With each change in the collision repair market, there is the prediction of declines in the number of shops. If these predictions come to fruition, will they look as expected? 
VeriFacts Automotive
AutoBody-Review.com has partnered with VeriFacts Automotive to post the VeriFacts body shop certification standings in real time.
Collision Repair Education Foundation
The Hertz Corporation has donated $30,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation to assist the organization’s efforts to support high school and college programs, instructors and students.
I-CAR has two new courses available to refinish technicians: Refinish Materials and Application blending and Color Theory, Mixing Toners and Tinting.
The National Auto Body Council has extended its deadline for nominations for its two industry awards, the Award of Distinction and the Body Shop Image Award, to Friday, Oct. 3.
Caliber Collision Centers has acquired AutoPride Collision Repair Centers, which has six locations in Southwest Florida.
SEMA has named the 61 individuals who have received Memorial Scholarship or Loan Forgiveness awards.
Service King
Service King Collision Repair Centers has reached an agreement to acquire Car West Auto Body, a six-location MSO in Northern California. 
Service King Collision Repair Centers has acquired Marco’s Collision Centers, which has 7 shops in Southern California.
Collision Repair Education Foundation
The Collision Repair Education Foundation’s inaugural Cars, Careers & Celebrities Expo raised over $300,000 to be used for student scholarships, tool grants and instructor support.