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Editor’s Note: In honor of Black History Month, GlassBYTEs is profiling African American auto glass professionals. Timothy Williams learned the auto glass repair and replacement trade, working alongside his dad, Charlie Williams, doing basic shop chores like sweeping, running errands, … Continue reading
Jack Frost’s visit this week in many areas of the U.S. provides a good reminder of the unique challenges auto glass installers face when temperatures drop below freezing. On November 1, the first snow of the season frosted the Rocky … Continue reading
Summer hit Christopher Grafe like a brick. The owner/operator of Texas Glass in Boerne, Texas, Grafe is smack dab in the middle of a draining heat wave making auto glass repairs and replacements more challenging. Texas Glass, Boerne, Texas “We … Continue reading
A new class action lawsuit filed in Georgia alleges that the panoramic sunroofs on select Mercedes Benz models ranging from 2006 forward contain a “defect.” The plaintiffs allege that the panoramic sunroofs have a “propensity to shatter under normal driving … Continue reading
According to the GBI, the deputy was driving an unmarked police SUV on U.S. 441 when a speeding truck passed him and the deputy flashed his emergency lights. The truck, which was towing a trailer, swerved into the deputy’s lane. … Continue reading
In part 3 of our look at the cost of calibration in the U.S., we go to the South Atlantic. In the automotive industry since 2004, Kris Griffin founded Calibrators of the Carolinas in 2019 in the Charlotte metro area … Continue reading
Police discovered 20 vehicles that had window damage. They said they spoke with three victims who reported items missing. Residents say the complex is populated by seniors on fixed incomes. Atlanta City Council promises to pay the cost of half … Continue reading
Tire Discounters’ goal is to open 60 locations in 2022 through acquisitions and bring the company’s total number of U.S. stores to more than 200. “Glass is a strategic focus area for Tire Discounters as we expand,” Tire Discounters managing … Continue reading
In the heart of San Francisco, alongside popular tourist attractions, car break-ins have spiked nearly 200% since last year, turning visitors into victims and creating what some business owners are calling an “economic pandemic.” On average, the city suffers about … Continue reading
A 16-year-old is facing charges after he took part in more than 50 car break-ins, according to Forsyth County deputies. Click here to read more.
Multiple people in Columbus are outraged following multiple car break-ins in their neighborhoods. One man tells News Leader 9 it’s happened to him five times since moving to his home. Click here to read more.
Keddrick Brown filed suit in Georgia federal court October 12 against an affiliate of Progressive Casualty Insurance and Mitchell Intelligence. In Brown v. Progressive Mountain Insurance Co. et al., Brown alleges in proposed class allegations that Progressive arbitrarily lowers vehicle … Continue reading
More than a half dozen car windows smashed out at an Atlanta dialysis center. Workers at the Emory Dialysis Center on Northside Drive tell FOX 5 it happened at around 5 Thursday morning. Click here to read more.
As many in the industry know – running a business isn’t easy, but it gets even more complicated when an unexpected fire puts all of your work on hold. This has been the unfortunate reality for one auto glass family … Continue reading
The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) has opened a collision repair location in Hinesville, Ga. Hinesville is located on the Atlantic coast about 40 miles southwest of Savannah. “We are pleased to add this location which adds to our … Continue reading