June, 2008 Archives - BodyShop Business
Repairing the Hyundai Santa Fe Tailgate Garnish

A few weeks ago, your shop replaced a tailgate on a Hyundai Santa Fe. Everything looked great, and the fit and finish was to OEM standards. You took all the right steps, and your customer was happy when she picked up the vehicle. Now, your customer comes in stating that the paint is wearing in

Reliving the Old West

Honda marketing manager gets a kick out of gunslinging.

Who’s the Wolf?

I’m sure many of you saw the article on our Web site in “Breaking News” about the American Insurance Association calling auto repair anti-steering legislation a “wolf in sheep’s clothing.” And I’m pretty sure it irked you as much as it did me. The article basically said that this legislation could cost consumers millions of

Legislative Lowdown

Connecticut – A Connecticut bill that would require disclosure to consumers that they have the right to choose the repair facility to complete repairs to their motor vehicles was recently approved by the state’s Senate. House Bill 5152 will now go to Gov. M. Jodi Rell for final approval. If passed, the bill would require


Squeeze Type Resistance Spot Welding (STRSW) offers many advantages over MIG welding. But there are pitfalls to watch out for, which I have painfully experienced myself so you don’t have to.

A Legal Primer

Knowledge of your legal rights and your customers’ legal rights is critical to your long-term success.