Green Auto Repair News

Body Shop Pollution

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

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

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

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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City agency denies request to tear down old auto repair shop for condo development
Mid-City Messenger
Instead of granting the request, however, a committee member made a motion to defer the issue for two weeks to give Nguyen and opportunity to speak with a neighborhood organization. He added that they're hoping to get green space and parking in the ...

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 ...

Why big carmakers are so eager to partner with startups like Uber
Automakers are looking toward a technology-driven future, one where they increasingly acknowledge that getting around may not require owning a car. On Tuesday, two of the world's largest automakers, Toyota and Volkswagen, said they were stepping up to ...

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Lane Ranger: Tesla, BMW and Volkswagen tag in with top green cars
Gainesville Sun
“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 managing director of Automotive Engineering and Repair. "The Tesla took three awards — Best Green Car over ...

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2016 Readers Choice winners
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
Eastland Green Golf Course. 3. Swan Lake Golf Club. Favorite Local Attraction. 1. Kids-N-Play. 2. Liberty Park. 3. Beachaven Winery. Favorite Place for Girls Night Out. 1. Swirlz Art. 2. Blackhorse Pub & Brewery. 3. Oneal's. Favorite Place for Happy ...