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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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Saturday, August 10, 2013


In response, no doubt, to the growing number of pedestrian accidents, inventor John O’ Leary invents a device that attaches to a car and scoops-up pedestrians into a net upon impact.  This concept may seem far-fetched.  However, the May 25, 2012 issue of Collision Week magazine describes a new pedestrian airbag fitted to the front of a Volvo V40.  

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