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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Nashville Scene

Three Somali brothers from Middle Tennessee have served between two and four years in a federal jail. They have yet ...
Nashville Scene
14, Mohamed Omar, a 31-year-old Nashville resident who buys and sells used cars for a living, was released after serving almost four years off and on in a federal detention center outside of Bowling Green, Ky. That in itself is not unusual: 11 million ...


Autoblog (blog)

CARB has 20 days to confirm VW's 3.0-liter TDI emission fix
Autoblog (blog)
Neither CARB nor the EPA outlined the proposed repairs, but Porsche CEO Oliver Blume already suggested the fix for the engine in the diesel Cayenne. Examples from 2013 and 2014 allegedly need a new catalytic converter and software update, and those ...

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Loveland's Metric Motors: Focusing on foreign cars for 40 years
Loveland Reporter-Herald
He spent many years selling auto parts to Loveland repair shops but wanted to own his own business. So when Davis was getting ... The shop has been recognized as a certified green garage by the Green City, Clean City initiative. Metric Motors has ...


BurlingtonFreePress.com

Wind power stirs Swanton's backyard
BurlingtonFreePress.com
The plan corresponds to a growing field of so-called wind farms, on the drawing board and built, that purport to spin the Green Mountain state toward a future free of fossil fuel. As in other parts of Vermont, the prospect of such shifts in landscape ...


Green Car Reports

Tesla Vs Michigan (UPDATED): Dealership Application, Conservative Coalition, Ballot Push
Green Car Reports
That license requires a dealership to have a repair facility as part of its business, or a relationship with a licensed repair facility, according to state officials. ... The Freedom To Buy coalition, according to industry trade journal Ward's Auto ...

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