National Collision

“Sensor fusion” integrates cameras, radar, laser, sensors, GPS and digital mapping to make drivers more aware of their environment and to help avoid collisions.
Alexandria, Va.—Over the years, car manufacturers have added back-up cameras, surround view, voice recognition and heads-up displays as vehicles have become more laden with technology. “We now have enough sensors, devices and ‘sensor fusion’ that the development of the autonomous car has reached a...
Over $200,000 In Collision School Grants To Be Awarded During Partner And Makeover Celebration What: Collision Repair Education Foundation’s Annual ReceptionWhere: SEMA 2017 – Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel – Renaissance 1 RoomWhen: 9pm-10:30pm (Local Time)Why: Showcasing our efforts to help collision...
Best Street Rod: 1932 Ford Tudor Sedan
STRONGSVILLE, OHIO – SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 PPG-painted cars took home major awards at the recent Shades of the Past 35th annual Hot Rod Roundup and the Goodguys 31st West Coast Nationals. Both events attract some of the nation’s best custom car builds, making for highly spirited awards contests. At...
Joseph F. McDougall has been named Senior Vice President and President, Global Refinish at Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA). In this new role at the company, Mr. McDougall will be responsible for Axalta’s global refinish business which provides coatings, application technologies and service and...
STRONGSVILLE, OHIO – SEPTEMBER 19, 2017       PPG has announced its schedule of custom painting classes for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year. The courses are designed to help paint technicians use PPG products to bring their imaginations to life and create one-of-a-kind paint schemes for...
RICHARDSON, Texas (September 14, 2017) — Service King Collision Repair Centers® this week welcomed its latest class of technicians to the quickly growing Apprentice Development Program. In total, 37 aspiring technicians took part in celebratory Signing Day events at 10 different Service King...
Jim Kvatek has been assigned in U.S. Eastern region.
Dan-Am Company, The exclusive independent distributor of SATA products in the US and Puerto Rico is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Kvatek and Tim Jackson to its Sales and Technical Team. Kvatek was assigned to the role of U.S. Eastern region, and Jackson to the roll of U.S. Western region...
CHARLOTTE (September 12, 2017) – The Driven Brands Charitable Foundation (DBCF) has partnered with parent company Driven Brands’ retail automotive brands to help raise funds for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief through the American Red Cross.  Driven Brands’ participating companies...
SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired – September 12, 2017) -Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, today released its Industry Trends Report (ITR) for the third quarter of 2017. In...
ST. PAUL, MN (August 31, 2017) -- 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division held a unique celebration of classic car culture as part of the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise week – bringing in 10 leading automotive painters from around the world to demonstrate their painting skills with the latest 3M solutions...

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