Consumer watchdog group agitating for transparent testing of automated vehicles

Google's driverless cars have been involved in 16 collisions since testing began.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — October 13, 2015 — The California Department of Motor Vehicles has announced it will post all autonomous vehicle accident reports on its website. The move comes after a citizens’ group, Consumer Watchdog, suggested the DMV make the reports more easily available. In a press release announcing the action, an […]

New polisher promises more power for quicker cleaning

The new Dual Action Polisher Pro from Shurhold Industries.

Palm City, Florida — October 13, 2015 — Shurhold Industries has introduced the Dual Action Polisher Pro, featuring more power, bigger pads and a larger orbit than its predecessor, which the company says gives it the ability to cut through oxidation faster. The Dual Action Polisher Pro features an extra-large 21 mm random orbit. Shurhold […]

Let’s help the industry help itself

Craig Sindall of Napanee District Secondary School and the students in the Colourshop Focus program he's running this semester. Students spend full days in the shop during the program, giving them the opportunity to do large projects, such as restoring a '69 F-250 (seen here). Students are registered as Specialist High Skills Majors, which gets them extra training and a Red Seal on their Grade 12 diplomas.

Toronto, Ontario — October 13, 2015 — There’s a lot you can do to bring a new generation of repair staff into the industry. Recently we received a letter from Craig Sindall, a high school teacher in Napanee, Ontario, seeking help to keep his students enthusiastic by giving them access to better equipment. You can […]