MSO Symposium, Canada Night among the highlights of NACE 2013

By Mike Davey Las Vegas, Nevada — October 21, 2013 — Challenges exist, but the future is what you make it according to Mike Anderson. Anderson delivered the keynote address at the Opening General Session/Collision Industry Forum at the International Autobody Congress and Exposition (NACE), which took place October 16 to 18 in Las Vegas, […]

Hamilton city council not ready to enforce towing license bylaw

By CRM Staff Hamilton, Ontario — October 22, 2013 Uncertainty surrounding the number of towers in the city has prevented city council from enforcing its licensing regulations for the towing industry. The bylaw, passed in 2012 to regulate tow truck drivers working for the two biggest towing companies in the municipality, has stalled because the […]

Axalta, GFS, Kaeser plan special spray booth demo for SEMA

Las Vegas, Nevada — October 21, 2013 — Axalta Coating Systems, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) and Kaeser Compressors will be partnering up to bring a hands-on demo experience to SEMA attendees when the show hits Las Vegas in November. Those in attendance at the show, which runs from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8, will have […]

Car-Part enhances online marketplace for sellers, parts orders

Fort Wright, Kentucky — October 21, 2013 — has announced several enhancements to Car-Part Pro, its parts marketplace for professional repairers and insurers. Car-Part Pro and Car-Part Messaging combine to read and modify estimates using the CIECA EMS standard, including Mitchell, CCC and Audatex estimates. The company claims that this simplifies the workflow for […]

BASF to showcase “Ultimate 1967″ Camaro at SEMA

Orlando, Florida — October 21, 2013 — BASF has announced it will showcase the “Ultimate 67” Camaro at this year’s SEMA event, taking place November 5 to 8 in Las Vegas. The “Ultimate 67” will be on display at BASF’s booth, #21441.  The “Ultimate 67” Camaro is a blend of the classic muscle car with […]

The Hybrid Shop showcases new battery pack conditioning method at NACE

Gainesville, Virginia — October 21, 2013 — The Hybrid Shop (THS), an international network of dealers committed to providing care for hybrid-electric vehicles (HEVs), announced a new method of battery pack conditioning for hybrids at its booth (C1165) during NACE. “Our new method of hybrid battery pack conditioning restores hybrid batteries to up to 95 […]