Co-Auto Co-Operative to go nationwide

Co-Auto Co-Operative logo.

Toronto, Ontario — October 26, 2016 — Co-Auto Co-Operative has announced it will deliver a national service that is a “one-stop shop” for dealers anywhere in Canada. The company will also change its name to Consolidated Dealers Co-Op. The company is based out of Ontario. A press release from the company notes that auto dealers […]

NAPA/CMAX show off latest scanning tech at trade show

NAPA/CMAX held a local trade show at the Morrow Building in Peterborough. Check out the gallery below for more photos!

By Barett Poley Peterborough, Ontario — October 26, 2016 — Trade shows are always a great opportunity for both up-and coming companies and autobody mainstays to show off their solutions and products. The NAPA/CMAX Show in Peterborough, Ontario, lived up to this promise. The show took place October 24 and 25 at the Morrow Building […]

Unlocking information: Audatex Canada officially launches AudaVIN for Shops

Michel Caron of Audatex Canada says AudaVIN for Shops helps repairers to unlock the car's 'DNA,' providing as much information as possible at the very first stage of the repair process.

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — October 26, 2016 — Audatex Canada has officially launched AudaVIN for Shops, the company’s latest tool for the collision repair industry. There’s a lot of information contained in that string of 17 digits, but Audatex Canada says the last six digits contain a wealth of useful data that hasn’t […]

Report: Most pickup headlights not performing adequately

New research conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety indicates that the headlights on most new pickup trucks are not performing adequately.

By Mike Davey Arlington, Virginia — October 26, 2016 — Late-model pickup trucks are falling short in the headlight department, according to the latest study conducted by the US-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Honda Ridgeline was the only one large pickup tested by IIHS that is available with “Good” rated headlights. Even […]