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BASF Sponsors Society of Women Engineers

BASF recently kicked off its sponsorship of the Detroit chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) by hosting a professional development meeting at the company’s Southfield, Mich., campus.

Vocational Students Have Raised $115,000 for Automotive Program by Auctioning Restored Mustang

Students at Jordan Vocational High School in Columbus, Ga., winners of the Quaker State “Best in Class Challenge,” recently saw their restored 1996 Ford Mustang sell for $65,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction in Uncasville, Conn.

Head of Popular N.C. Collision Repair Program Resigns, Points to Caliber Collision Relationship

Paul Gage, the director of the collision repair program at Fayetteville (N.C.) Technical Community College, has resigned, pointing to the school’s close relationship with Caliber Collision as one of the reasons, according to a news report.

President Trump Signs Order to Expand Apprenticeships

President Trump signed an executive order aiming to make it easier for companies, trade associations and unions to develop federally recognized apprenticeship programs.

Cars Are Her Canvas: Artist Builds a Career in Collision Repair

Artist-turned-auto body worker Elise Groenewold has turned her passion into a rewarding career.

Service King Welcomes 34 Technicians to Apprenticeship Program

Service King welcomed 34 technicians to its Apprentice Development Program, at seven elaborate signing-day events held across the country.

Publisher’s Perspective: It’s Time to Belly Up to the Bar!

Every meeting I go to, whether it’s collision or mechanical repair, the big topic everyone is talking about is the technician shortage.

Audi Demonstrates Self-Driving Technology in New York, a First for State

Audi became the first company to demonstrate an automated vehicle in New York, at an event near Albany.

Mitchell Second Quarter 2017 Industry Trends Report Looks at Impact of Scanning

Latest report looks at the impact of scanning and diagnostics for auto collision repairs, how the insurance industry is using artificial intelligence, and more.

Nominations Open for SEMA Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for SEMA’s prestigious industry awards: Manufacturer of the Year, Person of the Year, Representative Agency of the Year, Warehouse Distributor of the Year and GEN-III Innovator of the Year.

Detroit High School Students Build 1965 Ford Daytona Coupe from 1,000 Parts

Here’s a high school project that most collision repairers would’ve loved to tackle: assembling a 1965 Ford Daytona Coupe from 1,000 parts.

PPG Foundation Donates $163,000 for Greater Pittsburgh Educational Initiatives

“The grants highlight PPG’s commitment to supporting its local communities and the foundation’s top priority of increasing educational opportunities for youth in the areas of math and technology,” the company said.