N.Y. Body Shop Files Lawsuit Against Mercedes-Benz Dealer
Gregory Coccaro Jr., owner of North State Custom, has filed a lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz USA and Celebrity Auto, alleging that the dealership demanded kickbacks and other concessions in exchange for renewing the shop’s Mercedes-Benz collision repair certification.
Federal Appeals Court Reopens New York Body Shop’s Lawsuits Against Progressive, Nationwide
A federal appeals court has reversed portions of a lower court’s ruling in Nick’s Garage v. Progressive and Nick’s Garage v. Nationwide, reviving the collision repairer’s lawsuit against the insurers for alleged breach of contract and deceptive business practices.
Nu-Look Collision Recognized as a Top 100 Company in Rochester, N.Y.
The MSO has been a Top 100 Company for the last three years. This year, the company came in 69th place.
CARSTAR Ferber Automotive Opens in Angola, N.Y.
CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts announced the opening of CARSTAR Ferber Automotive in Angola, N.Y., owned by Thomas Ferber.
Carubba Collision Donation to Food Bank of WNY Will Help Feed Pets in Need
Carubba Collision Corp. President Joe Carubba recently presented a $2,500 check to the Food Bank of WNY in support of Feeding America and PetSmart Charities’ “Buy a Bag, Give a Meal” program.
Cadillac Testing Hands-Free ‘Super Cruise’ System in Coast-to-Coast Trip
A select group of drivers are putting Cadillac’s Super Cruise driver-assist technology to the test in 12 Cadillac CT6 vehicles, which departed Sept. 25 from Cadillac House in New York City en route to Los Angeles.
H&V Collision Center, GEICO Donating Vehicles to Three Military Veterans
The cars will be the 18th, 19th and 20th vehicles that H&V has donated.
Audi Demonstrates Self-Driving Technology in New York, a First for State
Audi became the first company to demonstrate an automated vehicle in New York, at an event near Albany.
Audi First to be Approved for Autonomous Vehicle Demonstration in New York
The automaker said it intends to demonstrate and test Level 3 automated vehicles in New York, or vehicles capable of automated driving at posted highway speeds when specific conditions are met.
New York: Bill Would Forbid Insurers from Specifying Aftermarket Collision Repair Parts on Newer Vehicles
The New York State Assembly is considering a bill that would require body shops to use new OEM repair parts on collision-damaged vehicles that are three years old and under.
Carubba Collision to Sponsor New York State Golden Gloves Boxing for 11th Consecutive Year
“It has been my privilege to support these young athletes who have trained so hard to compete in this American sports tradition,” said Carubba Collision Corp. President and CEO Joe Carubba.
H&V Collision Center Introduces Mobile Estimating Tool
Tool will allow customers to get free and confidential estimates on damage to their vehicle in minutes via their smartphones or tablets.