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Effective Marketing for Collision Repairers

Consistently marketing your collision repair business is important in order to ensure you reach customers before your competitors do.

Editor’s Notes 2.0: Cocktail, Anyone?

It’s always interesting when I go to cocktail parties and people ask, “What do you do?” What I usually tell them is, “I write about body parts.”

Refinish Distributors Alliance Holds 2016 Collision Solutions Training Seminar

RDA members, their key people and supporting manufacturers attended a day and a half of presentations at the Dallas seminar March 11-12.

Fix Auto Announces 100th Location

Fix Auto states that its rapid expansion is indicative of the commitment the network has made to expand purposefully and selectively in new and existing markets.

Cherokee Collision Center Opens New Location

Since being founded by Gene Sweeney in1993, Cherokee Collision in Marietta has become well known and highly regarded due to their quality workmanship backed by a lifetime warranty.

Ford Adds New Parts to Collision Parts Truckload Program

List prices on those parts, the additions of which include parts for the F-series, Focus, Fusion, Mustang and Explorer vehicle lines, have been reduced by an average of 15 percent.

GM’s MyPriceLink to Launch Nationally Dec. 1st

Repair facilities will have the ability to get immediate price visibility on all estimates written with Genuine GM Parts.

WIN Offers Free ‘Choice Management’ Webinar

Ruth Weniger, CEO of Airbag Solutions and 2015 Most Influential Woman award recipient, will share the three most important things you can do to shift from ineffective time management to high-performance choice management.

Ohio Deer-Vehicle Crashes Down, Costs Rising

According to State Farm, 2015 vehicle damage from deer collisions averages $4,135 per claim nationally – up six percent from the 2014 average of $3,888.

Aluminum and Steel Experts Announced for OEM Collision Technology Summit

Doug Richman of Kaiser Aluminum will present “The Future of Aluminum in the Automotive Industry,” while Dr. Blake Zuidema of ArcelorMittal will discuss “The Continuing Evolution of Advanced Steels in Automotive Bodies.”

SCRS Updates Industry on Latest Initiatives

Association talks about latest efforts regarding data mining, “alternative” or “opt OE” parts in estimating systems and the “bumper prompt.”

Google’s Self-Driving Car Gets Rear-Ended, Again

The accident marks the fourteenth time since 2009 that a Google self-driving vehicle has been involved in a collision.