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Las Vegas Body Shop Receives Perfect Google Plus Local Rating

New Look Collision Center, in the Henderson and Las Vegas Valley area, announced that it has received a perfect score, 30/30, on Google Plus Local, a web service that asks customers to rate and review businesses based on their experiences. This means that even after numerous reviews, they have no negative ratings and 100 percent

Airbag Solutions Adds Mercedes to Information Database

Airbag Solutions has announced that the AirbagSolutions.com database now includes Mercedes, Audi and Volkswagen in its lineup of 45 manufacturers covering more than 5,000 vehicles. “Our goal has always been to offer a standardized, one-stop source for critical OEM requirements to the collision industry. This brings us one step closer to that goal,” said Douglas

I-CAR Announces Training Schedule at ASRW

Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW) announced that I-CAR has released its training schedule for this year’s event and will provide 11 training classes beginning Wednesday, Oct. 10, through Friday, Oct. 12. Each instructor-led (live) class will last four hours. Online registration is available for $93/course at www.ASRWevents.com.   I-CAR is a long-standing supporter of

U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee Holds Hearing on PARTS Act

“What substandard non-OEM parts translates to for the brand owners, such as Ford, Chrysler and GM, is a tarnishment of their image…” says one witness at hearing.

AkzoNobel 2012 FIT Sustainability Honorees Lauded at Industry Awards Ceremony

Oka’s Auto Body, Keenan Auto Body and Enterprise recognized for pursuing sustainable business practices.

PMCLogic Now Available for Sherwin-Williams’ FormulaExpress

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has announced that paint and materials calculator PMCLogic now works directly with its internet-based mixing system, Formula Express. The software program is supplied by Macon, Ga.-based ComputerLogic, which has a 32-year history of automotive industry software support. PMCLogic enables collision repair specialists to properly track and invoice all paint and materials used

CARSTAR Adds Two Houston Shops to Network

North America’s largest MSO now has six locations in Houston area and eight within 45 miles of city.

Private Equity Partnership Purchases Sullair Corporation

The Carlyle Group and BC Partners to oversee management of the business.

ASA, Coalition Send Letter in Opposition to PARTS Act

The Automotive Service Association (ASA), along with 10 additional automotive industry organizations, sent a letter July 31 to the chairman and a ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet stating their collective opposition to H.R. 3889, the Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade and Sales (PARTS) Act, sponsored by Rep. Darrell

LKQ Announces Winner of GetGreen Sweepstakes

Parts manager at Fender Mender in Charleston, S.C., wins new Chevy Cruze.

Automotive Management Institute Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Automotive Management Institute (AMI) is accepting applications for the following six scholarships to be awarded this year: the Emil Stanley Merit Award, the BodyShop Business Magazine Scholarship, the Gale Westerlund/Richard Cossette Memorial Scholarship, the Tom B. Babcox Memorial Scholarship, the Automotive Video Inc. (AVI) Educational Scholarship and the Zurich “High Octane” Scholarship. The deadline

New Network of Body Shops Created to Compete with Corporate Chains

1Collision Network to market specific brand to insurers and consumers as well as improve shop performance in group environment.