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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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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

1959

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is founded.  Funded by the insurance industry and operating as a non-profit organization in Arlington, VA, the IIHS works to reduce the number and severity of motor vehicle crashes.  It carries out research and produces ratings for popular vehicles relative to their crash-worthiness.

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