SHOP PROFILE

By Steve McLinden Aldo Amirgholi’s autobody training had strict beginnings. An industry veteran of 30 years, Amirgholi earned his certification in auto repair in his...

By Gary Butler Sometimes, when tragedy strikes, words of condolence and shared memories of loved ones taken from us too soon are just not enough,...

REAR VIEW

By Jay Hirsch In the early 1950s the German economy and its auto industry in particular were   still recovering from the devastation of WW...

By Jay Hirsch After WWII the American car industry began to make cars bigger and more  “glitzy.” The Willys Overland Car Company of Toledo would...

SPARE PARTS

By Buster McNutt Lady M. and I just finished with our every-30-years colonoscopy “screening,” and now the septic tank is demanding equal time. I was...

By Buster McNutt It did not turn out to be a great trade-off after all. Several months ago our neighbors with the 13 cats moved...

TONY TALKS

By Tony Netherly Definition of One: A single thing or unit, smallest whole number, lowest mathematical power. How many times have we made these statements or...

By Tony Netherly We have talked about having SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for collision shops for several years. For every shop that has taken advantage...