Subscribe: CollisionWeek: Automotive Collision Repair Industry News
http://www.collisionweek.com/collisionweek.xml
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
Tags:
aasp  appeared collisionweek  appeared  bill  collision repair  collision  collisionweek  hearing  repair labor  repair  sales  year 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: CollisionWeek: Automotive Collision Repair Industry News

CollisionWeek



Your source for the latest collision repair industry news, statistics and trend analysis.



Last Build Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:21:37 +0000

 



Certified Collision Group and asTech Announce Strategic Partnership

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:21:37 +0000

Repairify, Inc. announced they have signed an agreement with Certified Collision Group (CCG) that calls for asTech to be the Preferred Provider of diagnostic and vehicle electronic repair services for their national collision repair network. “At asTech, we protect people’s lives by ensuring proper repair of automotive electronic systems”, said Dan Young, VP Sales and […]

The post Certified Collision Group and asTech Announce Strategic Partnership appeared first on CollisionWeek.




Rhode Island Legislation to Expand Non-OEM Collision Repair Parts Restriction Scheduled for Hearing

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:39:00 +0000

House companion bill to Senate legislation that was held for further study is scheduled for a committee hearing tomorrow. Rhode Island House Bill 8013 (HB 8013) that seeks to expand restrictions currently in place on non-OEM collision repair body parts in first-party claims to any collision damaged parts is schedule for a hearing tomorrow, April […]

The post Rhode Island Legislation to Expand Non-OEM Collision Repair Parts Restriction Scheduled for Hearing appeared first on CollisionWeek.




BASF’s Wildman to Present to Refinish Distributors Alliance Collision Repair Customers

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:36:32 +0000

At the request of the Refinish Distributor Alliance (RDA), BASF’s Jeff Wildman, Manager OEM & Industry Relations, will present “The Increasing Influence of OEMs on the Collision Industry” to RDA members’ collision center customers through a GoTo webinar on May 23 at 2 p.m. EDT. Registration is available only to collision centers who are customers […]

The post BASF’s Wildman to Present to Refinish Distributors Alliance Collision Repair Customers appeared first on CollisionWeek.




Wards Projects Autonomous Vehicle Sales to Reach 10 Million Annually in 2030

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:34:13 +0000

Fully autonomous vehicles at least a decade away. A new study by Wards Intelligence concludes five automakers and six suppliers currently are leading the race to put self-driving vehicles on the road, including Daimler, General Motors and Waymo. According to the research Level 4 and Level 5 autonomous vehicles will make up close to 10 […]

The post Wards Projects Autonomous Vehicle Sales to Reach 10 Million Annually in 2030 appeared first on CollisionWeek.




AASP-MN Annual Meeting Featured Top Secrets of Greatest Collision Repair Shops

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:32:21 +0000

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Minnesota (AASP-MN) held its Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference, April 5, at the Doubletree by Hilton Bloomington – Minneapolis South, Bloomington, Minn.  With seminars covering topics on stress management, customer service, top secrets of America’s greatest body shops and how to survive and prosper in the auto repair […]

The post AASP-MN Annual Meeting Featured Top Secrets of Greatest Collision Repair Shops appeared first on CollisionWeek.




AASP/NJ Supports SkillsUSA Competition

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:29:31 +0000

On April 14, collision repair students throughout New Jersey demonstrated their talents at the 2018 New Jersey SkillsUSA Conference. Held at the Somerset County Vocational and Technical High School in Bridgewater, the event tested the students in a variety of areas including sheet metal, welding, plastic repair and estimating. Matt Brandner of Hunterdon County Polytech […]

The post AASP/NJ Supports SkillsUSA Competition appeared first on CollisionWeek.




California Bill Seeking to Overturn Collision Repair Labor Rate Survey Regulations Approved by Committee

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:35:44 +0000

At a hearing Wednesday, the California Assembly Insurance Committee approved Assembly Bill 2276 (AB 2276) by a vote of 13-0. The bill that seeks to modify collision repair labor survey regulations that came into effect last year. Beyond modifying regulations covering how insurance company survey of collision repair labor rates are conducted, the legislation would […]

The post California Bill Seeking to Overturn Collision Repair Labor Rate Survey Regulations Approved by Committee appeared first on CollisionWeek.




NIOSH Releases Frequently Asked Question Flyers for Respirator Fit Testing, Seal Test

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:31:19 +0000

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)  and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have produced two flyers that detail frequently asked questions (FAQs) on required respirator fit tests and user seal checks. Both the Fit Testing FAQ and the User Seal Check FAQ are available for download as Adobe Acrobat […]

The post NIOSH Releases Frequently Asked Question Flyers for Respirator Fit Testing, Seal Test appeared first on CollisionWeek.




PPG Reports $3.8 Billion Sales in First Quarter

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:22:59 +0000

Overall sales up nearly 9 percent versus prior year. Refinish up “mid-single-digit percentage” versus 2016. PPG (NYSE:PPG) reported first quarter 2018 net sales of about $3.8 billion, up nearly 9 percent versus the prior year. Net sales in local currencies grew approximately 3 percent year-over-year aided by higher selling prices of almost 2 percent. Selling […]

The post PPG Reports $3.8 Billion Sales in First Quarter appeared first on CollisionWeek.




Nationwide Will Transition to Fully Independent Agency Distribution by 2020

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:20:46 +0000

Nationwide announced its intention to shift entirely to an independent agency distribution model by July 1, 2020. The company is one of the largest insurance carriers that currently sells products through both exclusive and independent agents. Nationwide is the 8th largest private passenger auto insurer in the U.S. based upon its 2017 market share. Approximately […]

The post Nationwide Will Transition to Fully Independent Agency Distribution by 2020 appeared first on CollisionWeek.