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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Denver—Some collision repair shop owners call them “pennies from heaven.” The estimated damage of Colorado’s late September hailstorm caused $213.3 million in insured losses that resulted in 43,584 auto and homeowners insurance claims filed so far, according to Carole Walker...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Castle Rock, Colo.—When a last-minute clip or small trim piece is needed to complete a job, Alan Graves says his ability to deliver a car on time depends on his suppliers’ capacity for hotshot deliveries. “Without parts you can’t do anything,” said Graves, a 25-year...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Colorado Springs, Colo.—William Lanier, owner of Lanier’s Speed Shop, says he hasn’t reached in under a car hood since 1986 because he’s strictly an engine builder. Why? “Because it’s fun, and I’ve always said: ‘If it’s not fun, don’t do...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Englewood, Colo.—One may be the loneliest number, but two is enough to start a business in the worst recession since the Great Depression, which is exactly what owners of Transmission Specialty Warehouse, Jeremiah “JJ” Snyder and Keith Barajas, did. “We like to think we...
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 23:11
Denver—For Doug Ruppel, owner of Chevytruck Parts, what started out as motorcycle rides on Wednesdays turned out to be far more valuable than simply time off. The unintentional result, he said, was a consistent time slot to reflect on his business while he wasn’t there.  “I...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 23:11
New location features parts department with full-time staff and lifts in every bay Boulder, Colo.—When Independent Motors outgrew its facility on West Pearl Street, where it had operated for more than 30 years, Owner Bill Bender decided to build a new facility from the ground up instead of...
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 08:41
Denver, Colo., October 3, 2014 - State Farm®, the largest insurer in Colorado, brought in additional resources to help customers in and around the Denver metro area recover from the severe weather earlier this week.  As of Friday, more than 3,800 auto claims and approximately1,000...
Friday, October 3, 2014 - 08:21
Drive Train Industries is pleased to provide you with the “DTI Bulletin” email with a Clutch and Brake Training Update. Training (Denver & Greeley): Complimentary Clutch Clinics: Denver Classes: Location:  Drive Train Industries, 5555 Joliet Street, Denver, CO 80239 Date:...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 23:11
COLORADO Drive Train Industries will host two complimentary clutch clinics at its offices in Greeley, Oct. 8, and Denver, Oct. 9. Classes are from 5:30-7 p.m. and include a free dinner at 5 p.m. Instructor Craig Callaway, technical support specialist at ACE Manufacturing and Parts, will cover...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 23:11
Colorado Springs, Colo.—In a bid to better compete with consolidators, Joe and Carole Hamlin opened a second collision repair facility in June, officially earning status as an MSO. The couple’s original location, which opened in 2005, remains on Southmoor Drive in Fountain.  ...
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