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OEM vs. Aftermarket Parts: Which is Right For You?

Customers who come into our East Bay auto body shop often wonder whether it is best to go with aftermarket or original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts. This post demystifies that choice by giving background information and going over the pros and cons of each option.

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Find Out How to Properly Disinfect Your Car

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Keep yourself safe in your vehicle from germs- and the possibility of COVID-19. Use these tips for effectively disinfecting and sanitizing your car interiors to reduce your risk of contracting Coronavirus:

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4 Types of Auto Body Damage Caused by Rear-End Collisions

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Our Berkeley Auto Collision Center Has You Covered

Rear-end collisions are famous for causing a range of bodily injuries that may go undetected until later. The same can be said for the damage that the collision may cause to your car. Minor fender benders and low-mileage impacts can still inflict damage to the car frame, panels and other elements that are not outwardly noticeable. After even rear-end collisions, you should take your car to a reputable auto body specialist. The technician will inspect the car to find any hidden damages and recommend a course of action.

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What You Should Do After a Fender Bender

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If you have ever been involved in an accident, you probably know how nerve-wracking it can be. A recent news article pointed out that the number of accidents in the East Bay Area is on the rise. While fender benders are considered minor accidents, nothing prepares you for them. Here are the steps you should take if you are involved in one.

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How Much Will Insurance Pay For Auto Body Repair?

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Our Oakland Auto Collision Center Weighs-In

Car accidents are one of the biggest hassles a driver can ever go through, especially when trying to recoup financial losses. Whether you are dealing with a minor bender fender or your car is totaled, it’s important to be aware of what to expect from your insurance company.

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What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Collision

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East Bay Auto Collision Center has Some Insight

Being involved in an auto accident is often quite traumatizing, but when you’re a victim of a hit-and-run collision, the trauma is indescribable. According to AAA, an average 682,000 hit-and-run collisions have occurred every year since 2006.

Some of the most common reasons for a hit-and-run collision include:

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The Safest Cars of 2019

Berkeley Auto Body Shop Discusses This Year’s Safest Vehicles

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Safety is one of the key factors most car buyers consider when making their car purchase. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) releases its picks for the safest cars each year, based on rigorous tests on collision avoidance systems, crash performance, and other safety features.

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The Top 8 Electric Cars of 2019

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Oakland Auto Body Shop Talks Top Electric Vehicles on the Market This Year

In the recent past, there has been increased pressure to ditch petrol and diesel-fueled cars in favor of eco-friendly electric cars. Auto manufacturers have also made significant progress by ensuring improved performance and adding features that make them more desirable to customers.

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7 Ways to Find a Trustworthy Auto Body Shop

Find an East Bay Auto Collision Center That Works For You

Often times, drivers frequent auto body shops that fall short of their expectations. Poor auto body jobs compromise the safety of your vehicle, and you may end up spending more money fixing the defects in workmanship.

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How Do Auto Collision Avoidance Systems Work?

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Advanced Tech Can Help Avoid Trips to the Auto Body Shop

Over the years, there have been tremendous leaps in the safety features installed in vehicles. These range from automatic braking systems, to front- and rear-mounted cameras and collision avoidance systems. Collision avoidance systems help vehicles detect obstacles, pedestrians, and other vehicles, anticipate collisions, and automatically steer the vehicle away or apply the brakes.

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