Mystery of the SEMA Show Sticker Man Solved!
Meet Mickey Kahl, owner of Kahl’s Body Shop who’s been fighting insurers in his town a lot lately.
Vehicle ADAS: I Dumped My Old Car for a Computer
It was surprisingly not too hard to say goodbye to my old jalopy.
Sticker Shock at the SEMA Show
This year’s SEMA Show held a new surprise for me — a secret drop-off at our booth in the form of a mysterious sticker.
Fly High, John: Remembering John Mosley
When I started out in the auto body industry, I quickly learned to appreciate people who were willing to teach me … and one of those people was John Mosley.
Are You Ready to ROCK in 2023?
Do you know a “rockstar” in the automotive aftermarket? Then it’s time to nominate them as a Vehicle Care RockStar!
BodyShop Business 2022 Executives of the Year
This year’s Single-Shop award winner is Michael Bradshaw of K & M Collision in Hickory, N.C., and the Multi-Shop winner is Matt Ebert of Crash Champions.
Don’t Be Quint: Embrace ADAS and Modern Vehicle Equipment
We can avoid a fate similar to Quint’s in the movie Jaws if we embrace ADAS, technology and training.
SCRS and Decisely: The Solution to Quality Healthcare?
BodyShop Business interviewed SCRS Executive Director Aaron Schulenburg and Decisely Senior Vice President of Business Development Eric Frazer on a new healthcare offering for the collision repair industry.
EV Education: Shocking, to Say the Least
I-CAR’s Dirk Fuchs and Niel Speetjens are running around the country scaring collision repairers about electric vehicles … and that’s a good thing.
Are You Educating Your Customers on ADAS?
If I owned a collision repair facility and spent all that money on equipment and training, I would go out of my way to tell consumers why my shop was the best choice in the area to restore their vehicles’ safety systems to proper working order.
Auto Body Labor Rates: We’re Beat Up and Punch Drunk
With the cost of everything having gone up, from gas to groceries to, in your business, the cost of paint and materials and tech pay, we probably all feel a little bit bruised up and punch drunk.
Drywall Pro’s Tape Dispenser Invention a Hit with Auto Painters
Drywall contractor Shadrach Gibson came up with an ingenious invention to save labor on his job and is now finding that auto refinish technicians are interested in his new tool too.