BCAA provides free roadside assistance for kids

Burnaby, British Columbia — February 4, 2014 — B.C. Family Day promotes together time but, for many busy families, competing schedules often mean kids are transported to and from activities by a variety of vehicles and drivers. That’s why BCAA is launching its new “Kids Go Free” program, to help parents ensure their kids can […]

Jeff Gordon, Axalta partner for 2014 ‘Brilliant Flames’ paint scheme

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania — February 4, 2014 — Axalta Coating Systems is excited to officially unveil the 2014 Brilliant Flames paint scheme on the number 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS race car driven by four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon. Fans will have an opportunity to see the new design at the NASCAR Hall […]

WIN, CREF encourage young women to enter collision industry

Leesburg, Virginia — February 4, 2014 — With a diverse range of roles and options available to women in the Collision Repair Industry, the timing is perfect for the Women’s Industry Network (WIN) and the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) to join forces in an effort to spread this important message. By working together, these […]

CIIA course to help groom next generation estimators

Hamilton, Ontario — February 4, 2014 — The popular basic estimating collision repair training course is back to help shop or office employees, new estimators and insurance company staff who may need assistance in estimating collision damage on cars and light trucks in Ontario. This six-night course includes, introduction to estimating, understanding vehicle construction, fundamentals […]

New MultiTool Aluminum Dent Repair Station from Elektron

  The new Elektron MultiTool Aluminum Repair Station is a complete mobile workstation for aluminum sheet metal body panels and hoods.   Madison, Indiana — February 4, 2014 — Elektron says its new MultiTool Aluminum Dent Repair Station is a complete mobile workstation equipped with the tools technicians need to properly repair dents in aluminum […]

Chuck Coonradt to keynote BASF’s VisionPlus conference

  Chuck Coonradt.   Florham Park, New Jersey — February 4, 2014 — BASF is hosting its VisionPlus Performance Group Conference March 9 to 11, 2014 in Clearwater, Fla. Chuck Coonradt will be the keynote speaker for the event. Coonradt has been called the “Grandfather of Gamification” by Ken Krogue of Forbes.com, and is the […]

Nissan Canada selects OEConnection’s collision parts procurement technology

Richfield, Ohio — February 4, 2014 — OEConnection has announced that Nissan Canada has selected its collision parts ordering and fulfillment solution – CollisionLink − for the automaker’s national network of dealerships. As part of the agreement, Nissan Canada’s Market Shield program will integrate through CollisionLink, which the company says will give dealerships the opportunity […]