Regional Coverage

St. Louis, Missouri. August 18, 2017 -- Ranken Technical College is proud to announce that it is now a committed participant in the Mopar CAP LOCAL national program. Ranken’s automotive transportation technology program will partner closely with designated local Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA)...
SEATTLE (August 17, 2017)— The CARSTAR Puget Sound Business Group hosted another hugely successful charity event, upping its total raised to more than $77,000 for the Seattle Children’s Hospital over the past two years, including some $37,000 during its recent 12th Annual CARSTAR Charity Golf...
(Portland, Ore.) August 24, 2017, – Portland-based and family-owned auto parts distributor and retailer Baxter Auto Parts/Performance Warehouse has expanded their Central Oregon presence with the purchase of S & S Auto Parts in La Pine. This adds to two existing stores in Bend, and stores in...
Steve Hahn (back center) and his team in front of the CARSTAR Metcalf location.
SOUTHFIELD, MI – August 14, 2017 -- CARSTAR Metcalf in Stillwell, KS is now locally-owned and operated and uses BASF’s Glasurit 90 Line paint system. “We have direct repair relationships with more than 20 insurance partners,” said Steve Hahn, CARSTAR Metcalf owner. “Now that this location is...
Winfield Award Winner: 1951 Ford
STRONGSVILLE, OHIO – AUGUST 3, 2017 -- A customized 1951 Ford wearing a gleaming PPG finish stole the show and drove off with the coveted Winfield Award for automotive excellence at the recent 18th annual PPG Syracuse Nationals held July 14–16 at the New York State Fairgrounds. Owned by Bruce Leven...
CHARLOTTE, NC (July 31, 2017) – CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts, North America’s largest Multi-Shop Operator Network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR Premier Collision Yelm at 103 1st Street N., Yelm, Washington 98597.  The CARSTAR location is...
Memorial contributions in honor of Robert P. Mallon can be made online to the NADA Foundation's Ambassadors Program
Robert P. Mallon, former president of the National Automobile Dealers Association and chairman emeritus of the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation, died on August 3. He was 83. "As a dealer, a NADA director and now chairman of NADA, I'm honored to have worked with Bob Mallon over the...
Start your engines…to celebrate the completion of a $170,000 renovation project designed to improve student learning in the Jefferson College Automotive Technology program, a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, August 18, at 9 a.m. in the Automotive Shop located in the Career and...
Photo by Mike Finnegan
SONOMA, Calif. (Aug 7, 2017) — Charitable events combined to raise more than $78,000 for Northern California non-profit groups during the 30th Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway, July 28-30. The proceeds from the majority of events will benefit Sonoma County youth organizations through...
“We pride ourselves on delivering within an hour from when the customer buys the product and we pull it,” says Brandon Washburn, Power Ford’s parts manager.
Albuquerque, N.M.—Ford remanufactured engines and transmissions come with entirely new internal parts as well as the auxiliary parts necessary to complete installers’ big work orders. Other companies often remanufacture parts within the engine or transmission itself, said Brandon Washburn, parts...

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