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Meet the Auto Body Instructor: Kevin Lester

Kevin Lester’s excitement for his collision repair and automotive refinishing program at Gaithersburg High School is contagious.

Sticker Shock at the SEMA Show

This year’s SEMA Show held a new surprise for me — a secret drop-off at our booth in the form of a mysterious sticker.

Keys To Making 2023 A Huge Success For Your Auto Body Shop

Stopping daily work to work “on” your business instead of “in” your business is essential in order to deliver change in the new year. 

Vehicle Scanning & Calibration Technology

Scan tools and calibration equipment have come a long way as far as ease of operation and ability to access the vehicle.

Auto Body Consolidation Update: What Will 2023 Bring?

The bull market of consolidation is expected to continue in 2023 even amidst high inflation, rising interest rates and other challenges.

The Great Awakening: Collision Repairers Taking a Stand

Many repairers are now taking a stand, realizing they cannot conduct business the way they used to.

CARSTAR Fort Collins: Process Produces Performance

The new facility that CARSTAR Fort Collins moved into was designed with organization and performance in mind.

Welding on a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

As more and more HEVs and EVs roll into your shop, there are considerations to take when welding.

Are Collision Repairers Their Own Worst Enemy?

It’s always been easy for repairers to see insurers as the bogeyman that causes all of their problems, but insurers are merely taking advantage of repairers’ lack of business knowledge and acumen.

Is Auto Glass Replacement Right For Your Auto Body Shop?

With ADAS features, required calibrations for auto glass and the variety of repairs currently being done in shops, glass seems an obvious fit to today’s business model.

Fly High, John: Remembering John Mosley

When I started out in the auto body industry, I quickly learned to appreciate people who were willing to teach me … and one of those people was John Mosley.

NABC Donates Recycled Rides to 15 San Antonio Veterans

The NABC, along with USAA and a host of collision repair facilities, recently donated refurbished vehicles to 15 deserving veterans and their families at USAA headquarters in San Antonio.