Top 5 Stories of the Week

Top 5 Stories of the Week

A recap of the top five stories on bodyshopbusiness.com during the week of Aug. 1.

Removing Insurers from the Collision Repair Process

Who is the customer? Is the vehicle owner’s angry uncle the customer? Is the vehicle owner the customer? The insurer? Let’s find out.

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CARSTAR Jeff’s Garage Opens in Fairport Harbor, Ohio

Jeff McKinney, owner of CARSTAR Jeff’s Garage, is a second-generation industry leader.

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CARSTAR Car Crafters Opens in Blue Ridge, Ga.

Jeff Beavers, owner of CARSTAR Car Crafters, began his career in the collision repair industry at the age of 18.

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ABRA Rapid City Hosts Open House Event

After two long years, guests were able to tour a 15,000-square-foot addition, learn more about ABRA, enjoy free food and mingle with others in the community.

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AirPro Diagnostics to Integrate with CCC Diagnostics

Through an integration with AirPro, collision repair users of CCC Diagnostics will soon be able to capture and document AirPro scan and calibration information in their CCC ONE workfiles.

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NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc., and Autel U.S. have again joined forces to create diagnostic webinar sessions. The sessions, to be initially released through Autel’s live webinar series, were created over three days of recording at NGK’s Technical Center at their U.S. headquarters in Wixom, Mich.

CARSTAR Ranked First Again in Collision by Entrepreneur

CARSTAR has been ranked number one in the collision repair category among the top franchises in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500.

Classic Collision Announces Executive Promotions

Classic Collision has announced the promotion of Alexander Brinkman and Cody Johnson to vice president of mergers and acquisitions.

CIECA Announces 2023 Board of Trustees Officers

The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association announced that its board of trustees has elected new officers for 2023.

ASE Partners with Michael Lewis for IMSA Racing Series

ASE will sponsor International Motor Sports Association driver Michael Lewis for the 2023 season.

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Crash Champions Hosts First Responders in Branson, Mo.

Crash Champions recently hosted more than 25 local first responders at its Branson, Mo.. repair center as part of an NABC F.R.E.E. event.

ABRA’s Mark Wahlin Announces Retirement

Mark Wahlin, a former ABRA franchisee and most recently ABRA’s vice president of franchise services and operations, has announced his retirement.

CCC ONE Repair Workflow to Integrate with CDK’s Dealer Management System

The CCC-CDK integration offers dealer-owned collision centers a way to seamlessly manage repairs from inception to billing.

Palm Springs First Responders Learn New Rescue Skills

The Palm Springs Fire Department learned new rescue skills on electric vehicles at a recent NABC F.R.E.E. event.