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 April 1.

Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships Opens New Collision Center

The Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships has acquired Lewes Body Works Collision Center in Lewes, Del.

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Facebook Interest Groups: Down the Rabbit Hole We Go

I joined a Honda Civic 11th Gen Facebook group and quickly realized I was out of my element.

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Guess the Car and Win $50!

Give us your answer for this month’s Guess the Car and you might win $50!

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BendPak Founder Don Henthorn Passes Away

Henthorn grew BendPak from a small machine shop to a global leader in car lifts and garage equipment.

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Bosch Auto Service Franchise Announces First Workshop Franchisee

Jim Adams, owner of Dick Adams Automotive in Salinas, Calif., has become the first owner to join the Bosch Auto Service Franchise. 

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Crash Champions has announced the expansion of its Maryland footprint with the acquisition of Modern Auto Body in Frederick, Md.

Crash Champions has announced the expansion of its Maryland footprint with the successful acquisition of Modern Auto Body in Frederick, Md. The acquisition officially finalized on May 17 with operations transitioning to Crash Champions, effective immediately.

“This is another proud step for the Crash Champions team as we continue expanding service across the state of Maryland,” said Matt Ebert, founder and CEO of Crash Champions. “We’re proud to welcome Modern Auto Body to the Crash Champions network and look forward to serving the Frederick community with trusted high-quality collision repair service.” 

Classic Collision Adds New Location in Virginia Beach

Classic Collision has announced the acquisition of H&T Collision Center in Virginia Beach, Va.

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The platform collects all of Hunter’s extensive learning content in a single place, offering dozens of free online courses worldwide.

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Bosch Auto Service Salinas Celebrates Grand Opening

Bosch Auto Service Salinas, formerly Dick Adams Automotive, received a full interior and exterior Bosch Auto Service rebrand, a new ADAS machine and more.