Adhesives and Rivets

Proper Joining Methods: Adhesives and Rivets When a vehicle needs repair, old parts may need to be removed and replaced with new ones. Automobiles are made from many separate parts, and they are made to fit together and be fastened in place. Traditionally, rivets and...

OEM Certification

When it comes to auto body repair shops, not all shops are created equally. Training, tools, parts suppliers, and equipment can vary from shop to shop. Choosing the right shop can make a difference in how your vehicle is repaired, and what tools and parts are used to...

Staying Safe with Airbags

Today, airbags are required in every car sold in the United States as a safety precaution. In many cases, airbags do what they’re meant to do: they provide a cushion in the case of impact and minimize the injuries to passengers. However, when they aren’t installed...

Teen Driving Hazards

If you have a teen driver in your family, take note: Risky behaviors among 16- and 17-year-old drivers involved in fatal crashes increased when teen passengers were present, according to a study presented by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. For facts about the...

Auto Body Painting

Gene Cortes pays two employees overtime to come in an hour early every morning and scrub the spray booths and mixing room floor at Clarkstown International Collision in Nanuet, N.Y. But Gene doesn’t view the overtime as an expense; he sees it as an investment that...