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How To Fix Paint Scratches On Your Car

How To Fix Minor Paint Scratches On Your Car

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Regardless of whether you drive around in a new or used car, discovering a scratch can send you spiraling into frustration. This is why we’ve brought you a short guide on how to fix simple car paint scratches at home, which you can easily follow for a like-new paint job in a short period of time. Read the rest of this entry »

Lexus: One of The Car Brands Consumers Trust Most

Lexus Wins KBB’s 2016 Brand Image Awards

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Kelley Blue Book recently released its 2016 Brand Image Awards, and Lexus won two categories, including the “Best Overall Brand” and “Most Trusted” by consumers. This award reflects this line’s overall reliability and the trust that drivers have with every Lexus model. Read the rest of this entry »

Auto Body Shop Talk: Top 4 Hybrid and Electric Vehicles for 2015

Top Rated Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Becoming More Common in Auto Body Shops

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Eco-friendly and cost-effective, hybrid and electric vehicles become more popular every year. Here are some of top rated models available in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Fender Bender? Here Are 4 Auto Body Repair Tips To Keep In Mind

Tips for Dealing with Your Auto Collision Center

auto-body-collision-repair-piedmontPerhaps a careless driver on the 101 sideswiped your vehicle near an exit ramp, or maybe a fatigued truck driver jackknifed in front of you, forcing you off the road and into the curb. Whether you need repairs for major damage or just a few dents and scratches, here are four tips to ensure a quality auto body repair job:

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Auto Body Shops: Choosing Quality and Spotting Errors

What to Look for When Having Auto Body Repair Done

auto-body-repair-adjuster-assessing-damagePerhaps a careless motorist backed into you in the parking lot of your local Bay Area Whole Foods; or maybe a tired trucker sideswiped your vehicle on the freeway, damaging your vehicle’s body and scraping away paint. In either case, when you need auto body repair, you want to be sure that you obtain quality services for an affordable price. However, with so many different Bay Area body shops offering similar auto repair services, selecting the right provider can be a challenge.

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Step-by-Step Guide: What to Do When You’re in an Auto Collision

What to do after an Auto Accident

step-by-step guide on what to do when you get in an auto accident

If you have been involved in an accident in the Bay Area (or elsewhere), you want to follow best practices not only to ensure that you and your passengers receive prompt medical care but also to protect your rights in any subsequent legal or insurance actions. Medical attention and preventing legal troubles should be addressed before assessing your vehicle for auto body damage.

Follow these 10 steps to regain control of the situation:

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Self-Driving Cars’ Impact on the Future Safety of Roadways

Berkeley Auto Body Shop Discusses Robocar Reality

Autonomous Car Heads Into East Bay Auto Painting CenterSelf-driving cars made a fictional appearance in the 2004 movie interpretation of Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot, where they were just one aspect of a technology that had gone too far in relieving humans of responsibility. Asimov penned his I, Robot series to take place in 2015. And in 2015, it’s come to this: auto manufacturers are expecting to market self-driving cars within not decades, but a few years. Volkswagen, Mercedes–Benz, Delphi, Tesla, Bosch, Nissan, and Google have been authorized by the California DMV to test driverless cars on our public roads. Read the rest of this entry »

The Importance of Repairing Paint Chips and Dents in Your Car

Repair Tips from an Oakland Auto Painting Shop

El Cerrito Auto Body ShopMost car owners will not hesitate to bring a car in to us when a collision has caused a serious dent. Along with auto body repair, restoring the proper shape of the damaged area, comes careful work to repair the paint.

As to paint scratches and other lesser injuries to the car’s finish, some owners are inclined to regard them philosophically, as inevitable and ignorable. But there are more than cosmetic reasons for seeing to them quickly.

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The Research Is In: Newer Cars Are Safer Cars

New Cars Keep you Out of Auto Body Shops

Berkeley Auto Body RepairOver the last ten years, deaths caused by auto collisions have dropped 25%, largely because of better safety features in newer cars. Our  auto body shop is committed to staying on top of recent trends and introducing clients to these safety features; our goal, more than anything else, is to keep our customers safe. Read the rest of this entry »

Back to School Safety Tips for Motorists

Prevent Auto Collisions This Fall

Preventing Auto CollisionsAs children head back to school this fall, the volume of foot and automobile traffic will inevitably increase. This represents an exciting time for kids and parents alike; however, the added number of individuals on the roads often coincides with a higher auto collision rate. Read the rest of this entry »