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Vehicle Scanning Is Important Before Auto Body Repair

By Jim Pfau | September 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Vehicle Scanning Is Important Before Auto Body Repair

Vehicle scanning is really important for you to understand. It’s important for you to know what it is, why you need it, when you need it, and who offers vehicle scanning. We’re going to explain enough to make you a more-informed customer at the collision center. Let’s help you understand why vehicle scanning matters after … Read more

7 Auto Body Repair Industry Changes That Affect You

By Elling | August 8, 2017 | Comments Off on 7 Auto Body Repair Industry Changes That Affect You

Auto body repair industry changes are coming to a theater near you. As vehicle owners and drivers, we need to be more aware of what’s coming. When choosing an auto body repair business nearby to fix our vehicle after a collision, that collision center must be at the top of its game. Alan’s Collision Center … Read more

Buying A Teenager’s First Car

By Jayme Soulati | July 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Buying A Teenager’s First Car

A teenager’s first car is a lot of stress on parents. I know because I am in the process of buying my teenager’s first car. My daughter just finished the classroom training for drivers education. That takes about 20 hours, and now I am teaching her how to drive. I guess we all have been … Read more

9 Vehicle Inspection Tips For Summer Road Trips

By Elling | May 16, 2017 | Comments Off on 9 Vehicle Inspection Tips For Summer Road Trips

It’s vehicle inspection time because summer is upon us. That means families are planning the ever-popular road trip to see the historical sights in Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C.; or, they’re planning a beach getaway to Florida or the Jersey Shore. Regardless of your destination, it’s important to know your vehicle is in top form … Read more

Alan’s Collision Center Selects New Supply Chain Partners

By Elling | May 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Alan’s Collision Center Selects New Supply Chain Partners

PHILADELPHIA – Alan’s Collision Center in NE Philadelphia since 1975 announced today selection of new supply chain partner Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, and Till Paint Company, an auto body jobber founded in 1888 and headquartered in Woodbury Heights, N.J. The two will supply and manage … Read more

Daylight Saving Time And Auto Collisions

By Elling | March 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Daylight Saving Time And Auto Collisions

Daylight saving time begins this weekend, 2 a.m., March 12, 2016. Most people set their clocks ahead before they head to bed on Saturday. Isn’t it disconcerting when you wake up Sunday morning and wonder if your clock automatically adjusted the time for you? That’s why I always change the battery-operated and digital clocks in … Read more

Mercedes-Benz Certification Renewed By Alan’s Collision

By Elling | February 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Mercedes-Benz Certification Renewed By Alan’s Collision

Mercedes-Benz certification is being renewed by Alan’s Collision Center. It marks the sixth year that Alan’s Collision Center has held Mercedes-Benz certification. Alan’s Collision Center is the only Philadelphia auto body repair business with Mercedes-Benz certification. While other collision centers can hold Mercedes-Benz certification, Alan’s Collision Center has been granted location rights in Philadelphia. Drivers … Read more

American Honda Joins Alan’s Collision Center Certifications List

By Elling | February 9, 2017 | Comments Off on American Honda Joins Alan’s Collision Center Certifications List

American Honda is manufacturer for Honda and Acura vehicles. Alan’s Collision Center recently completed a rigorous evaluation to become approved for certification by American Honda to repair all Honda and Acura vehicles. American Honda Is An OEM When you look at the list of certifications on our website, you’ll see that American Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, … Read more

Legalizing Marijuana, Auto Body Repair and Drugged Driving

By Elling | January 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Legalizing Marijuana, Auto Body Repair and Drugged Driving

Legalizing marijuana has become a common issue on ballots across the country. Many liberal states, like Colorado and Oregon, have already passed legalizing marijuana while many conservative states want additional research or legalizing medical marijuana only. I’m positive you know someone who has had a mishap with impaired driving. Do you know someone, however, who … Read more

Why Choose Independent Auto Body Repair

By Elling | November 29, 2016 | Comments Off on Why Choose Independent Auto Body Repair

Auto body repair after collision should be done by an independent and high-quality collision repair business, like Alan’s Collision Center NE Philadelphia. This is called a non-direct repair program; a auto body repair business that is NOT affiliated with an insurance company. Let’s say your vehicle is in an accident. People are always confused on … Read more