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BodyShop Business 2021 Executives of the Year

Steve Saunders has been honored with the single-shop executive of the year award, while Cheryl Boswell has been recognized as the multi-shop executive of the year.

Trinidad and Tobago Tech Takes Apprentice Under His Wing

Kenrick Cox, a 40-year collision veteran who was born in Trinidad and Tobago, is sharing his knowledge with first-year apprentice Alshun Smith.

Enthusiasm for Cars Leads Woman to Collision Career

Patience paid off for Kim Bonci after being promoted to collision center manager of a dealership.

From CREF Scholarship Recipient to Gerber Apprentice

Collision repair student Olivia Peterson applied for a scholarship through CREF and had no clue how far that simple action would take her in a short span of time.

V8 Speed & Resto Shop: Film It. Edit It. Host It.

How original content equals success for Kevin Oeste of V8 Speed Shop.

Bill’s Auto Body: Owner Drives Toward $1 Million in Early 30s

When Bill Shaheen began his career working at a local collision shop, he took steps to build his own business by doing side work out of his home garage, which eventually led to opening Bill Shaheen Auto Body in Carbondale, Pa.

Sean Donohue Back as Publisher of BodyShop Business

After a short hiatus to focus on brand-building initiatives at Babcox Media, Sean Donohue has returned as publisher of BodyShop

Maaco Celebrates Diversity Within Franchise Network

On May 21, World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, Maaco celebrated diversity within their family of more than 400 franchisees.

This Body Shop Owner Is Officially Unretired

After retiring to Hawaii 10 years ago, Lee Amaradio is back running his body shop. He thinks he needs a CAT scan.

Questions and Answers from the Collision Repair Industry

Although we’re experts in the collision industry, the changing automotive landscape brings several questions to the surface that we might not have the answers to.

New Car Book Raises Funds for Female Collision Students

When industry supporters purchase a copy of “What Cars Say,” a portion of the sale will be donated to a fund for future female technicians.

Babcox Mourns Passing of Tim Fritz, Longtime Editor and Friend

Babcox Media Editor Tim Fritz passed away on Feb. 23 from a heart attack. He was 53 years old.