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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Green Car Reports

Tesla Model S Aluminum Body: Why Repair Costs Are Higher
Green Car Reports
And it's much harder to repair a dent." "You try and work it, like a steel car, and it ends up losing strength," he explained. "It pops in and out like a soda can.” Aluminum structure and body panels make far greater use of rivets and bonding agents ...


Green Car Reports

CA Hydrogen Stations, Tesla Model S Repair Costs, VW Cross Coupe Plug-In ...
Green Car Reports
... today, covering the growth of hydrogen fueling stations in California, repair costs for the Tesla Model S electric car, and the 2015 Detroit Auto Show debut of the Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE plug-in hybrid concept. All this and more on Green Car ...

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NPR (blog)

Got $15 Million? Actor Rowan Atkinson Has A Car For Sale
NPR (blog)
Mr. Bean is selling his car. No, not the lime green British Leyland Mini that was the prop for so many of the character's antics. We're talking about the purple McLaren F1 "supercar" owned by the actor who plays Mr. Bean, Rowan Atkinson. It's the same ...


Bisnow

The Deal Sheet
Bisnow
Colliers' Brendan Green repped the landlord, Lebony Realty Partners. Trinity also repped auto repair facility Horse Stable Automotive in its expansion lease for 3,500 SF at 101 Kelly St in Elk Grove Village. A Jules Milten Industrial Realtors' Jim ...

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Green Bay Press Gazette

Got an hour? Tackle these money tasks
Green Bay Press Gazette
Only 38 percent of Americans have enough money in their savings accounts to pay for unexpected expenses such as a $1,000 emergency room visit or a $500 car repair, according to Bankrate.com. And about 56 percent of Americans do not have a rainy day ...

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