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Update on beleaguered Spencer motor shop due next week – Salisbury Post

SPENCER – The City of Spencer expects to receive an update on New Edge Paint and Performance at its August meeting. The City Council of Aldermen approved a conditional zoning permit for the business in December after it began operating from an unzoned facility for vehicle maintenance and repair. At its meeting last month, the […]

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AUTO SHOP OF HORRORS (2016) Comedy Horror Reviews

“You can drive your car, but you can’t get it out”Auto Shop of Horrors is a 2016 American comedy horror film written and directed by Glenn Berggoetz (Ted Bundy had a son; Paralyzed by fear; Baadasssploitation!; Criticized poetry; Trashploitation; LoveSexHate; The Ghosts of Johnson Woods; Dwarf zombie takeover; The worst movie of all time!; Therapeutic; […]

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Auto shop aims to deter theft

By Brittany Anderson KYLE —With catalytic converter thefts on the rise, a local auto shop is on a mission to help deter them in the community. Dave’s Kyle Auto and Diesel Repair hosted a free catalytic converter burning event on July 16, in partnership with the Kyle Police Department and Kyle Citizens on Patrol, who […]

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Car crashes into Seattle auto shop, building in ruins – KIRO 7 News Seattle

SEATTLE — An out-of-control vehicle entered an 82-year-old auto repair building, reducing part of the building to a pile of rubble. The accident happened just after 9:30 a.m. Monday in the Roosevelt neighborhood of Seattle, at the corner of Northeast 73rd Street and Roosevelt Way Northeast. The accident left the building so precarious that the […]

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Bristol Auto Workshop, in partnership with the Police, offers free VIN engraving to help deter catalytic converter theft

Mechanics and managers at the Midas repair shop in Bristol hear sad stories of victims of catalytic converter thieves all the time. People returning to their vehicles in the nearby supermarket plaza were told they had been hit in broad daylight after hearing the roar of their fractured exhaust systems, Midas service manager Dave Martel […]

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Auto shop and town at odds over cleanup

ROME — Michael Burth Jr., owner of Mike Jr’s Auto Repair, 1030 E. Dominick St., was given 120 days’ notice by the city to vacate his property so the Department of Environmental Conservation could proceed with a major cleanup of the industrial wasteland where the automotive workshop is located. Burth said the city was wrongfully […]

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Phone found in Middleton auto shop in Highland Park investigates shooting

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A phone owned by the man accused of killing seven people has been found at a business in Middleton, its owner has confirmed. Jim Lund, the owner of Jim’s Auto Service Center, said the phone in the dirt was found, just outside his parking lot, near an ornamental goose. He said […]

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‘I need time to move’: Waterloo auto shop to be scrapped for bike lanes and trail improvements

Jim Pham is the owner of PTN Automotive in Waterloo, which will need to find a new home due to the city’s expropriation of downtown property for active transportation upgrades. A team of mechanics and three service bays will be evicted in the name of public safety as part of an expropriation to make way […]

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WHAT IS HAPPENING HERE? Waterloo auto shop part of cycle lane expropriation and trail improvements

The city council gave the green light to the expropriation of this automobile workshop located at 123 Moore Ave. S. as part of the reconstruction of Union Street East. Waterloo City Council ordered its solicitor to serve notice on the owner(s) of 123 Moore Ave S.as required by the Expropriation Act. JUST THE FACTS • […]

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Winnipeg auto shop closes

JW McDonald Auto Service has had a few names over the years, but it has always been able to provide vehicle service to Winnipeggers. But now, the Exchange District staple is escalating and poised to close its doors for good. Andy Baranowski, the shop’s owner, said now was the time to close things down and […]

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How to get started and more

The latest GTA Online update has enough content to satisfy the majority of players. Los Santos Tuners, last year’s hugely popular DLC, is heavily featured in this week’s selection of bonuses and discounts. Players will be able to buy all car shops and a number of Tuner cars at a discount. This also means that […]

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Over $160,000 in Back Wages Paid to Georgia Auto Shop Workers Due to Labor Violations – WSB-TV Channel 2

$161,000 recovered in back wages for Georgia auto shop workers after minimum wage, overtime violations CHEROKEE COUNTY, Georgia — The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded several workers at a Canton, Georgia auto shop more than $160,000 in back wages and damages after finding multiple labor violations. According to the US Department of Labor investigation, […]

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Georgia auto shop workers owed $161,000 in back wages, feds say

A Georgia auto shop withheld workers’ first paychecks and deprived them of overtime, according to the federal government. Getty Images/iStockphoto An auto store and tire retailer in Georgia withheld the first paychecks of 19 employees and deprived them of overtime, according to the US Department of Labor. Cherokee Tire in Canton kept workers first weekly […]

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The Future of the Broadway Firestone Auto Shop: 262 New Homes or Car Culture Preservation?

Surrounded by new apartment buildings, the mid-century Firestone auto shop at 2000 Broadway is in the sights of developers and can be saved. Denver must decide whether the one-story Googie-style building should be preserved in the name of history or bulldozed to make way for housing. It’s a debate between preservation and construction that plays […]

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How to effectively market a car shop?

Like any small business, marketing an auto shop is the only way to gain customers. Expecting foot traffic to come will become disappointing. Marketing an auto shop requires concerted effort and patience. With the right approach, auto shops will increase their traffic and ultimately improve their bottom line. Good planning is the only way When […]

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Former Upper East Side auto shop, site of murder, to be demolished

UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — A former Upper East Side auto shop building known to be the site of a 2021 murder is set to be demolished to make way for new development, according to newly filed plans. Developers Taconic Partners deposit plans Friday to demolish the building at 324 East 95th St. — a […]

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How Hot Rods Saved This Washington High School’s Auto Shop Class

Everywhere in the United States, consignment shops have increasingly difficult to find qualified mechanics. The growing inaccessibility of cars only compounds the problem, as children who cannot afford a car are not as keen to learn how to fix them. At Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington, the school has found a way to bring […]

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Idaho man burned down his own Caldwell business, police say

Caldwell Fire and local police departments were dispatched to 4621 Cleveland Boulevard, for a structure fire on Tuesday, according to a news release from the Caldwell Police Department. Police say a business owner lied about what happened and set the fire. A Caldwell business owner allegedly told officers he was being held hostage while several […]

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Little Free Auto Shop Fuels Smiles in the Louisville Neighborhood

Small free libraries— public shelves where visitors are encouraged to “pick up a book, share a book” — have become a familiar sight in cities across the country and around the world. Small wooden depots often display bright colors, whimsical patterns, and designs as unique as the people who own them. Since the creation of […]

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Race cars stolen from Michigan auto shop found in Ohio and returned to owners

WESTLAND, MI – A handful of race cars stolen earlier this week from a Westland auto shop have been recovered and returned to their owners after being found in Toledo, Ohio. According to Fox 2 Detroit, one of the owners of the vehicles, Mark Blaha says he never thought he would see the cars again […]

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George Hughes missing: Body found in car shop owned by Marple Township man, police say

The body of a man was found Wednesday on the property of a business owned by a Delaware County man who has been missing for more than a week, Marple Township Police said. The body was found at Broomall Auto Body on Media Line Road. The business is owned by George Hughes, the 57-year-old whose […]

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Edmonton police are investigating a serious assault at a Chinatown auto shop

Content of the article One person was taken to hospital in critical condition after a “serious” assault in Chinatown on Wednesday. Content of the article Edmonton police were dispatched to a body shop in the area of ​​106th Avenue and 98th Street shortly after 4 p.m. They found an individual in need of “immediate medical […]

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One-Stop Auto Shop – Central Queensland Today

The Dion Mechanical Services workshop. By Matthew Pearce The place to go for all things mechanical and off-grid, mechanical services and TCT solutions from Dion have come a long way since their beginnings as a small one-man business over six years ago. Located at 45 Derby St, Rockhampton, Dion’s Mechanical Services offers a range of […]

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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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Stroudsburg Auto Shop Crisis Upgrades

STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — An update to a story we brought to you in January about a Stroudsburg auto body shop overwhelmed with supply chain issues. In January, Tim’s body shop was filled with undriveable vehicles due to a lack of parts and staff. Fast forward nearly four months, the front parking lot was […]

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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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‘Definitely invest in a camera,’ auto shop owner says after his business is stolen

A violent robbery filmed in a body shop FOX 26 reporter Tiffany Justice has more after a violent robbery was filmed at a body shop in Houston. HOUSTON – The owners of Tireshop Exclusive DTS spoke to FOX 26 after their business was targeted by a thief who also brutally beat up an employee. They […]

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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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Springfield Auto Shop reports ‘creeping’ increase in theft and vandalism

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – A Springfield auto shop has been hit by a series of thefts and vandalism over the past few months. The owner thinks that a repeat offender is the source of all the problems. Lee Grant, the owner of Christian Brothers Automotive, asks the others to help him identify this person. “He’s […]

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Inglewood, Calif., woman allegedly charged auto shop $10,000 for storage costs

By Web Team Click here for updates on this story INGLEWOOD, California (KCAL, KCBS) – An Inglewood woman claims her cars are being held hostage due to expensive storage fees charged by a body shop. “How am I going to get $10,000 to get my car back and how am I going to fix it,” […]

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Burglar steals chainsaws and cash from Jackson County auto store, police say

JACKSON COUNTY, MI — An auto shop was the victim of equipment and cash theft Wednesday night, police said. At approximately 8:47 p.m. on February 16, officers from the Blackman-Leoni Department of Public Safety responded to a commercial alarm sounding at Performance Automotive Northwest, located at 2710 Airport Road in Blackman Township. Upon arrival, officers […]

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Two suspects wanted after crashing into car shop and stealing car: police

BELLEVUE, WA – Bellevue police are looking for at least two suspects after they crashed into an auto shop early Tuesday morning and stole a Porsche. Police say a white Chevrolet Cruz rammed into a store in the 2200 block of northeast 120th Avenue just after midnight. Police say another man arrived in a separate […]

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Porsche stolen from Bellevue auto shop, police say

Expensive cars stolen from Bellevue auto shop Bellevue police say expensive cars were stolen from a Bellevue auto shop. BELLEVUE, Wash. – Bellevue Police are investigating after a Porsche was stolen from an auto shop overnight. The robbery happened on Northeast 120th Avenue after midnight Tuesday, Bellevue police said. Investigators said the suspects used a […]

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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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Two Men Arrested in Ross Township in Connection to Auto Shop Inspection Sticker Thefts – WPXI

Police: Two men arrested in Ross Township in connection with thefts of auto shop inspection stickers ROSS TWP. – Ross Township police have arrested two people in connection with the burglaries at three local auto repair shops. Police said the suspects stole inspection stickers to sell on the black market. Police have charged Jose Enrique […]

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Auto Shop in Tekonsha Explains Michigan Licensing Problem

A Calhoun County auto shop that recently received a cease and desist order from the state of Michigan is speaking out to share their version of what happened. Meanwhile, several residents of Tekonsha and surrounding areas Calhoun Countyare rallying to support the company, which received the letter after it was reported to have been operating […]

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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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New Colorado, Gay-Owned Auto Shop Creates Safe Environment For LGBTQ+ Community

SHERIDAN, Colo. – Less than 1% of small businesses in America are LGBT-certified business enterprises. A new Colorado company is working to break the stigma around the types of businesses the LGBTQ+ community owns and operates. For many, cars are a necessity, creating a need for proper repair and maintenance. It’s something that’s often seen […]

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Chandler Auto Shop partners with police department to crack down on catalytic converter theft

CHANDLER, Ariz. (3TV/CBS 5) — A Chandler auto shop is teaming up with the police department to prevent catalytic converter thefts. Thefts of vehicle parts have increased throughout the valley. Brittney Spencer, co-owner of Spencer Auto Repair, can’t stop hearing from her customers how many have had theirs stolen. “It’s really heartbreaking because I know […]

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Would-be thief shot, killed in Sarasota Auto Shop: Police

SARASOTA, FL — Two people are facing charges related to the shooting death of a man collaborating with them in a robbery plan at a Sarasota business Saturday morning, officials said. The shooting victim, whose name is withheld under Marsy’s Law, was killed during a robbery at Switchen Lanes, an auto repair shop at 3000 […]

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‘You can die today’, Joliet Auto Shop threatened by gunman: cops

JOLIET, IL – A 23-year-old Joliet man argued with employees at the 5 Star Auto store on Saturday morning, returning with a gun, pointing it at one of the auto shop employees, exclaiming : “You can die today”, according to the Joliet police. Subsequently, the employee struggled with Nicholas Garcia Jr. and pushed Garcia out […]

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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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Red Bluff Auto Shop Offers Free Catalytic Converter Serialization – Red Bluff Daily News

RED BLUFF — As the theft of catalytic converters hits an all-time high, Antelope Auto Repair and the Red Bluff Police Department joined forces Saturday to etch serial numbers on catalytic converters for the public. The public was invited to line up for free serialization of all catalytic converters. “My wife and I have to […]

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Ardmore Auto Shop opens as cold weather shelter

ARDMORE, Okla. (KXII) – Freezing temperatures hitting Ardmore can prove deadly for people without a home or a place to stay warm. A Lone Grove auto shop owner opened his shop as a haven. David Moore said the store is open to keep anyone without room warm, no questions asked. “There’s no paperwork involved,” Moore […]

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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

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

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Feds sues auto shop owner who paid ex-employee’s last check in 91,000 cents

Revenge is a dish best served in a wheelbarrow. In 91,000 under fatty and oily. No, wait – that’s not how it happens. For a Fayetteville, Georgia man, that’s exactly how it happened when his former employer left $910 in penny increments in a messy pile in his driveway. Andreas Flaten finally received the last […]

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Abandoned Auto Shop is a spooky time capsule from the late 90s

There’s something to be said for taking care of your business, and cars are obviously no exception. Some rides certainly live better than others, but there’s little explanation for the mysterious abandonment of a pristine car. Yes, there is an AMC dealership still in operation, but at least the story behind these vehicles is resolved, […]

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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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Employee kidnapped from Huber Heights auto shop; manhunt ends without arrest for truck thief – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

VIDEO: Manhunt underway after truck theft in Huber Heights VIDEO: Manhunt underway after truck theft in Huber Heights HUBER HEIGHTS — UPDATE at 2 p.m.: Police have called off a manhunt without locating a man who stole a truck from a Huber Heights auto shop with an employee still in the bed of the truck, […]

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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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Council grants waiver to auto shop | News, Sports, Jobs

The city’s Zoning Hearing Board on Wednesday granted a waiver to allow a couple to start an auto repair shop in a building on South Kettle Street that previously housed a similar business but had expired grandfather status. Rodnee and Nanette Williams of Legacy Auto Worx had been under the impression from a […]

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Mick Jagger’s visit energizes Las Vegas auto shop

carlos sosa was only minding his own business, which is the family business, when he started receiving Facebook messages and text messages from friends, family and even clients. “Mike Jagger was in your parking lot! was the theme. Sosa’s family owns CJ’s Auto Repair on West Bonanza Road. Unless you need mechanical maintenance (or are […]

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Mitchell 1 Automotive Shop Tool Adds Time Tracking Features

SAN DIEGO — Mitchell Repair Information Co.LLC’s latest software release for its Mitchell 1 Manager SE automotive shop management system includes technician productivity tracking features that allow shops to generate productivity statistics when their technicians enter and exit work operations and provide the ability to track employee work hours. “Shops and technicians need to know […]

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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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Shippo opens new Austin office in former auto shop, expects 300 hires

Shippo’s Austin team pose for a photo in their new office on Monday. | Photo: shippo Austin is quickly becoming a tech capital and everyone wants to be part of the action. The latest tech company to plant its flag in Silicon Hills is shippoa platform that simplifies the shipping process for small and medium […]

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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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CHP Donates Camaro to Ukiah High Auto Shop Classes – The Ukiah Daily Journal

When a bright yellow Chevrolet Camaro was delivered to Ukiah High School’s auto shop on Thursday, all the students wanted to drive it, but only one could. ‘He’s the only one with a driver’s license,’ Prof Lonnie Harwell said of the teenager he allowed to drive the sports car, but only to move it back […]

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Beverly auto shop owner charged with assaulting female customer

BEVERLY, MA – The owner of a Beverly auto repair shop is charged with indecent assault and battery – and Beverly police are asking any other potential victims to come forward – after a customer l accused of touching her without her permission and not giving in when she asked him to stop. Beverly Police […]

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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. […]