New York Archives - BodyShop Business
New York Bill Would Require Shops to Follow OEM Procedures

A new bill was recently introduced in the New York State Assembly that would require auto body shops to adhere to OEM repair procedures but would let current alternative parts laws that don’t mandate an OE part stand.

New York State considers bill forbiding insurers from specifying non-OEM crash parts on newer vehicles.
Cole’s Collision Centers Promotes Two Managers

Cole’s Collision Centers, based out of the Albany, N.Y., area, has promoted Anthony Valenti to manager and Amanda Giancamillo to assistant shop manager. 

New York State Assembly to Consider Bill that Would Crack Down on Staged Auto Accidents

Senate Bill 421 would make the crime a Class B, C or D felony depending on prior criminal history, specifics of the staged incident or if injury or death occurred.

H&V Collision Center Recognized for Supporting Toys for Tots

H&V Collision Center, a New York MSO, recently received Toys for Tots’ Volunteer Excellence Award for its support of the 2017 holiday toy drive.

New York MSO Cole’s Collision Centers Featured in Local Newspaper

A dozen years ago, John Cole and his wife used their home as collateral to open their first shop. Today, Cole’s Collision Centers has five locations and 85 employees in New York’s Capital Region.

Carubba Collision Donates $20,000 to Western New York Charities

Carubba Collision Corp. President Joe Carubba recently donated a total of $20,000 to a pair of local charities in Western New York.

The Collision Centers Acquires Sixth Location on Long Island

The Collision Centers of New York announced the acquisition of Silver Star Collision in Port Jefferson, N.Y.

The Collision Centers in Long Island, N.Y., Highlights Longtime Painter Cesar Estrella

In March, Cesar Estrella will celebrate his 15th year with The Collision Centers, an MSO in Long Island, N.Y.

Carubba Collision Adds Facilities in New York

Carubba Collision Corp. announced that it has expanded its operations in New York state.

The Collision Centers of New York and Toys for Tots Give Children a Special Christmas

The MSO’s five stores had collection boxes at each shop and served as designated drop-off centers for those customers who wanted to drop off toys for underprivileged children.

Cole’s Collision Centers Now Certified for Jaguar and Land Rover Aluminum Repair

The New York-based MSO joins a list of only 105 certified shops in North America to have obtained this certification.

H&V Collision Center Earns Certification for Ford Aluminum Repairs

H&V Collision Center, the largest independently owned collision repair business in New York state’s Capital Region, announced that it has been certified by Ford to repair F-150 aluminum-bodied pickup trucks.