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Online reviews are important to any OEM Certified auto body shop whose potential customers research online, which today, is virtually any shop. Why? According to a 2016 survey by BrightLocal, 84 percent of consumers trust authentic online reviews as much as they trust a personal recommendation. The survey found that while restaurants and cafes are the most common kinds of reviews respondents read, auto services was named as a key industry in which reviews are important to consumers, and 26 percent of respondents said they usually read auto service reviews before making a purchase.
There are more women drivers on the road than there are men according to research by the University of Michigan. Every driver has to visit an auto body shop - an industry that has a reputation for being a boys club. The best auto repair shop caters to all of its clients. It’s not about adding pink to your decor! Not sure how to stand out from the traditional crowd? Here’s a few tips.
Race is on to produce fully autonomous vehicle with collision avoidance system. But would your shop know how to repair it?
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Under the efforts of President Juan Manual Santos, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize earlier this year, the Colombian community has been trying to come together in the name of peace, even partnering to a certain extent with a rebel group, FARC, that has been historically known for violence since the early 1960s.
Collision repair professionals and insurance company representatives face off over the need for pre- and post-repair scans.
On October 2, 2016, Colombia held a vote to determine whether or not President Juan Manuel Santos’ peace agreement with Marxist rebel group, FARC, would become official. Santos was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this year, in part due to this peace treaty, which was the result of four years of negotiations in Havana, Cuba. Although most polls predicted that the people would vote in favor of the agreement, the results were divided and ended up being really close — 50.2 percent to 49.9 percent. Therefore, the treaty was not validated.
There is a saying in Medellin, “no dar papaya”, which means “don’t give opportunity”. This was the best safety advice I found while traveling in Colombia.
ON AUGUST 24, 2016, Colombian officials came to an agreement with FARC, a rebel group that has been active in Colombia for the last 52 years. Decades of violence and nearly four years of negotiations in Havana, Cuba have led to a peace agreement that goes on for hundreds of pages. This is a historic agreement. Here’s what you need to know about it.
Today, Latin America takes one step further on the path to Colombian peace. After 52 years of violence and nearly four years of negotiation, the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas have settled on a peace agreement, which is scheduled to be released to the public today.
Check out these nine expert tips for streamlining your collision estimating process and learn how to apply them in your shop.
Hoffman Estates, Ill. (December 13, 2018) – The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) 2019 grant and scholarship application period is now open to high school and post-secondary collision students who will be attending career and technical schools and colleges in the fall. The Foundation and its industry supporters offer over $200,000 in grants and scholarships annually, as part of their mission to promote collision repair education and create quality candidates for entry level job opportunities.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (January 24, 2019) –The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) is hosting a two day career fair on March 29-30 in collaboration with the Colorado Automobile Dealers Association (CADA). Held during the Denver Auto Show at the Colorado Convention Center auto dealers and collision professionals will have a chance to present career opportunities to student training for a transportation career and other attendees.
Since State Farm’s national PartsTrader program went into effect, shops and others in the industry have adapted. But it’s been a bumpy road, and changes may be just around the corner if pending legislation gains support.
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