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The New Year presents new opportunities to expand your learning, and if you’re in the automotive glass repair and replacement industry, the prime opportunity awaits. Auto Glass Week™ returns to San Antonio Sept. 14-16, 2022. It is the only event … Continue reading
In the heart of San Francisco, alongside popular tourist attractions, car break-ins have spiked nearly 200% since last year, turning visitors into victims and creating what some business owners are calling an “economic pandemic.” On average, the city suffers about … Continue reading
When it comes to large windshields, replacement is more expensive, but repair is not impossible. Steven Maples, owner of Fix-A-Crack Windshield Repair & Replacement in McAllen, Texas, says that whether replacing is better than repairing depends on the situation. “Repairs … Continue reading
When it comes to windshields, size does matter. A windshield that is 71 inches tall and 104 inches wide will require more than one technician to complete the replacement process safely. “I’ve been doing RV glass for the past 35 … Continue reading
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Repair and replacement technicians start sharpening your skills! Everything is bigger and hotter in Texas, and now the competition prize money for Auto Glass Week™ 2022 (AGW), Sept. 14-16 in San Antonio, is smokin’. More than $6,000 in cash and … Continue reading
Tesla HQ is getting a new home. “I’m excited to announce that we’re moving our headquarters to Austin, Texas,” CEO Elon Musk said Thursday during a Tesla shareholders meeting. Click here to read more.
Tesla Insurance is poised to launch in Texas next month and New York in 2022, according to CEO Elon Musk, who gave additional details regarding the electric automaker’s insurance initiative on Twitter last night. Click here to read more.
A Texas law firm has dropped a proposed class-action lawsuit accusing Allstate of regularly calling unqualified expert witnesses. The Estes Law Firm, based in Richmond, Texas, filed the suit in January 2021 and represented nearly 10,000 Texas lawyers and law … Continue reading
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It’s still unclear if Tesla will be able to sell cars directly to customers in Texas when a local factory opens, but the company is now looking to become an electricity supplier in the Lone Star State. Click here to … Continue reading
The state of U.S. infrastructure has been in the news lately, but just how much does that infrastructure affect the amount of car repairs (including auto glass repair and replacement)? Plenty, as it turns out. A state-by-state fact sheet produced … Continue reading
“Mother Nature is going to do what Mother Nature wants to do,” said Jim Ricci, Vitro business development manager, US ARG, of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Texas area, as he recalled last week’s snowstorm. “Until it happens you can’t anticipate … Continue reading
The Boyd Group Inc. (the Boyd Group) recently announced it acquired a collision repair center in Pflugerville, Texas. This repair center previously operated as Masters Auto Craft, providing service since 2006, according to the company. “We look forward to providing … Continue reading
Two new bills could impact auto glass industry businesses in Montana and Texas. A Montana State Senator introduced a new bill, SB 251, that would require an auto repair shop to do repairs that follow the guidelines and directions from … Continue reading
Gerber Collision & Glass Bolsters Position in Texas, Acquires Paceline Collision Centers’ 9 Locations
The Boyd Group announced its acquisition of a multi-store operation consisting of 9 collision repair centers located in Texas which had operated as Paceline Collision Centers since 1998. The centers are located in Abilene, Copperas Cove, Killeen (2), Lampasas, Lubbock … Continue reading
The seven year-long legal battle concerning alleged defective glass between Ford Motor Company and Jose Leos-Ortiz has finally ended. In 2009 Leos-Ortiz was injured when his 1999 Ford Explorer rolled over on a Texas highway. Ford lost the civil product … Continue reading
Hurricanes are best known for the damage it leaves behind. High winds can move large bodies of water which can create storm surges, flooding and tsunami like conditions across the country. And some states are left with numerous destroyed vehicles … Continue reading
As hot weather scorches parts of the country in Southern California, Arizona and Texas, AGRR technicians are scheduling more jobs in-shop and doing their best to stay cool, says Dominique Contreras, a customer service representative (CSR) with Glass Doctor in Murrieta, Calif. Continue reading
Pittsburgh Glass Works has opened a new distribution facility in Laredo, Texas. Continue reading
“I’ve never seen cars destroyed like this,” says Leroy Perkins of the Perkins Insurance Agency in Abilene, Texas. “This is the worst damage I’ve seen in my 41 years in the insurance business.” The insurance losses from the damaged cars and trucks are expected to exceed $100 million from a storm that unleashed softball-sized hail in the area in the middle of June, according to the Insurance Council of Texas. Continue reading