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Mitchell, exclusive GM Collision Repair Network administrator, will oversee enrollments, ensure participants meet high standards for facilities, equipment and training SAN DIEGO, CA— August 8, 2018—General Motors and Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims and Collision Repair industries, today announced the launch of the Read more…


Source: Michelle Hellyar, CCC Solution suite enables collision repairers, insurers, and auto manufacturers to collaborate on safe, quality repairs CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) announced today the availability of CCC™ OEM Care, a suite of solutions that support OEM certification programs and enable collision repairers, insurers, and auto manufacturers to collaborate on safe, quality repairs. Included in Read more…


Source: LKQ Corporation CHICAGO, Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LKQ Corporation (Nasdaq: LKQ) today announced that it has appointed Meg Ann Divitto, John William Mendel, and Jody Greenstone Miller to its Board of Directors effective August 5, 2018. Joseph M. Holsten, Chairman of LKQ Corporation, stated, “Our three new directors complement and enhance our Board with Read more…


Source: LKQ Corporation July 26, 2018 Revenue growth of 23.3% to $3.03 billion Organic revenue growth for parts and services of 7.2% Growth of net income attributable to LKQ stockholders of 4.0% to $157 million; adjusted net income increased 17.6% Second quarter 2018 diluted EPS attributable to LKQ stockholders of $0.50; adjusted diluted EPS of $0.61 2018 Read more…


Smithfield, RI – The Automotive Body Part Association (ABPA) voiced our opposition to the proposed Section 232 automotive tariffs at a July 19, 2018 hearing at the Department of Commerce in Washington, DC. Representing the ABPA at the hearing was Chairman Christopher Northup of Professional Parts Group. “Parts and related services are the fuel that keeps the Read more…


Source: CollisionWeek Representatives from Auto Care Association, Automotive Body Parts Association, Certified Automotive Parts Association and the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association testify against imposing broad-based tariffs on imported automobiles and parts. Among a full day of testimony by executives from more than 40 auto industry businesses and associations, representatives of both OEM and aftermarket parts testified Read more…


Source: Collision Repair Education Foundation Hoffman Estates, IL – July 19, 2018 – The Professional Parts Group has displayed its commitment to the future of the collision industry by donating over $50,000 in parts to collision schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The donations provide students studying for a career in the collision industry with much Read more…


Source: CollisionWeek ABRA, Boyd, Caliber and Service King continue to grow their total number of locations though annual unit growth and percentage growth has slowed somewhat since high in 2014. While the rate of acquisitions and new collision repair facility openings by the four large multiple collision repair shop operators (MSOs) in North America has slowed somewhat Read more…


Source: Auto Care Association BETHESDA, MD – July 2, 2018 – The Auto Care Association last Friday urged the Trump administration to consider the severity of unintended consequences that may ensue by imposing tariffs on imported autos and auto parts, including the negative impact it would have on both the U.S. automotive industry and the jobs created Read more…


Source: Automotive Service Association NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, June 29, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) announced that ASA President and Executive Director Dan Risley will be resigning effective July 13. Risley has accepted a position with CCC Information Services Inc. in his home state of Illinois. For the past five years, Risley was working remotely Read more…

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