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Parts Advisor Ryan Davis and Parts Manager Heidi Wood are the new team at Rickenbaugh Infiniti.
Dacono, Colo.—Dacono has a population of 4,100, though gauging from a building boom of emerging home divisions, shopping centers and outlets along I-25 north of Denver, that’s about to change. And has been changing. “It keeps growing — it’s constantly growing,” said Heidi Wood, parts manager for...
Nearly 300 Larry H. Miller employees volunteered their time for community causes, April 26.
MOUNTAIN Nearly 300 Larry H. Miller employees representing the 14 Larry H. Miller dealerships in Colorado volunteered during the annual Day of Service to honor, April 26, and continue the legacy of the company’s founder on his birthday. Since 2010, 9,744 employees have donated more than 38,972...
Car repair, placing cars, educating women about their cars and how to maintain them is Hands Automotive’s goal, says Dan Georgopulos.
Golden, Colo.—Back in 2011, Parts & People ran a story about a nonprofit, Hands of The Carpenter (“Hands”), operating its own repair shop named Hands Automotive. The shop’s goal was to establish a social enterprise repair facility that would make it possible to serve more women in need by...
Allen Martinez says facility and equipment upgrades have improved both productivity and culture at Prestige Imports Collision Center.
Lakewood, Colo.— If Allen Martinez had a chance to address fellow shop managers and owners at an industry meeting, he’d have a two-part message calling for unity. “I think we all need to be on the same page as far as repair procedures,” said Martinez, manager of Prestige Imports Collision Center,...
Greg Hrehovcsik and John Martin, Imagine’s owners, shared the honors. Martin created the custom color.
Strongsville, Ohio—A heavily customized 1957 Chevrolet dubbed “Imagine” and sporting a gleaming silver PPG finish claimed the Don Ridler Memorial Award at the recent 66th Detroit Autorama. The annual event, a gathering of custom-built cars and trucks, drew an competitive field of entrants vying for...
Showcases Career Opportunities for Colorado Tech School Students with North America’s Collision Repair Leader
CHARLOTTE (April 23, 2018) — One of the significant opportunities in today’s collision repair industry is inspiring young adults to pursue careers as collision repair professionals – filling the need for skilled technicians trained to work on technologically advanced vehicles. To help meet that...
DENVER (April 19, 2018) – On Thursday, April 26, nearly 300 employees representing the 14 Larry H. Miller dealerships in Colorado will volunteer during the annual Day of Service to honor and continue the legacy of the company’s founder on his birthday. Since 2010, 9,744 employees have donated over...
Washington D.C.—For the first quarter of the year, gas prices have been expensive. On average, motorists are paying a quarter more than at the same time last year. While pump prices have dipped in recent weeks, this is not a trend consumers should expect to linger. AAA forecasts the national gas...
Robert Grieve, Nylund’s Collision Center, in Englewood, Colo., is a guest panelist at the SCRS Repairer Roundtable.
Prosser, Wash.—The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) will be hosting the annual “Repairer Roundtable” from 9-11 a.m., on Wednesday, April 11, at the Westin in Westminster, Colo. The meeting is open to all industry participants, and is free of charge. SCRS requests that attendees pre-...
MOUNTAIN Northeastern Junior College, in Sterling, Colo., recently received a 2011 Freightliner Model 114SD Heavy Duty Truck donated by Daimler Trucks North America, Freightliner’s parent company, from its Portland, Ore., training facility, thanks to the NJC program’s sponsor, Floyd’s Truck Center...

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