Toyota’s new state-of-the-art Collision Repair & Refinish Training Facility in Plano, Texas now provides a full line up of classes, in addition to the classes offered at the Torrance, California, West Caldwell, New Jersey and Jacksonville, Florida collision training centers.
General Motors will incorporate Car-O-Liner’s complete line of CleanPrep Vacuum systems for their aluminum repair center, as well as their body shop, collision and refinishing service. Jaguar Land Rover has added Car-O-Liner’s CleanPrep Wet Mix Immersion Vacuum system.
From filing a claim to finding the right body shop, being in a collision can be extremely stressful. You can be a huge asset during this time by understanding your state’s laws and explaining to customers what their rights are when it comes to collision repair.
Auto PartsBridge continues to raise the benchmark in parts ordering by adding new features, such as access to more Toyota content including parts photos and repair bulletins as well as bringing Toyota data directly to the shop through the program.
CCC Information Services Inc. is working with Mazda North American Operations to address vehicle safety, creating a new method for the automaker to identify recalled vehicles and help collision repairers notify affected vehicle owners so that necessary, safety-related repairs can be made.
Wheel Pros, a designer, marketer, and distributor of branded automotive aftermarket wheels, performance tires, and accessories, has completed the acquisition of Amcor Industries, Inc. (d/b/a Gorilla Automotive Products), a designer and distributor of branded automotive aftermarket lug nuts and wheel locks.
In April, Ford dropped a bombshell in its quarterly earnings report – the company planned to discontinue almost its entire North American line-up of cars, retiring the Fusion, the C-MAX, Taurus and Fiesta by 2020.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. has acquired Wheel Pros Holdings, LLC in partnership with Wheel Pros' management team. Wheel Pros is a leading designer, marketer and distributor of branded automotive aftermarket wheels, performance tires and accessories. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Trainer and consultant Mike Anderson of Collision Advice continues his new series of FREE monthly webinars, entitled “Learn to Research, Research to Learn,” with a session conducted March 23 from Fiat Chrysler’s headquarters.
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