AIA signs cooperation agreement with China’s CAMRA

At the signing of the agreement between AIA Canada and CAMRA. From left: Mark Deroches and Mubasher Faruki of BCIT, Desmond Chan of Fix Auto, Fengling Wang of CAMRA, J.F. Champagne of AIA Canada, Bob Kirstiuk of Advantage Parts Solutions and Frank Liu of CAMRA.

Beijing, China — April 9, 2017 — The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada has announced it has signed a cooperation agreement with the China Automotive Maintenance and Repair Trades Association (CAMRA). The official event was held in Beijing at the AMR2017: Auto Maintenance and Repair Expo. “Cooperation and collaboration is needed to grow and […]

CSN-J&J Dominion and MLSE give cancer survivor a night to remember

Alex Mandarino (left) holds the signed jersey he received after a night at a Leafs’ game with Daniel Di Carlo. Mandarino is a young cancer survivor. He and his parents took in the game courtesy of tickets donated by Joe Di Carlo of CSN-J&J Dominion Collision.

By Barett Poley Toronto, Ontario — April 9, 2017 — Alex Mandarino has had a rough few years. Diagnosed with leukemia at 20 years old, he had to put his life on hold to focus on the arduous and demanding cancer treatments. It was a life changing experience. Two years later, he’s ready to move […]

PBE Distributors hosts 2017 Spring Trade Show

A selection of photos from the 2017 PBE Distributors Spring Trade Show. check out the gallery below for more!

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — April 9, 2017 — PBE Distributors held its annual Spring Trade Show at Toronto Airport Marriot recently, bringing together dozens of top manufacturers under one roof. PBE Distributors is part of Color Compass Corporation. In addition to the displays and equipment demos, two celebrities made appearances at this year’s […]

The Autonomous Report: Court battle between Google and Uber heats up

The scene of a recent accident in Arizona involving an Uber self-driving vehicle (right). According to one eyewitness, who thought the Uber had a human driver, 'It was the (Uber) driver's fault for trying to beat the light and hitting the gas so hard.'

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — April 9, 2017 — In this week’s Autonomous Report, we look at how advanced technology may lead to driver complacency and more crashes, the latest update on the court battle between Google and Uber over allegedly stolen tech, how a race between nine autonomous vehicles (AVs) only saw four […]