected-car services, to provide real-time traffic inf...

Michigan Bill Addresses Insurer-Mandated Parts Procurement

On July 1st, Michigan State Sen. Joe Hune (R-22), chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee, introduced Senate Bill 430, a bill that amends the insurance code to prohibit insurers from requiring automotive repairers to use a specific vendor or proce...

Team PRP Adds Kadinger’s, Inc. to their Nationwide Network of Automotive Recyclers

Team PRP announced that Kadinger’s, Inc., with three locations in Wisconsin, is the latest automotive recycler to join the nationwide network of quality-conscious recyclers. “It is with great pleasure that Team PRP welcomes Kadinger’s to the...

Toyota Motor Sales Partners with Overall Parts Solutions

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. recently announced its partnership with Overall Parts Solutions (OPS). Through the joint venture, the OPS Software Suite will become available to Toyota dealership parts departments across the country. The suite is ai...

Last Chance to Win Your Boss a Trip to NACE | CARS in Detroit!

OK, so maybe you get your boss a card and a box of doughnuts on National Boss Day. But what about an expenses-paid trip to NACE | CARS in Detroit, a handsome plaque, adulation and love from a packed house at NACE | CARS as they are presented the awa...

Enter BodyShop Business' Guess the Car Contest and You Could Win $50!

Have you entered BodyShop Business' monthly Guess the Car contest yet? What are you waiting for? What vehicle model does this picture represent? You can fax your guess to (330) 670-0874. Include your name, title, shop name, city, state and phone n...

I-CAR to Have Large Presence at NACE | CARS 2015

 I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, announced it will once again have a large presence at the NACE | CARS Conference and Expo, which is returning to the Cobo Center in Detroit July 21-25. I-CAR will feature daily live pre...

BodyShop Business On Holiday

We will not be distributing our e-newsletter on Friday, July 3rd, in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Our normal schedule will resume on Monday, July 6th. The staff of BodyShop Business wishes you and yours a safe and happy holiday weeken...

NABR to Present Two Variable Rate System Workshops in Texas

NABR announced that its Variable Rate System (VRS) Workshop, “It’s Now or Never! Calculate and Collect Market-Based Labor Rates Using the Variable Rate System,” will be held July 15th in Austin and July 16th in San Antonio. The workshops are sp...

The Collision Centers of New York Adds Fourth Location on Long Island

The Collision Centers of New York announced that it will be opening an 11,000-square-foot shop in Huntington, N.Y., the company’s fourth location on Long Island. “We want to continue to grow on Long Island, and this shop opens some new markets...

Kaeser Publishes New Blog Entry on Different Motor-Starting Methods

Kaeser Compressors, Inc., announced it has published a new blog entry to company blog Kaeser Talks Shop. This blog entry explains the differences between the four most common types of motor-starting methods. "Compressor and blower manufacturers...

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