Category: Auto Repair

California Governor signs AB 3141

September 19th, 2018 by

  September 18, 2018 — Sacramento, CA The 2018 California Legislative session was extremely successful for the automotive repair industry. The California Automotive Business Coalition (CalABC) along with other industry leader groups which includes: The Oil Changers Association, IAPA, ASCCA, CAWA, CAA, ACA, ITW, Tire Dealers Association with support letters from CNCDA and AAA (See Association

Cooks Collision Reaches $1.5M Settlement Over Hazmat Handling

August 1st, 2018 by

  from https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article215837655.html   July 31, 2018 — A statewide auto body shop has agreed to pay $1,525,000 in penalties following an investigation started in Sacramento over improper disposal of hazardous materials. The settlement with Cooks Collision and 15 district attorney’s offices was announced on Monday. The automotive repair company was found to have improperly stored and

California’s economy now the world’s 5th biggest

May 7th, 2018 by

from; https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2018/05/05/Californias-economy-now-the-worlds-5th-biggest/9901525537445/?utm_source=fp&utm_campaign=ts_tn_us&utm_medium=2   May 5 (UPI) — California, known for its Hollywood-based entertainment industry and Silicone Valley’s tech sector, is now the fifth largest economy in the world, according to new federal figures. The U.S. Department of Commerce released the new data Friday, which show California’s gross domestic product, or GDP, grew by 3.4 percent to $2.7 trillion last