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Local auto shop has been serving Des Moines for 90 years

DES MOINES, Iowa – A consignment shop with roots across the country has found a home in Des Moines. For nine decades, Merrill Axle and Wheel Service has been a downtown staple. It has been a family business for five years. Marcellus Merrill opened the Des Moines site in 1932 and Richard Hays ran it. […]

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Illinois community concerned about auto shop project

May 9, 2022 – Samir and Ghada Sharabatee are facing backlash from a local homeowners association regarding their proposed Hinsdale Discount Tires and Automotive store in Hinsdale, Illinois. According to PatchJMS Auto Service was previously located at the proposed site, but that business closed in 2019. The Hinsdale Planning Commission recommended a permit for Sharabatee’s […]

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Concerns over planned Hinsdale auto shop

HINSDALE, IL — A planned auto repair shop for southwest Hinsdale has involved a neighboring homeowners association. Samir and Ghada Sharabatee ask the village to allow Hinsdale Discount Tires and Automotive to open at 5837 S. Madison St. JMS Auto Service was on site for years, but closed in 2019. In February, the village plan […]

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Do you have an unused bike in your garage? Students at Jacob Hespeler’s auto shop are ready to fix them for families in need

Hespeler High School students repair the bikes and then give them back to the community Jacob Hespeler Secondary School, Cambridge (JHSS) is once again seeking bicycle donations for its annual community bicycle program. Students from JHSS’s Auto Shop program repair bikes for the program, led by auto shop teacher John Ottama. The bikes are then […]

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Alabama auto shop owners design anti-theft cages for catalytic converters

As the number of catalytic converter thefts soared nationwide, an Alabama auto repair shop began building anti-theft cages that cover emission devices. Dean and Cory Parker, owners of Dean’s Auto & Exhaust in Daphne, Alabama, said they’ve installed six cages so far. Rebar cages cost around $400, but that’s far less than the $1,000 to […]

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Harlem developer unfairly tries to relocate auto store, lawsuit claims

EAST HARLEM, NY – The owner of an East Harlem auto repair shop is suing the shop’s new owner, saying he’s trying to force the business to make way for an apartment tower he wants build on the block. For 15 years, Prestige Auto Repair has run a “thriving” business at the corner of Third […]

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A Gaithersburg auto shop destroyed in Saturday’s fire

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue spokesman Pete Piringer reported the blaze to the Diamond Auto Clinic around 6:20 p.m. Saturday. Scenes from the fire that destroyed the Diamond Auto Clinic in Gaithersburg, Maryland on Saturday. Pete Piringer/Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service Scenes from the fire that destroyed the Diamond Auto Clinic in Gaithersburg, Maryland […]

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The family of the owner of an automobile shop have obtained the path of justice after the death of mesothelioma

Posted on April 15, 2022 Frank LaBarre’s malignant mesothelioma came about after decades of working as a tire repairer and salesman and owner of his own auto repair shop. He filed a personal injury lawsuit against the makers and sellers of several brands of asbestos-contaminated brakes, and although he died before his case was heard, […]

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Democrat auto shop owner seeks Herrera Beutler seat

Rick Bannan / [email protected] An auto shop owner on the east side of Washington’s Third Congressional District believes her knowledge of navigating small business gives her a better perspective on Southwest Washington’s issues at the federal level. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez officially announced her intention to run for the U.S. House of Representatives seat currently held […]

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Windsor ON Car Repair Comparative Marketplace – Auto Shop Finder Launched

Windsor, Ontario, Canada – April 11, 2022 — Auto Fix Buddy, an auto comparison company serving locations across Ontario, Canada, including Windsor, offers a new auto repair comparison marketplace. More information can be found by visiting https://autofixbuddy.com The newly launched auto repair marketplace allows car owners to find auto repairs at over three million auto […]

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Windsor ON Car Repair Comparative Marketplace – Auto Shop Finder Launched, Business News

Windsor, Ontario, Canada – April 11, 2022 — Auto Fix Buddy, an auto comparison company serving locations across Ontario, Canada, including Windsor, offers a new auto repair comparison marketplace. More information can be found by visiting https://autofixbuddy.com The newly launched auto repair marketplace allows car owners to find auto repairs at over three million auto […]

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Torrington Mechanic Turns Auto Shop Into A Beekeepers’ Haven

TORRINGTON — For Ed Bahr, beekeeping started as a hobby. Today his former auto repair shop on South Main Street has been converted into a beekeeping shop and workshop. Healthy hives and proper bee care are important to Bahr – and should matter to all of us. “Everything else on your plate is due to […]

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Twin Cities auto shop to pay employee it forced out $60,000

ROSEMOUNT, MN (FOX 9) – A Rosemount auto repair shop will pay a former employee $60,000 after forcing an employee off the job after reporting a manager racially and sexually harassed him. The Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) announced Thursday a settlement with Linn Retail Centers Incorporated, owner of Paramount Auto Service in Rosemount, […]

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Machete-wielding man threatens workers at Madison auto shop

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Workers at a Madison auto store retreated to the garage to call 911 after a 34-year-old man entered the store on Monday, placed a machete on the counter and threatened to cut them down. kill, the Madison Police Department said. Two officers were injured while trying to arrest the suspect, who […]

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This Tucson-Area Auto Shop Comes Right To Your Door | Business

As CEO of a large regional auto repair chain in Tucson, Jeff Artzi became convinced that there had to be a better way to serve customers than the traditional auto shop experience. In 2014, Artzi launched his auto repair business, OOROO Auto, based in Oro Valley, with the goal of providing a better work culture […]

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Houston crime: Man wanted after auto shop receptionist was whipped in robbery attempt

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – The receptionist at an auto improvement store was whipped by a man demanding money Monday morning. Exclusive details on the Eastex Freeway service road near Olana Drive had only been open for an hour and a half when the owner said a red Chevy truck was backing up outside their front […]

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The Rochester Auto Shop was badly damaged following a large fire on N Clinton Ave.

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) – A major portion of All City Auto Parts located on North Clinton Avenue was declared a loss after fire spread throughout the building early Monday morning. Firefighters responded to 1525 North Clinton Avenue around 5:30 a.m. to reports of cars on fire. Once at the scene, they began to put out […]

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Auto Shop Employees Report Seeing Fireball Erupt From Basement As Roof Collapses | Law and order

A man was injured on Friday morning when a fireball reportedly erupted from the basement of Shawn’s Master Auto Repair as the roof collapsed in the 7000 block of Hampton Avenue. Pam Mead said she and Jeane Garth were working in the auto shop office around 9.40am when they heard a loud bang. Her husband, […]

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1 injured after explosion at South St. Louis auto shop

ST. LOUIS – An explosion at an auto repair shop in South St. Louis injured an employee and caused the building to partially collapse. The explosion occurred in the basement of the Master Auto Repair on Hampton Avenue. An employee was trying to get out of the building when he saw the fireball and the […]

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Auto Shop Handles Adversity to Celebrate 48 Years

This year will mark 48 years in business for the family business Grafton Muffler. The shop began in 1974 when Milt Rennicke began working at Riebe Oldsmobile in Grafton, formerly located at 481 Port Washington Rd. He had just completed his term in the military, where he was stationed in Panama as a mechanic, and […]

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My auto shop is starting to bring mechanics to the doors, meeting Covid-driven demand

Tuesday, March 29, 2022, 3:02 p.m.Press release: My car shop After two years of innovating the auto repair industry, Kiwi Marketplace My Auto Shop has just launched another new service to bring mechanics to Kiwis. “You’ll soon see our remote technicians, in bright yellow, black and white vans, bringing automotive repairs to customers’ homes and […]

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This Tucson-area auto shop does home visits and offers subscriptions | Business

But large repair chains have largely been slow to adapt to changing customer needs, Artzi said. Now, driven by technology and to some extent the growth of on-demand home services in general related to the pandemic, mobile auto repair is beginning to take off nationwide. Several well-funded startups, including RepairSmith and YourMechanic.comoffer mobile service essentially […]

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603 MTech & Mobile Service reinvents the automotive workshop experience

Aware of the stigma common to auto shops, 603 MTech & Mobile Service LLC took it upon themselves to rewrite the narrative. Every car owner knows that a good auto technician is worth their weight in gold. Yet finding one is like looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack. The internet itself is littered […]

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Auto shop sees influx of customers fixing used cars

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Inflation continues to rise across the world and right here in Kentucky. This affects the prices of food, gasoline and travel. Complete Automotive Repair Inc. is a company that is facing an influx of customers looking after their old used cars due to the ever increasing car prices. Since 1985, Complete Auto […]

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Galena dealership acquires long-standing automotive workshop

Business Advice Wanted Do you have an interesting story or timely tip to share about a local business? Ideas can be shared with business reporter Kayli Reese at [email protected] or 563-588-5673. Biz Buzz shares tri-state business information. In addition to this update from Galena, Illinois, we will share additional local developments in Tuesday’s edition. Vehicle […]

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Wild surveillance video shows car theft from Norfolk auto shop

NORFOLK, Va. – Surveillance video shows a BJ auto mechanic checking the tires of a white Toyota Avalon. Moments later, an SUV pulls into the auto shop parking lot on E. Virginia Beach Boulevard in Norfolk. You can see a man coming out, casually walking towards the Avalon. Then, he jumps into the driver’s seat […]

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Kyiv Auto Shop adapts captured Russian weapons to Ukrainians

This general view shows a Russian tank in the town of Irpin, west of kyiv, on March 4, 2022.Photo: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP (Getty Images) Russia continued its invasion of Ukraine, a country with a military budget smaller than that of the city-state Singapore – but the Ukrainians have been resourceful in their acquisition of […]

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GTA Online: Best Automotive Shop to Buy

What is the best car shop to buy in GTA Online? the Automotive workshop is a new Business in GTA online which allows you to run a legitimate car modification business and take on slightly less savory contracts on the side. unlike others Companies in the game there is no passive method of earning money, […]

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Marietta’s auto shop closes, leaving customers looking for vehicles

Customers looking for cars after a car store closes Customers say they dropped their vehicles off at a longtime Marietta body shop for repair, then, without warning, the company disappeared with their vehicles. MARIETTA, Ga. – Vehicle owners have reached out to FOX 5’s I-Team for help: They’ve dropped off their cars and trucks at […]

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Investigation underway at Colorado Springs auto shop after engines go missing and business closes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) — An investigation into a Colorado Springs auto shop is ongoing as more than a dozen people claim the company took their money and didn’t do the job it promised. 11 News spoke to a group of customers who said they filed a police report related to SL Performance Boxer engines. […]

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NJ Auto Shop finds human teeth stuck in car after fatal shopping cart crash: report

A body shop has found human remains stuck in the undercarriage of a car more than a month after a crash that killed a man push a shopping cart on the New Jersey Turnpike, local police confirmed. A female driver involved in the accident took her car to the Goodyear Auto Shop in Linden on […]

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GTA Online Adds New Auto Shop For Elite Driving Performance Upgrades

The PS5 and Xbox Series versions of GTA Online will include a new Automotive Store with elite performance upgrades that take advantage of the new consoles. The next PS5 and Xbox Series X/S versions of grand theft auto online will feature a Special Works car shop within the LS Car Meet, allowing users to unlock […]

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Local auto shop no stranger to shortages in garages nationwide | News

Mechanics wait for parts, sometimes 2-3 weeks at a time. UTICA, NY (WKTV) – Bloomberg reported shortages in the auto industry hitting garages in October 2021. CBS did a national history in November. Detroit, Seattle and other news outlets reported on pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions for […]

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Officials investigate cause of fire at Ambler Auto Shop – CBS Philly

AMBLER, Pa. (CBS) — A fire at Ebner’s Auto Inc. on South Main Street in Ambler took crews more than four hours to bring under control on Thursday. The fire disrupted regional rail service and forced some people to evacuate. People were working inside the body shop when it caught fire. They say they feel […]

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A Toronto Auto Shop Just Gave Away 100 Free Tacos With Oil Changes

What goes better together in Toronto than tacos and oil changes? It might not be peanut butter and jelly, but a usual promotion from a local auto shop offers a free taco and drink with every oil change. Liqui Moly Oil Change at 1138 Dufferin St. offered free tacos from their neighbor across the street […]

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Heights auto shop owner seriously injured when car thief runs him over

Neighbors and customers have shown ‘overwhelming’ support for the beloved car repair shop owner as he recovers in hospital from serious injuries. HOUSTON — A long-time mechanic in Houston Heights Neighborhood was seriously injured on Friday morning when he was approached by a man who stole a car he was repairing. Tarfin Micu, 65, was […]

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Auto Shop accused of paying ex-employee in oily pennies sued by feds

An auto repair shop in Georgia that went viral last year for allegedly giving a former employee his last paycheck in thousands of pennies covered in oil, requiring almost seven hours of cleaning, is now being sued by the Department of Labor. A OK Walker Autoworks and its owner, Miles Walker, in Peachtree City, are […]

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Thieves hit an auto store that has been in Jackson for nearly three decades on Christmas morning

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Catalytic converters continue to be a popular item for thieves. More recently, an auto repair shop that’s been in Jackson for nearly three decades was hit on Christmas morning. Allen Enterprises owner George Allen said there were at least two other car shops in the area that also had catalytic converters […]

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Freeport Withdraws Auto Shop Ordinance | News

FREE PORT – The city is backtracking on a law passed in October limiting the number of vehicles that can be stored outside auto repair shops. After mechanics at several stores expressed dissatisfaction with the ordinance at Monday’s city council meeting, members voted 3 to 1 to repeal the law with the intention of rewriting […]

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Denver Queer-owned auto store proves there’s room for everyone in Petrolhead Land

We have all undoubtedly heard that being a humble auto mechanic is “a man’s job”. Obviously, we have to change our vocabulary because the world is changing fast. Gender norms are removed and everyone doing what they want with their life is the way of the future. In America, anyone with a dream and the […]

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Auto Shop Jobs recruits exclusively for the automotive industry

No matter what stage of your career you are in, Auto Shop Jobs offers automotive technician jobs at all levels. If you’re looking for jobs in Connecticut, choose from automotive customer service manager jobs with a recruiter who puts your needs first. Frederick, United States – December 20, 2021 – September 13, 2021: Auto Shop […]

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The new auto store aims to welcome everyone

“The goal was to really do everything right. To do it the best that we can, whether it’s just the aesthetics or the equipment we bring, the way we post pricing and things like that on our website, ”said Haug. “It’s all about being honest, open and trustworthy because I think that’s something that’s lacking […]

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Gay-owned auto garage Good Judy Garage opens in Sheridan

CC Haug has always had a passion for cars, having grown up in a family that owned car dealerships and workshops. This interest led her to continually tinker with racing cars and bespoke vehicles for fun and eventually to pursue a degree in science and mechanical engineering at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. […]

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Pasadena, Texas parking ordinance pushes Oz Mechanics auto store to court

PASADENA, Texas (KTRK) – The Institute for Justice, which represents the owner of Oz Mechanics, says the city of Pasadena’s latest parking ordinance harms small businesses and violates the Texas Constitution. Azael Sepulveda, known as Oz, owns Oz Mechanics in Pasadena and has said it was his dream to open his own store in the […]

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Kevin Kee Closes Auto Store After 28 Years Of Racing At Edina | Edine

A small yellow car is also in front of the store, waving to customers. (Sun Current staff photo by Caitlin Anderson) In addition to the notoriety that comes from occupying a bright yellow building on a busy road, Kevin Kee’s Auto Service has earned a reputation as a place of reliable service and strong camaraderie, […]

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Long-standing local auto store sold to new owner | Business

Kathryn van der Pol said she and her husband, Sybren, had received offers to sell their neighborhood auto store to real estate developers, but they declined because they wanted the historic Garden Oaks business to stay. . The longtime owners of Liberty Hoepfl garage, 4610 N. Shepherd Dr., finally received an offer they couldn’t refuse, […]

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Best Auto Workshop / Mechanic: Pinkalla Auto Solutions LLC |

Sam’s Auto Shop, 4315 Byrd Ave., Racine Stu’s Auto Services, 3824 Washington Ave., Racine What makes your business the best in Racine County? What stands out more than anything in our store are without a doubt our incredible customers, many of whom are third generation. We make all of our decisions based on what’s in […]

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Thieves steal catalytic converters from Springfield auto shop

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – Police are investigating the theft of catalytic converters from a Springfield auto shop. Thieves hit Rick’s Automotive near Campbell and Sunshine on Sunday October 24th. Staff caught two men stealing four catalytic converters from cars on a security camera. The two men also attempted to steal a car from the parking […]

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Improve your mechanic skills at the Garage> FE Warren Air Force Base> Features

FE WARREN AIR BASE, Wyoming – “We do our best to help Airmen and teach them what to do with their cars,” said Greg Winters, auto mechanic at the Automotive Skills Center. The Auto Skills Center is an indoor space where clients can work on their vehicles and have access to various tools and resources […]

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Set up your own car at this DIY store on Chicago’s south side

CHICAGO – Gearhead Workspace is the city of Chicago’s only DIY auto repair shop. The garage – located in the Bridgeport neighborhood – has all the tools and space customers need to fix their own cars. The garage opened several years ago, but only recently moved into its permanent space on 35th Street. In the […]

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Thieves damaged his car in the parking lot of a garage, who repairs the damage? – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A driver in North Texas left her car with a mechanic for repair. After the job was done, thieves shut off the catalytic converter while it was in the workshop parking lot waiting to be picked up. So who is responsible for the damage? “My assumption was that their insurance would cover something like this” […]

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Rosedale auto shop fire: mechanic reportedly hospitalized

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD – A fire broke out at a commercial building in Rosedale on Wednesday afternoon, reportedly sent one person to hospital and attracted dozens of firefighters to the area. Traffic was blocked around US 40 / Pulaski Highway and MD 7 / Philadelphia Road during the emergency response, which continued into rush hour. […]

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Mr. Cool auto shop in Knoxville is a black family owned business

A young James Brown shone a light inside the dark interior workings of a car, highlighting his father’s hands as he writhed and tinkered. The beam allowed him to see the work done by his father, who learned to repair cars out of necessity when he was too poor to pay for services. While other […]

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Dan Marinucci: Precautions save time in the automotive workshop

Blown fuses fiasco A short length of insulating tape can save the life of an expensive and difficult to reach fuse. Here’s why. Some readers envision a fuse as a readily available and easily replaced 50-cent coin. But today, some popular Asian imports such as Honda, Nissan, and Toyota use fuse sets that can cost […]

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The Day – Family car store in Quaker Hill closes after 80 years

Waterford – A welcoming white building at 73 Old Norwich Road has been the location of the Scotch Cap gas station, a neighborhood auto repair shop, where a Dunbar has worked under the hood for around 80 years. Dennis “Denny” Dunbar said he put a sign on the front window when he took office in […]

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“It was just flawless:” Local auto store owners and volunteers rebuild Kaleb Duckworth’s truck in his honor

Several local auto shop owners and volunteers gathered on Saturday August 21 to rebuild and modernize Kaleb Duckworth’s truck in honor of the 19-year-old who tragically lost his life in July following a fight at the Dawson County Applebee Restaurant. Business owners and volunteers spent the whole day repairing and modernizing Kaleb’s truck. (photo courtesy […]

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Auto store hit by ‘heartbreaking’ burglary | News

A 25-year-old Audubon man is suspected of breaking into the Manning service center last month, stealing a large quantity of tools, other items and a van, and sending this truck in the Nishnabotna river. Zeth Lee Petersen is accused of entering an adjacent building and forcing an interior door to break into the auto repair […]

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Wilmington Hughes Bros. auto and tire store, founded in 1921, turns 100

Much has changed in Wilmington over the years, and it seems the list is growing every day. Amidst all of these changes, however, the towering red-and-white awning of the Hughes Bros. auto and tire store. of 11th and Market streets remained constant, as did the business below. Hughes Bros., which opened in 1921, this year […]

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Trade Me invests in an auto repair start-up, My Auto Shop

Friday July 30, 2021, 12:18 PMPress release: My automotive workshop Trade Me, New Zealand’s largest online marketplace and classifieds site, has taken a 15 percent stake in auto repair start-up, My Auto Shop. My Auto Shop was founded in January 2020 by former Uber Eats New Zealand Managing Director Andy Bowie with the aim of […]

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How to fix Auto Shop not working in GTA Online

Auto stores in GTA Online are new types of businesses in the Los Santos Tuners update that allow players to earn money by repairing and modifying vehicles. Unfortunately, auto shops can often have three major issues: can’t modify vehicles, the mechanic doesn’t work, and the customer’s delivery doesn’t end. This guide will provide you with […]

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GTA Online Auto Shop Guide

Looking to get your hands on your own auto store in GTA Online? It might sound like a pipe dream, but now that the Los Santos Tuners update is here, you can hook up your own auto business. Of course, auto stores aren’t the only properties you can buy in GTA V, but you’ll need […]

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Bed-Stuy residents claim auto store monopolizes parking spaces with shaded vehicles

15 Jul 2021, 23:57Updated Jul 16, 2021 Through: News 12 Staff Residents of Bed-Stuy say a local auto store occupies all open parking spaces on their street. The rows of cars on St. Andrew’s Place make it difficult for residents to find a seat, and they say it’s been a nightmare for years. Some claim […]

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Closing of Legacy Auto Shop in Jefferson

Steven and Kendra Reynolds stand behind the All Seasons Automotive counter in Jefferson on Friday, June 25. Steven Reynolds leaves the workshop for a position at Bath Iron Works in Bath. (photo by Bisi Cameron Yee) After 50 years of family ownership, 18 of which under the All Seasons Automotive name, the highly regarded auto […]

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Auto Shop Owner Wanted in Death of Wake Forest Woman Has Old Charges of Assaulting Woman :: WRAL.com

Wake Forest, North Carolina – Authorities were looking for a Cary man on Friday in connection with the death of a Wake Forest woman. Heather Guild’s body was found Thursday night at a home on Gilcrest Farm Road in Wake Forest, hours after her mother reported her missing, authorities said. No cause of death has […]

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Problems hiring mechanics keep truck in Killeen auto shop for month

A woman from Killeen couldn’t understand why brake repairs were taking so long and after getting tired of looking for answers, she reached out to 6 News for help. KILLEEN, Texas – Etta Sharp, 65, told 6 News she took her 1998 Chevrolet Cheyenne to Mayo Autoworks 2 in Killeen in early May and was […]

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Fire destroys several vehicles inside Bryan auto store

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – At least five vehicles were destroyed in a fire Sunday afternoon at an auto garage on Colson Road near Freeway 6 in Bryan. Mobile phone video shows what Bryan’s firefighters were up against when they arrived at the scene of an auto store fire today on Colson Road near Highway 6. […]

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Interest in motorcycles leads to auto shop ownership

Content of the article With the retirement of a longtime auto store owner in West Lorne, a young mechanic moved in, focusing on motorcycles, off-road equipment and boats. Content of the article Tanner Brooks launched Brooks Powersports & Marine at former Bill’s Auto Body at 188 Gilbert St. “Since I’ve been in the business it’s […]

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My Auto Shop publishes a “How To” guide to continue its mission of making car maintenance easier

Friday, June 11, 2021, 3:21 p.m.Press release: My car shop Automotive tech company, My Auto Shop, which launched in early 2020, has released a full list ‘How‘ guide this month. The guide takes common issues that car owners face and breaks them down in an easy-to-follow way. Andy Bowie, founder of My Auto Shop, said: […]

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Southeastern auto store in recovery mode after devastating weekend fire

A dozen cars were damaged and the rear of the building collapsed in a fire at Temple Hill Automotive on Sunday afternoon. SAN ANTONIO – On Monday, the high-pitched whine of power tools replaced the roar of flames at a southeast auto repair shop, as members of the family business went into recovery mode after […]

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South St. Louis Auto Store Takes New Approach to Combat Rising Catalytic Converter Theft | St. Louis News Headlines

SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – As catalytic converter thefts continue to increase across the country, a local auto store is getting creative in making it harder for thieves to steal the expensive car part. Derrick Kilgore said his surveillance camera outside his Benton Park home captured thieves cutting off his SUV’s catalytic converter early Sunday […]

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Killeen car shop fire started by mechanic | Local News

Employees pushed a burning vehicle out of a local Killeen auto shop on Thursday morning, saving the structure from a fiery demise, after sparks flew as a mechanic worked on a vehicle, firefighters said Thursday at the Herald. At 9:49 a.m., the Killeen Fire Department responded to a fire on the freeway. 195 used auto […]

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Catalytic converter thieves target the Racine auto shop; a local garage has a solution

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) — Thieves have raided a Racine garage, stealing thousands of catalytic converters and other auto parts. Thefts of catalytic converters continue to increase across the country because the small amount of precious metals they contain are worth more than gold. A Bay View garage found a cheap solution. The converters are […]

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Auto Shop Owner With Broken Inspection System Feels “Betrayed”

Massachusetts auto store owner with broken inspection system feels ‘betrayed’ Updated: 6:29 PM EDT April 17, 2021 Hide transcription Show transcript JOURNALIST: AT THIS POINT, IT IS A PARTIAL CORRECTION. STATE INDICATES THAT MOST AUTOMOTIVE STORES WILL BE RETURNED THIS WEEKEND. IT HAS NOT YET FIXED HOW MUCH IT WILL BE. IN THIS NEEDHAM AUTOMOTIVE […]

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New auto store in Gig Harbor caters to German luxury cars

There’s a new business in town and it’s definitely on the fancy side. Spec German is an auto repair shop specializing in Mercedes-Benz and Porsche auto services. It opened on March 15 at 3621 Hunt St in Gig Harbor. It was started by Jacob Coen and Jason Edlin, who each brought their own specialist expertise […]

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Woman charged with threatening Tri-Cities auto shop with toy gun

Law enforcement prepare to tow a car after a woman was arrested in line at the drive-thru window of Zip’s restaurant in Kennewick after she allegedly pulled a gun at a car shop . Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald Kennewick, WA A 60-year-old woman was trying to find her late husband’s car when she pointed a […]

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Over $10,000 raised for Fort Bragg auto shop workers after fire; the cause seems to be electric • The Mendocino Voice | Mendocino County, CAThe Mendocino Voice

When Darius Brown left the cities of Atlanta for California, he never imagined a place like the Mendocino Coast. He had separated from his wife, and she and their children had moved to Fort Bragg. He followed to be near the children. “When I heard of California, I thought of Los Angeles, a place that’s […]

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Great Falls students are driven by passion for the automotive shop program

GREAT DROPS – Growing up, you might have spent a few weekends in the garage watching your dad work on a family vehicle, maybe giving you some tips or passing him some tools. Well, Paris Gibson Education Center students learn automotive maintenance as part of the program. The Paris Gibson Education Center Automotive Shop has […]

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3 injured in massive fire at Crown Heights Auto Shop: FDNY

CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A massive fire at a Crown Heights auto shop injured three people and required the response of more than 100 firefighters on Monday. The fire started around 10:30 a.m. at 183 Empire Blvd., a one-story mechanic or auto shop on the border between Crown Heights and Prospect Lefferts Gardens, according to […]

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Fire destroys Crown Heights auto store • Brooklyn Paper

A three-alarm blaze decimated a Crown Heights auto repair shop on Monday morning, sending firefighters rushing to put out the blaze as plumes of black smoke darkened the snow-covered sky. More than 100 smoke eaters responded to the fire on Empire Boulevard between Rogers and Bedford avenues Monday morning, which officials say broke out around […]

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C3 Corvette caught on camera going through the two walls of the car workshop

Here’s a way to gauge the potency of a Chevy Corvette, although unintentional and certainly not recommended: Just find out how many walls it can go through. Sunday, a C3 Corvette slammed its way through two walls of an auto repair shop in Riverside, California, before finally stopping. No one was injured in the crash, […]

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Auto Shop at Wright-Patt AFB Offers Options for Do-It-Yourselfers > Wright-Patterson AFB > Item Display

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — Need repair work? The Wright-Patt Auto Hobby Shop offers customers in-store vehicle repair, as well as the ability for the do-it-yourselfer, at a fraction of the cost. Located in the Kittyhawk area of ​​Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near the pharmacy, the Auto Hobby Shop provides information, tools and space […]

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GoFundMe was created to help Unadilla Township’s auto shop rebuild after a fire

9:45 a.m. Jan 28: This article has been updated to include comments from the Unadilla Township Fire Department. Unadilla Township auto repair shop owner John Wilson is still reeling from losing his shop to a fire. Wilson’s Auto was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday. “It still hasn’t been registered,” Wilson, 56, said Thursday morning. […]

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Fire destroys west Las Vegas Valley auto shop, 16 vehicles | News

A West Valley auto shop is a total loss after a fire Wednesday night, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue said. LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — A West Valley auto shop is a total loss after a fire Wednesday night, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue said. Spokesman Tim Szymanski said the Econo Lube ‘N’ tube at 4701 […]

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Port Townsend auto shop owner and employee set fire

PORT TOWNSEND — The owner and a mechanic from Gary’s Cars and Trucks put out an oil rag fire in the auto shop before firefighters arrived. Owner Charles Gary and mechanic David Stratton found rags of burning oil in the store on Tuesday afternoon and hit them with two fire extinguishers and a garden hose. […]

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No injuries in devastating fire that destroyed Hudson auto shop, owner killed thousands | Archive

HUDSON, Iowa (KWL) — Hudson Fire Chief Chad Schmidt said no one was injured in the fire that destroyed Beyer Motorsports Monday night. Authorities believe the fire started in an oil burner that is the company’s heat source. Owner RJ Beyer said nine employees were in the building when the fire broke out, as it […]

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Tips for Starting a Home-Based Automotive Shop | Local News I Racine County Eye

Starting a small business from the comfort of your own home is a perfect way to get some extra cash or start a new career. Car enthusiasts are prime examples of individuals capable of turning their lifelong hobby into a new business. What may seem like a hobby to you may be a necessary service […]

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Military veteran opens one-of-a-kind DIY store in Fargo – InForum

FARGO — A 20-year-old business idea has finally come to fruition. Chris Partridge, founder of FargoDIYGarage said he got the idea for his do-it-yourself auto shop during his military service. “I can’t claim it was originally my idea,” Partridge said. “I was in the Army stationed in Seattle and the Army has had automotive hobby […]

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My Auto Shop, the “AirBnB for your car”, has just launched in Hamilton

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 4:25 p.m.Press release: My car shop In early January, a new service called the ‘UberEats for auto repairs‘ launched quietly in Auckland. As they gained momentum, things quickly hit a wall when COVID-19 arrived on our shores. Since the lockdown they have quickly grown into a network of over 100 workshops […]

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A local man and an auto shop clash over expensive repairs and a truck that won’t drive | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. PLEASANT HILL, Mo. — You know life isn’t going well when three police officers show up while you’re trying to get your truck back […]

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Longtime Glendale auto shop owner dies at 95 – QNS.com

Al Porcelli, a Brooklyn native who was an auto mechanic, owner of a longtime auto repair shop in Glendale and outspoken advocate for the collision industry, died on Tuesday, April 7 of natural causes. He was 95 years old. Born in Brooklyn in 1924, Porcelli started working in an electric automobile shop next to his […]

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Coronavirus: Even the storm can’t boost auto shop business

Spring storms usually bring visits to local body shops, but coronavirus has dampened most businesses and mechanics say they are no exception ST. LOUIS — When 55-60 mph winds swept through South City, they ripped gutters from buildings and tree branches from trunks, with debris often landing on cars parked below. These spring storms typically […]

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Atlanta Auto Shop will pick up your car and sanitize it so you can keep it running

ATLANTE – As we all try to maintain social distancing, it can be difficult to keep up with certain tasks, like getting your car serviced. An auto shop on Buford Highway makes sure its customers can get their cars running without leaving their homes. “I will do more just so I can help my town,” […]

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She started working at this Portland auto shop in high school; now she owns the business

Given her deep roots there, it makes sense that Terica Buckner would become the owner of a venerable auto repair shop in southeast Portland. She took the helm on January 1. Now 40, Buckner began working at Hawthorne Automotive Clinic when she was 17 in high school. She never left. While most young people love […]