Auto glass shops join class action lawsuit against geico

“VIP Auto Glass Inc. (VIP) and Class members are seeking class certification in a Florida lawsuit against Geico General Insurance Company for allegedly violating the state’s law by underpaying auto glass shops not affiliated with Safelite Retail facilities or participants in the Safelite Network.

The lawsuit, originally filed by VIP, accuses Geico of using ambiguous price comparisons to determine a “prevailing competitive price” for its reimbursements to automotive glass companies, in order to pay as a little as possible,” Check out the article here.

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Coach Glass added as Cobalt sponsor for Auto Glass Week

“Coach Glass, based in Coburg, Ore., will return to 2017 Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt sponsor. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor.

Founded in 1995 out of a local auto glass shop in Eugene, Ore., Coach Glass specializes in OEM and aftermarket replacement windshield and side glass for school buses, transit buses, tour buses, fire apparatus, RVs, heavy trucks and other specialty vehicles,” Read more here.

For all your auto glass needs, visit IAS Auto Glass in the Twin Cities metro area. Visit our website for more information or call us at 952-797-4374. We offer mobile repair services!

Delta Kits Inc. returns as a Cobalt sponsor for Auto Glass Week

“Delta Kits Inc. is joining the Auto Glass Week™ lineup as a Cobalt sponsor at this year’s international event, which features automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars, and an exhibition floor.” Check out the article here.

For auto glass repair and replacement, in your area, visit IAS Auto Glass in the Twin Cities metro area. Visit our website for more information or call us at 952-797-4374.

Mobile windshield replacement is growing

“Today, AZ Glass Pros, a Phoenix auto glass and windshield replacement company serving consumers and commercial fleet services alike, announced expanding its windshield replacement business to include mobile services. Mobile services is offered via a fleet of installation vehicles and glass technicians who are trained in using field level tools and materials to ensure a safe result. Consumers eligible for auto glass insurance claims may use their glass coverage for mobile windshield replacements.’” Read more here.

For all your windshield replacement needs, visit IAS Auto Glass in the Twin Cities metro area. Visit our website for more information or call us at 952-797-4374. We offer mobile repair services!

Cash back program offered in Arizona for windshield replacement

“Gilbert auto glass repair company New Image Auto Glass announced the launch of a special cash back program for customers with auto glass insurance. The program provides a cash back of $150 when a customer with automotive glass insurance orders a glass replacement with the company.” Check out the article here.

For auto glass repair and replacement, in your area, visit IAS Auto Glass in the Twin Cities metro area. Visit our website for more information or call us at 952-797-4374.

ICBC offering rock chip repair for free through their insurance program

“The next time a rock hits your windshield, you can get it repaired for free, thanks to ICBC’s program launching this Monday.

If approved by a glass supplier associated with the insurance company, spokesperson Sam Corea says drivers can get up to three cracks or chips repaired in a single day.

‘You can have multiple repairs done for that vehicle, all depends if it’s safe to do so, but you can go back a second time and get another one repaired as well on the same windshield.’” Read more here.

For all your auto glass needs, visit IAS Auto Glass in the Twin Cities metro area. Visit our website for more information or call us at 952-797-4374. We offer mobile repair services!

GlasWed also rises to Platinum Plus Sponsor for AGW 2017

“GlasWeld will return as a supporting company and increase to the level of Platinum Plus Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™ 2017 this fall in West Palm Beach, Fla. The company is once again serving as the named sponsor of the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman.” Check out the article here.

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Zero deductible windshield glass replacement bill grinds to a halt

“Arizona drivers used to paying nothing when their car windshields are cracked or shattered by rocks appear likely to keep the insurance coverage for at least another year.

That’s because an effort by insurance companies to remove a requirement that they provide optional free glass replacement with full coverage auto policies appears dead for the Legislative session.” Read more here.

For all your auto glass needs, visit IAS Auto Glass in the Twin Cities metro area. Visit our website for more information or call us at 952-797-4374. We offer mobile repair services!

Free speech cited in court win for ambigious insurance policies

“The state of Minnesota’s attempt to crack down on Safelite for allegedly misleading policyholders on behalf of AAA failed Monday as a federal court struck down a 2015 consent order on free-speech grounds.

Safelite’s apparently scripted reminders to customers that they “may” be balance-billed by using a non-DRP glass company — even in instances where the shop is on the line saying it won’t happen — were deemed protected speech under the First Amendment on Monday.” Check out the article here.

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Violent storms mean big business for auto glass shops

“The damage to vehicles was especially severe in Hattiesburg. Auto Glass City Glass is normally closed on the weekend, but was open both Saturday and Sunday due to an overwhelming demand for glass repair, said Jessie Nixon. Shop technicians are still trying to gauge damage and keep up with demand.” Read more here.

For all your auto glass needs, visit IAS Auto Glass in the Twin Cities metro area. Visit our website for more information or call us at 952-797-4374. We offer mobile repair services!