BMW starts production of carbon fibre i3

Leipzig, Germany — September 20, 2013 — The BMW Group made history this week with the start of series production of the BMW i3, as it marks the first carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) has been used in automotive volume production. The body structure of the BMW i3 consists entirely of this extremely lightweight and durable material.  […]

Independent Broker Resources to offer broker-owned telematics

Toronto, Ontario — September 20, 2013 — The Independent Broker Resources Inc. (IBRI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) has announced it intends to partner with Quindell Portfolio to introduce what it calls “ground-breaking telematics technology” to the Canadian marketplace. The partnership will launch a broker owned telematics solution. […]

Fix Auto members reconnect at Ontario/Atlantic meeting

By Mike Davey Vaughan, Ontario — September 20, 2013 — Members of the Fix Auto network from across Ontario and Atlantic Canada gathered recently at the Spring Hill Suites by Marriott in Vaughan, Ont. Held twice a year, the regional meetings are a chance for shop owners to connect with peers, network and share best […]