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 Jan. 16.

Oka’s Collision Centers of Hawaii Purchases Island Fender

Oka’s Collision Centers of Hawaii, a family-owned company with more than 50 years in business, has announced the purchase of Island Fender in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Crash Champions Expands in Connecticut

Crash Champions announced that they have acquired Gengras Collision Center in East Hartford, Conn.

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WyoTech’s $16M Expansion Brings Need for More Instructors

The school seeks new instructors to staff its new 90,000-square-foot expansion and accommodate its burgeoning student body.

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CREF Celebrates a Successful 2022

CREF saw over $12 million in support distributed in 2022 in support of collision repair educational programs, schools and students.

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2022 BSB Year in Review: Top Product News

Jason Stahl and Nadine Battah count down the top 10 product news of 2022.

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Crash Champions Acquires Regional MSO European Collision

Crash Champions announced it is continuing its fast start to 2023 with the acquisition of European
Collision.

Crash Champions announced it is continuing its fast start to 2023 with the acquisition of EuropeanCollision.

As one of the most reputable MSOs in the Southern U.S., European Collision operates four repaircenters across the Nashville and Atlanta metro areas. The acquisition officially closed on Jan. 27.

“Welcoming European Collision to the Crash Champions team is another proud moment as we continuea fast start to the New Year,” said Matt Ebert, founder and CEO of Crash Champions. “European Collisionhas served both the Atlanta and Nashville markets with consistent high-quality collision repair service fordecades. We look forward to the expanded service this acquisition brings to the overall Crash Championsnetwork in these key markets across the Southern U.S.”

SEMA Unveils Top Automotive Aftermarket Trends for 2023

The new “SEMA Future Trends – January 2023” report provides a detailed analysis of the industry’s most important issues and trends in 2023 and beyond.

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Driven Brands Appoints Danny Rivera to New COO Role

Driven Brands announced the appointment of Danny Rivera to the newly created role of chief operating officer effective Feb. 20, 2023.

Driven Brands Rings Nasdaq Closing Bell

Driven Brands Holdings Inc. rang the Nasdaq closing bell in Times Square on Friday, Jan. 13 in honor of the company’s two-year listing anniversary.

GM to Invest $20.5 Million to Prepare for EVs

General Motors Co. has announced plans to invest a total of $20.5 million across three of its Customer Care and Aftersales parts distribution centers, located in Memphis, Tenn., Ypsilanti, Mich., and Burton, Mich.

NABC Gifted 300-Plus Recycled Rides in 2022

The NABC gifted more than 300 refurbished vehicles worth $5.4 million to people in need of reliable transportation in 2022.