Category archive: Industry News

AASP/NJ’s Take on Infamous Texas Court Case

One of the most pressing issues currently affecting every aspect of the collision repair industry comes out of Dallas, Texas. The now infamous court case in which attorney Todd Tracy and his clients are suing John Eagle Collision Center for more than $1 million due to negligence has made headlines on countless news outlets, and…


AASP/NJ Executive Director Speaks Out on Alleged Body Shop P&M Scammer

When I read the article about a body shop owner scamming an insurance company on the cost of paint and materials, my blood started to boil. The more I read, the hotter I got, but not for the reasons that one might first imagine. First, let me be perfectly clear. I have no compassion for…


AASP/NJ Reacts to PartsTrader’s Elimination of Fax Option

As PartsTrader and State Farm continue to roll out their parts procurement program across the country, the announcement of the removal of the shops’ option to order from any vendor they choose comes as no surprise to the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ). From day one, AASP/NJ has been one of…