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I-CAR, SCRS Release Collision Repair Tech Satisfaction Report

The survey of 800 collision repair techs showcases their opinions on compensation, culture and career opportunities.

Independent Repairers, Carmakers Strike Right-To-Repair Deal

The agreement affirms a 2014 national agreement on automotive right-to-repair.

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Mitchell Report Highlights Increase in EV Collision Claims

The report shows both the U.S. and Canada saw a rise in repairable claims frequency in the first quarter of 2023.

Mitchell Publishes ‘EV Collision Insights’ Report

The new report highlights EV trends impacting auto insurers and collision repairers.

Survey: More Shops Being Paid to Clear Customer Data

More collision repair facilities are getting paid for the labor to erase personal data for a customer whose vehicle has been declared a total loss.

Overheard: Fewer Miles Driven, Less Collision Repair Work?

Data from a number of states that have already reported their 2021 total crashes shows there is a correlation.

Service King Opens Location In Deer Park, Illinois

Deer Park’s first Service King marks the 34th facility in Illinois, with more than 300 locations systemwide.

GM Updates Collision Repair Network

First introduced in August 2018, the General Motors Collision Repair Network was designed to help promote customer safety, customer satisfaction and strong results for dealers and independent collision repair facilities.

Brian Driehorst Named Head Of Sales At Original One Parts

Driehorst served as the vice president of business development for Original One Parts from 2017 to 2020.

Automotive Collision Engineering Program Launched

This pilot program is a partnership between Enterprise Holdings and Ranken Technical College.

Axalta Extends Free Online Curriculum Offering

Online curriculum provides vo-tech schools with free content that covers all aspects of the collision repair industry.

Fix Auto USA Adds First Franchise Locations In Idaho

In addition to Idaho, Fix Auto USA operates in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.