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Collision Repair Industry Snapshot Survey Now Open

$400 electronic tablet up for grabs in I-CAR and Collision Repair Education Foundation-sponsored survey.

CSi Complete Merges with TenPoint Insurance Solutions

Provider of customer satisfaction loyalty services finds synergy with TenPoint, which offers IT and business process outsourcing services for property and casualty insurance industry.

Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association to Discuss Toyota Predictive Estimating Concept

The Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association (WMABA) will host a meeting to discuss Toyota’s new predictive estimating concept Feb. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at Craftsman Auto Body of Dulles’ training center. Rick Leos, body and collision business development consultant for Toyota, will discuss the methodology and concept behind this new system. Lunch will be provided,

Chicagoland Suppliers Resisting PartsTrader

State Farm’s parts procurement program is getting a cold reception in the Windy City from suppliers that want to know why the insurer is playing on their turf.

Investcorp Sells CCC to Leonard Green & Partners

Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, has confirmed that it has successfully completed the sale of CCC Information Services to Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. The sale unlocks more than $550 million in proceeds for Investcorp and its investors. The CCC transaction closes out an active two months of exits for

Wedge Clamp Systems Renovates Website

Wedge Clamp Systems has announced the renovation of its website. Located at, the new website is easy to navigate and offers plenty of information and assistance to users. Visitors can read testimony from users, view Wedge Clamp’s latest news releases or download its complete catalog. Every single manual is also available for download, and

Progressive Settles Lawsuit with Greg Coccaro and North State Custom

Settlement comes just before Jan. 28 trial date, ending eight-year legal battle.

CARSTAR Adds New Location in Washington State

Complete Collision CARSTAR marks second location in city of Federal Way.

Three OEMs Confirm Attendance for NASTF Spring General Meeting

The National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) will host its spring General Meeting March 8 during the VISION Hi-Tech Training and Expo in Overland Park, Kan. Toyota, Subaru and General Motors executives have confirmed their attendance, and several other OEM service operation support divisions have indicated their possible attendance. The NASTF meeting agenda will include

AAIA Launches New Government Advocacy Website

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) has announced the release of its new government advocacy website at This new site offers enhanced ways for AAIA members to contact their legislators, contribute to the exclusive Automotive Aftermarket Political Action Committee (AAPAC), monitor state and federal legislation and take advantage of other important advocacy functions. “AAIA

Washington Metropolitan Auto Body Association Launches Labor Rate Survey

Survey aims to determine retail labor rate in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

AkzoNobel to Host 39th Biannual Acoat Selected Meeting in Sarasota, Fla.

Conference, to be held Feb. 6-8, is geared toward finding solutions to industry issues that are critical for long-term survival and sustainability.