Josh Cable, Author at BodyShop Business
Heavy Truck Repair for Big Rigs

Shops talk about the challenges and opportunities in heavy-duty collision repair.

Moppert Brothers Offers Refugee Opportunity

Good techs are hard to find. So when a woman came to the Moppert Brothers auto body shop in Morton, Pa., to inquire about a job for a young refugee from Afghanistan, Harry Moppert Sr. decided to give the kid a chance.

Racer Patrick Carpentier Raising Awareness of Distracted Driving in CARSTAR/BASF Campaign

Carpentier’s advice to drivers of all ages is simple: “When you’re driving the car, just drive the car.”

‘Extremely Exciting Times’ for Auto Body Program at Greene County Career and Technology Center in Southwestern Pennsylvania

The program has upgraded its equipment and re-engaged with the local business community, and is considering expanding its body shop.

Rhode Island Senate Judiciary Committee Recommends Passage of Bill that Would Restrict Use of Aftermarket Crash Parts

The bill has the support of the top three Democrats in the Rhode Island Senate.

Hyundai Revises Warranty Language to Address Federal Trade Commission Concerns

In response to a compliance warning from the Federal Trade Commission, Hyundai Motor America moved swiftly to revise some warranty language on its website and apologized “for any confusion this may have caused.”

State Farm Racketeering Case: Court Sets Trial Dates, Approves Notification Plan

A jury trial is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Sept. 4 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, with Judge David Herndon presiding.

Repairing Collision-Damaged Plastic Bumpers with Adhesives

For single-sided and two-sided plastic repair, the first step is to wash both sides of the bumper with soap and water.

Most Motorists Unaware that Automakers Have ‘Total Control’ of Vehicle Data, Auto Care Association President Says

In the furor over Facebook, few people seem to be talking about what happens to the data that their vehicles collect, Auto Care Association President Bill Hanvey laments.

SkillsUSA Ohio Encourages Businesses to Get Involved, Help the Organization Grow

SkillsUSA is a national membership association that serves students who are preparing for careers in various skilled trades and technical and service fields, including collision repair and refinishing.

SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships: Photo Gallery

On April 24-25, more than 5,000 students, parents, exhibitors, judges and coordinators converged on the Greater Columbus Convention Center for the SkillsUSA Ohio State Championships.

Help Wanted: Auto Body Shop Seeking ‘Advanced Driver-Assist and Safety-Systems Tech’

Does your body shop have the right technicians to diagnose collision damage, research OEM technical information and perform the necessary scans, recalibrations and post-repair quality checks on today’s technology-rich vehicles?