National Collision

Collision Repair Education Foundation seeking industry members to sponsor 45 local collision schools and provide new flooring to enhance programs professional appearance

Hoffman Estates, IL – January 30, 2015 – Industry companies are being asked to consider adopting one (or several) local collision school programs to enhance their professional appearance by sponsoring the purchase of new epoxy floor coating through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. As many collision school program floors have not been worked on since the program opened and instructors facing limited program collision to begin with, a newly epoxied floor provides a professional appearance for visiting school administration, parents, and prospective students.

Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 00:11
Leawood, Kan.—It’s probably the single most talked about vehicle introduction in the automotive repair community in the past two decades, and at press time, the aluminum 2015 Ford F-150 is finally here and hitting dealership lots. Is your shop equipped to repair it? Or are you taking a...
Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 00:11
Las Vegas—If there was a common thread to what many of the automakers conveyed at the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit, hosted in November during the SEMA Show by the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS), it was that collision repairers can expect to hear more from them than...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 09:35
Las Vegas—Axalta’s recent introduction of its low-VOC solventborne basecoat line, Cromax Mosaic, was the company’s response to customers’ requests for a product that provides the benefits of a traditional solvent basecoat while meeting low-VOC regulations in most of the U.S...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 09:30
Technicians can fill 100 hail dents in less than 15 minutes, company says Las Vegas—Hail season is sweeping the country with violent storms, and without a doubt, auto body repair shops will be busy repairing the damage. Collision shops are challenged to balance the workload and maximize...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 09:27
Las Vegas—Many vehicles earned industry accolades featuring Glasurit and R-M paint by BASF at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in November. Key top honors given to show vehicles featuring BASF paint include: Chevrolet Design Award for the Best Chevy in Show;...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Las Vegas—There are a number of reasons shop owners and managers may be looking at buying a new welder, and the ability to safely repair materials such as aluminum and high-strength steels is one of them. Continuing the buzz at NACE, much of the talk among collision repairers at the SEMA Show...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Technology has become a double-edged sword for collision repairers. It can distract drivers, leading to accident-damaged vehicles — or it can enable those vehicles to avert the accident before it occurs. Technology can help potential customers find your shop — or find your competitor...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Philadelphia—Axalta Coating Systems announced its Global Automotive 2014 Color Popularity Report. The report, which has annually tracked regional automotive color preferences since 1953, is the most comprehensive in the industry, company officials said. This year’s report offers an...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Las Vegas—With the need for valuable, pertinent information on the rapidly changing landscape at an all-time high, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) presented its first-ever OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center in...
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 00:11
Nashville, Tenn.—Nissan announced major new enhancements to the Nissan Certified Collision Repair Network program, launching a consumer-focused referral initiative that ties Nissan vehicle owners with Nissan Certified Collision Repair Providers.  To enhance relationships between...
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