Tuesday Ticker: AkzoNobel Chairman resists attempted ouster by shareholder

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — May 1, 2017 — In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, we look at the latest in the ongoing attempted acquisition of AkzoNobel by PPG, earnings reports from Axalta, Sherwin-Williams, LKQ and much, much more! – The attempted takeover of AkzoNobel by PPG continued to play out last week. AkzoNobel responded to […]

UAP acquires Belcher Pièces de Machinerie

UAP Heavy Truck Division logo

Montreal, Quebec — May 1, 2017 — UAP has announced the acquisition by its Heavy Vehicle Parts Division of Belcher Pièces de Machinerie, located in St-Augustin-de Desmaures. According to a statement from UAP, Belcher is a leader in the field of heavy machinery parts sale and distribution in construction, mining, agriculture and forestry. “We are […]

VIDEO: Experts highlight the differences between scanning and calibration

Panelists on the scanning and calibration video, from left: Bruce Halcro of Capital Collision Center, Jason Bartanen of I-CAR, Toby Chess of Kent Automotive and Barry Dorn of Dorn’s Body & Paint.

By CRM Staff   Diamond Bar, California — May 1, 2017 — Scanning and calibration are very different processes. A new video from the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) looks into the differences, as well as examining the process of scanning and diagnosing vehicle diagnostic trouble codes, as well as the associated calibration steps. […]

Pfaff Autoworks event looks at the evolution of the Porsche 911

A few photos from the Pfaff Autoworks event examining differences in construction between modern the Porsche 911 and its 1972 forebear. Make sure to check out the gallery below for more photos!

By CRM Staff   Vaughan, Ontario — May 1, 2017 — Pfaff Autoworks recently hosted an information session at its Vaughan facility for the Porsche Club of Canada – Upper Canada Region (PCA-UCR). The bodyshop welcomed over 50 guests from as far away as Georgetown, Ontario. The event presented an informative session on the evolution […]