The Enemy Leading the Ignorant

April 10, 2009 by · 9 Comments
Filed under: Collision Repair Industry 

A recent story at Autobodyonline is one sad commentary on the state of our industry. Though there is no author listed for the story, it appears to be a press release from the National Auto Body Council. And judging by the content of this press release the NABC is another “industry” organization that has fallen to the lure of insurance money. In fact, the new president of the NABC is none other than Mr. Feather-edge, Prime and Block himself, George Avery from State Farm. I’m curious, does Georgie get paid by State Farm based on how much of our industry he can take over? And who are these ignoramuses who keep electing insurance people to head up our organizations?

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The Insurance Company’s Taj Mahal

April 2, 2009 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Collision Repair Industry 

Today’s Body Shop Business newsletter profiles what is being called the “Bellagio” of body shops in Fremont CA. I Think “Taj Mahal is more fitting and I’ll explain why in a minute. This is a must read for every one of you. More importantly, you must visit their website to believe what I’m about to tell you. I’ll have a link to their site at the end my little rant.

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