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3 Quick Tips To Keep Your Car’s Paint Looking Great

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Tips from an East Bay Auto Body Shop

Keeping your car’s paint in good shape is essential as it gives your car its signature look and protects the metal underneath it. In this blog post, our East Bay auto painting experts explain three ways to keep your car’s paint looking great.

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How Much Will Insurance Pay For Auto Body Repair?

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Our Oakland Auto Collision Center Weighs-In

Car accidents are one of the biggest hassles a driver can ever go through, especially when trying to recoup financial losses. Whether you are dealing with a minor bender fender or your car is totaled, it’s important to be aware of what to expect from your insurance company.

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What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Collision

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East Bay Auto Collision Center has Some Insight

Being involved in an auto accident is often quite traumatizing, but when you’re a victim of a hit-and-run collision, the trauma is indescribable. According to AAA, an average 682,000 hit-and-run collisions have occurred every year since 2006.

Some of the most common reasons for a hit-and-run collision include:

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The Safest Cars of 2019

Berkeley Auto Body Shop Discusses This Year’s Safest Vehicles

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Safety is one of the key factors most car buyers consider when making their car purchase. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) releases its picks for the safest cars each year, based on rigorous tests on collision avoidance systems, crash performance, and other safety features.

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Why DIY Auto Repairs Could Cost You More Than You Think

Our Berkeley Auto Repair Techs Discuss

Although it appears quite cost-effective to be able to fix small issues on your car, more often than not, DIY enthusiasts take on auto repair issues that are completely beyond their capabilities. Not only do they make the problem worse, but they also put themselves and other motorists in grave danger.

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The Top 8 Electric Cars of 2019

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Oakland Auto Body Shop Talks Top Electric Vehicles on the Market This Year

In the recent past, there has been increased pressure to ditch petrol and diesel-fueled cars in favor of eco-friendly electric cars. Auto manufacturers have also made significant progress by ensuring improved performance and adding features that make them more desirable to customers.

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When Should You Touch Up Your Car’s Paint Job?

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Our Berkeley Auto Painting Experts Explain Why It’s Not a DIY Job

Over time, or after an accident, your car’s paint job is bound to chip or fade. However, you can restore your car’s gloss with a new paint job from an experienced auto painting shop. When it comes to repainting your car, you want to make sure that everything is done right. Unless you intend to perform minor touch-ups, it is critical that you take it to a licensed auto body shop.

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7 Ways to Find a Trustworthy Auto Body Shop

Find an East Bay Auto Collision Center That Works For You

Often times, drivers frequent auto body shops that fall short of their expectations. Poor auto body jobs compromise the safety of your vehicle, and you may end up spending more money fixing the defects in workmanship.

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How Do Auto Collision Avoidance Systems Work?

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Advanced Tech Can Help Avoid Trips to the Auto Body Shop

Over the years, there have been tremendous leaps in the safety features installed in vehicles. These range from automatic braking systems, to front- and rear-mounted cameras and collision avoidance systems. Collision avoidance systems help vehicles detect obstacles, pedestrians, and other vehicles, anticipate collisions, and automatically steer the vehicle away or apply the brakes.

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Professional Auto Care Tips for the Rainy Season

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Berkeley Auto Collision Center Talks Car Care Tips

With the approaching rainy season, it is more important than ever that you are able to properly maintain your car. Not sure what’s involved with rainy season car maintenance? We’ll run through some of the most important considerations for you below.

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