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CARSTAR All Line Builds Business, Relationships Through Partnership with Local Honda Dealership

For CARSTAR All Line of Bolingbrook, Ill., a Honda ProFirst-certified facility, maintaining strong relationships with local Honda dealers is essential to its business.

CARSTAR Chicagoland Hosts Continuing Education Program on Ethics for Insurance Professionals

The CARSTAR Chicagoland Business Group recently held the third session in its four-part continuing education program on ethics for Chicago-area insurance professionals.

Wisconsin Body Shops Might Seek up to $1 Million in Damages from State Farm in DRP Labor-Rate Lawsuit

Pulera Collision, Armando’s Collision Center and Jay-Bee Collision Repair Center filed the lawsuit in June 2016, alleging that State Farm drove them from its Select Service network when the insurer lowered their hourly labor rate from $56 to $50 in 2015.

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Collision Repair Education Foundation Fundraiser Co-Hosted by PPG Raises $120,000

The funds raised from the event will support scholarships and grants for collision repair schools and students.

asTech Parent Repairify Completes Mobile Diagnostics Deal

Mobile Diagnostics provides mobile electrical automotive diagnostic services in the Chicagoland market, and will continue operating under the asTech brand.

Repairify, maker of the asTech scan tool, announced three acquisitions.
Service King Continues Northeast Development with 38th Chicago Repair Center

Service King has opened more than 30 repair centers in the Chicagoland area since 2015, and now operates 309 locations across 23 states.

CARSTAR Chicago Business Group Shows Continued Support for Local Fisher House

Donations and volunteer support help families of service members and veterans receiving treatment at the nearby VA hospital.

CARSTAR Owner Turns Body Shop into Fine Art Studio

The Chicago shop has now painted close to 40 of renowned artist Jeffrey Breslow’s works to date.

CARSTAR Expands MSO Network in Chicago

Company adds CARSTAR Ideal Auto Body to collision repair network, expanding presence in Chicago to 19 locations.

Service King’s Chicago Growth Rolls On With Loro Auto Works Acquisition

Acquisition marks company’s second in Chicago area this year.

Service King Expands in Chicago

MSO’s acquisition of six-store Central Collision Centers brings total locations in Chicago metro area to 13.