Green Auto Repair News

Body Shop Pollution
GreenRepairNow.com

The Environmental Protection Agency produced a community information sheet about body shop pollution. This helped to lead many repair shops to start working toward becoming more environmentally friendly. Here is the sheet for you to learn from as well.

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Pollution-Related Deaths
GreenRepairNow.com

Often we thing of being green as something that helps the enviroment be better. And this is true, but around the world pollution is not something that just causes trees to die, but real people. By choosing a green auto repair shop you might not be saving a life, but you are becoming part of the solution instead of causing just a little more damage. Science Daily has the story.

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Dirtiest Air in America, 1969
GreenRepairNow.com

Chattanooga has fought hard over the recent years to clean the air you and I breathe every second. It has not always been that way.  The Realty Times takes a look back into the past.

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More Getting Trained with Waterborne
GreenRepairNow.com

There are even more repair shops discovering the benefits of using waterborne paint. The company PPG Automotive Refinish says that "more than 10,000 technicians" are now trained to use waterborne paints. We here at Green Repair Now are excited about the prospect of more shops using environmentally friendly paints. Together we can increase the rate at which we decrease our CO2 emissions.

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The Whittier Daily News

Pico Rivera resident says he will sue to stop auto repair shop expansion
The Whittier Daily News
The Pico Rivera City Council vote to approved a zone change that will allow Green Collision auto repair shop to expand to a dirt lot at the rear of the site in Pico Rivera. Thursday, April 28, 2016. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda/ Southern California ...


InsideEVs

Tesla Model S, Volkswagen e-Golf, and BMW i3 Selected In 2016 AAA Green Car Guide
InsideEVs
“The Tesla Model S 70D has a 240-mile range, room for five, excellent power and steering, and fast charge capability,” said John Nielsen, AAA's managing director of Automotive Engineering and Repair. “Add sleek styling, great acceleration and an air of ...


RichmondBizSense

Audi dealership looking for green light in Goochland
RichmondBizSense
The dealership will include a showroom area, service and repair areas and an accessory car wash facility and would employ approximately 48 employees, according to the application with the county. Page did not return calls seeking comment about the plan.


News On 6

Hailstorm Has Green County Glass Repair, Body Shops Busy
News On 6
Larry Barbee with Oklahoma's Best Auto Glass, and other glass repair companies, are busy replacing windshields. "Pretty much Friday night into Saturday it's been go, go, go," Barbee said. He said his schedule is full of hail damage repair requests. "We ...

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Los Angeles Times

When it comes to paying taxes, California is Bernie Sanders' kind of state
Los Angeles Times
The sales tax still applies mostly only to retail goods (for example, auto parts) and not service (auto repair labor). Consequently ... It “may be logical [to] some green-eyeshade accountants, but I don't know from a political point of view that it's ...

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