Tuesday Ticker: Fix Auto USA stakes it claim; AkzoNobel makes acquisitions

Paul Gange, President of Fix Auto USA, says his company has vowed to fight to retain the company's US franchise license. Photo by Fix Auto USA.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — July 3, 2017 — In this week’s Tuesday Ticker: Fix Auto USA isn’t letting Fix Auto World have the name without a fight, AkzoNobel execs talk about the new growth to come at the coatings company and Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, gets ready to raise […]

Tropicana to host collision career fair

Program Coordinator Marc Tremblay (centre) and students at the 2016 career fair. The 2017 event will take place on August 29, 2017.

By Josh White Toronto, Ontario — July 3, 2017 — Tropicana Employment Centre will hold its 6th annual Autobody and Collision Repair career fair on August 29, 2017. Tropicana is best known in the collision repair industry for its works in getting youth and adults involved in collision repair with its Pre-Apprenticeship Program. The program […]

Boyd Group expands in Georgia

Winnipeg, Manitoba — July 3, 2017 — The Boyd Group has announced the opening of a collision repair centre in Greensboro, Georgia, about 75 miles (120 km) east of Atlanta. The centre previously operated as Rodfathers Collision Center & Sales. The collision facility will now operate under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name. “This […]

Ford, Mazda issue recalls

Mazda has issued a recall for the Mazda 3 and the Mazda 6 (seen here) due to issues with inadequate sealing on the rear caliper's boot.

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — July 3, 2017 — Ford and Mazda have both issued recalls recently for safety issues associated with Ford’s Transit and Mazda’s 3 and 6 models. Mazda 6 cars from 2014 and 2015 and the Mazda 3 from 2014 through 2016 are being recalled because the parking brake may drag […]