Boyd Group sales increased by 18.8 percent in Q2 2016

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Winnipeg, Manitoba — August 15, 2016 — It looks like another bang-up quarter for the Boyd Group. The company has officially reported its financial results for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2016. Sales have increased by 18.8 percent to $331 million from $278.7 million in 2015. While some of this growth in […]

Honda Canada releases scanning and calibration position statement

Honda Canada has recently issued a position statement outlining the importance of scanning and calibration when making repairs to Honda and Acura vehicles.

Toronto, Ontario — August 15, 2016 — Honda Canada has released a position statement that, in general, confirms what we’ve seen recently from major OEMs in the US: all vehicles involved in a collision must have diagnostic scans, inspections, and/or calibrations done to avoid improper repair. The position statement defines a collision as “damage that […]

‘Counting Cars’ TV show and Matrix Automotive Finishes team up for sixth season

The sixth season of History Channel Canada's hugely popular 'Counting Cars' will hit screens across the country later in August.

Las Vegas, Nevada — August 15, 2016 — With the sixth season of the hugely popular History Channel reality TV series ‘Counting Cars’ set to hit screens across Canada later this month, avid watchers of the show may notice a familiar brand returning to the fold for yet another year. Matrix Automotive Finishes, a subsidiary […]

Report: Trans-Pacific Partnership will negatively impact Canada’s auto industry

A study by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives outlines possible negative impacts for Canada's automotive industry, especially in regards to competitiveness of assembly and auto parts plants.

Ottawa, Ontario — August 15, 2016 — A new study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) indicates that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will have negative impacts for the Canadian automotive industry, one of the primary drivers of the nation’s economy. In brief, the study outlines how the TPP may undermine the competitiveness […]