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 May 1.

Auto Glass Now Expands with 10 New Locations

Every location is prepared to provide their respective communities with full auto glass repair and replacement services.

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VinFast Partners with I-CAR for Collision Repair Training

VinFast, the first Vietnamese electric vehicle manufacturer, announced that I-CAR’s Gold Class shop level credentialing will be a requirement for its U.S. repair network.

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Is the Liability in ADAS Calibrations Overblown?

Jason Stahl talks with Nick Dominato of Autobolt on whether the liability factor in ADAS calibrations is overblown and OE vs. aftermarket glass.

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GM to Invest More Than $100 Million in CCA Facility

General Motors Co. has announced plans to invest more than $100 million in its Customer Care and Aftersales (CCA) Davison Road Processing Center in Burton, Mich.

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Glue Pull Repair: Efficient and Clean Repairs

Repair methods must evolve to keep up with changing technology, and one relatively new method of collision repair that’s growing in popularity, relevance and value is glue pull repair.

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Tesla Model Y Secures Position as World’s Best-Selling Car in 2023

Sales of the Tesla Model Y totaled 1.22 million units globally, up by 64% from 2022.

Despite facing many challenges, the global automotive industry performed well in 2023, according to JATO Dynamics. JATO data and estimations showed that for 151 markets across the world, a total of 78.32 million new passenger cars were sold last year. This marks an increase of almost seven million units from 2022 — a 10% increase.

Car ADAS Announces First Licensee in Las Vegas

Owners Tanner Scott, Cam Scott and Aja Domingo are proud to unveil their first calibration center addressing the increasing demand for ADAS in the region.

I-CAR Announces 2024 Board of Directors Election Results

Four members have been elected to join I-CAR’s board of directors.

Purnell Body Shop Joins CSN Collision

CSN Collision has announced the addition of Purnell Body Shop of Elkton, Md., to its network.

Repairify, NAPA Launch asTech Mechanical

The new device enables repair shops to connect directly to OE tools operated by certified technicians.

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Professionals Auto Body Announces FCA Certification

Professionals Auto Body of Duncansville, Pa., announced that is has achieved FCA certification, which includes Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep and Ram.

NABC Donates Recycled Ride to N.J. Single Mother

The NABC, GEICO and M3 Collision Powered by VIVE recently donated a refurbished 2020 Honda Accord to a needy single mother of twins.

CCC Introduces Build Sheets for Streamlining Repair Process

CCC Build Sheets provides collision repairers with detailed vehicle specifications based on the vehicle identification number.

PRT Releases 28 New Complete Struts in North America

The new items represent nearly six million vehicles in new coverage.