State Farm's program, which offers auto policyholders the option of using a Service First shop, now includes 15,000 body shops
, and 35% of State Farm's policyholders use this option annually.
In the San Fernando Valley, investigators suspect there is at least one roving gang of thieves that specializes in taking orders from body shops
and then going out to steal them.
Since then, BodyShopBids has partnered with more than 160 body shops
in Chicago and saved its customers an average of 60 percent on each car repaired.
Of every ten body shops
, three of them are unethical and five of them do mediocre work at best," said "Neal," one of three anonymous auto body business veterans who agreed to give Edmunds.
The objective of the service is to create a more positive and efficient experience for everyone involved in a claim - customers, body shops
A nationwide listing of body shops
is available free at www.
Ask your insurance company if it guarantees the work of its preferred body shops
Ask your insurance company if they also guarantee the work for their preferred body shops
Phase two of the implementation will include connecting Merastar's policyholders with an auto body shop
from a database of Merastar preferred body shops
Part of a program Allstate hopes will drive body shops
to compete aggressively with each other to provide the best customer service and repair quality, the second largest auto insurer in the nation has begun ranking repair facilities.
founded in 1937, is a nationwide operator of 113 auto paint and body shops
located in approximately 100 cities throughout the United States.
Dealerships and their body shops
recognized for their participation in the CertifiedFirst Network are: