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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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Oakland council rejects zoning board over expanded auto shop proposal

How to run for office in your city If you’ve ever considered running for municipal office or other elected office, here are the steps to register to vote. Miguel Fernandez, NorthJersey.com OAKLAND — The borough council voted 4 to 1 on Monday to overrule the zoning board’s approval in July of a use waiver allowing […]

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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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A local auto shop helps an elderly woman fix her car just in time for the cold weather

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) — After discovering her car window was broken and stuck all the way down, a Cedar Rapids woman feared she would never be able to drive anywhere herself again. “She comes into our pantry and she comes in for her meals at least 3 or 4 times a week,” said Bridgette […]

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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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21 cars, auto shop damaged in dealership fire Fresno CA

Solar panels, 21 cars and about half the auto shop were damaged in an overnight fire at a car dealership in Fresno, firefighters said Thursday. The fire started around 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Fresno Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership near Blackstone and Escalon Avenues, just north of Bullard Avenue. Crews arrived and had difficulty […]

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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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Car workshop explosion in Midland sends two people to hospital

BARRIE, ON. – Thick black smoke and flames could be seen in the morning sky in Midland after an explosion at an auto shop. CTV News has learned that the explosion happened Wednesday at Speedy Glass, at the corner of Yonge Street and Highway 93. Crews say the call came in just after 8:15 a.m. […]

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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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North Shore Auto Shop Owner Charged With Assaulting Women: PM Patch

BEVERLY, MA — Today is Thursday, October 14. Here’s what you need to know this afternoon: Beverly auto repair shop owner has been charged with indecent assault and battery, and Beverly Police are asking other potential victims to come forward after a customer accused him for touching her without her permission and for not giving […]

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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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Upper East Side auto shop murder suspect arrested: police

UPPER EAST SIDE, NY — Police have arrested a Georgia man and charged him with murder in connection with the August shooting at an Upper East Side auto store that killed a 33-year-old employee. Zachery Bryant, 37, a resident of Conyers, Georgia, faces charges of murder, attempted murder and assault stemming from the Aug. 23 […]

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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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Dozens of customers frustrated by Las Vegas auto store

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Missing cars, missing money and dozens of auto repair customers convinced they’ve been ripped off. The frustration is through the roof and it’s all headed to the same Las Vegas auto shop. Customers say Reliable Automotive Repair on Rancho Drive and Decatur Boulevard is the complete opposite of what its name […]

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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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Local auto shop owner picks up parts after fire destroys decades-old shop

SAN ANTONIO – A Southeast Side auto repair shop owner is devastated following a fire that erased decades of memories and destroyed parts of the shop on Sunday. Jeff Otto, owner of Temple Hill Automotive, returned to his store on Monday with his team to help clean up what was left behind by the fire. […]

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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 […]

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A new teacher has put the PHS car shop back on the road

Petaluma High School’s automotive tech program starts to go smoothly, but new instructor Keith Benson wants more. He would like to see the program turbocharged. Benson took over the program at the start of the current school year after helping lead a charge to save it two years ago. Teaching the basics to enthusiastic, but […]

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Auto shop owner paid off employee’s mortgage so mechanic could retire

He calculated that he would work another six months, pay off his mortgage, and then retire. He was counting down the days until he could spend more time with his wife and grandchildren and also give his body a rest. His boss, store owner Rudy Quinones, knew Bringas – the oldest of his 13 employees […]