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The History of the Automobile in America,

it’s mechanical and auto body technology and development, the people who drive them, the laws they are subject to, the evolution of the roads they drive on, and almost inevitably, the technology required to recover a collision-damaged vehicle and return it to drivable condition, are all intertwined. The history of the collision repair industry, most specifically, the many companies that support the industry, have a long and interestingly varied past.

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Thursday, August 1, 2013


It was about this time that vehicle shock absorbers appeared.  Dampening the suspension controlled wheel shimmy while traveling along unpaved roads, and helped drivers better control their vehicle, keeping them out of ditches, out of the way of oncoming traffic, and out of accidents. 

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