Steve Trapp of Axalta on ‘how to win’

Steve Trapp of Axalta Coatings Systems.

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania — November 23, 2016 — The marketplace is competitive, but Steve Trapp of Axalta has tips on the best ways to sell and market your services. Trapp is North America Services Manager for Axalta Coating Systems. Trapp’s presentation, “Selling and Marketing in an Increasingly Competitive Marketplace,” was part of the Society of […]

Toyota Canada holds training events in Toronto and Montreal

Paul Stella of Toyota and Mike Anderson of Collision Advice at the Toyota training event in Toronto.

By Barett Poley Toronto, Ontario — November 23, 2016 — A training event for collision repairers and appraisers was held in Toronto and Montreal by Toyota Canada, with the purpose of diagnostic and estimating training for collision repair shops. The Toronto training session was held at the Delta East Hotel. The Montreal session took place […]

The return of a Canadian classic: winter

Reports indicate that we may be in for a more 'traditional' winter after extraordinarily mild winters in the last two years.

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — November 23, 2016 — Everybody loves a classic, and reports indicate that we’ll soon be seeing the return of a very Canadian classic: winter. Winters across Canada have been extraordinarily mild for the last two years. While the mild weather brought some advantages to Canadians, such as not having […]

Private member’s bill seeks to ban asbestos

No OEM currently uses asbestos brake pads. However, some overseas aftermarket manufacturer still use the material. The private member's bill seeks to ban the importation of products containing asbestos.

Ottawa, Ontario — November 23, 2016 — Canada’s auto recyclers, through the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC), have been calling for a ban on asbestos imports for some time. Recently, a private member’s bill has been brought forward for consideration that would effectively end the importation of asbestos containing products. Sheri Benson, Member of Parliament […]

Tundra Take-Back continues clean-up efforts in 2016

On the scene at one of the Tundra Take-Back locations in 2016. A big part of the project involves professional automotive recyclers training local people to maintain the clean-up efforts in an environmentally conscious way.

By Shelby Kerbel Toronto, Ontario — November 23, 2016 — Many communities in Canada’s far north face significant challenges with effective vehicle recycling. Typically, end-of-life vehicles are simply piled up at the local dump. It’s a daunting task, but the Tundra Take-Back project proves that where there’s a will, there’s a way. The project started […]