Collision Repair Radio January 5th, 2018

Peterborough, Ontario — January 4, 2017 — Collision Repair magazine is pleased to announce the second installment of Collision Repair Radio. This weekly podcast will give our readers a rundown on the week’s most important stories. In this edition of Collision Repair Radio, we take a look at our top stories from the last week: more […]

Friday Fun: Cold weather and hot fires

Car-based chaos expected to continue as cold weather conditions become more frequent.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — January 5, 2017 — In today’s Friday Fun: extreme weather drives huge business for collision repair facilities across Canada, a warning on car-share insurance, and much much more! Deep Freeze The past few weeks have been all about the cold weather in North America. The National Weather Service in […]

CCIF announced schedule for January 25 of next CCIF

A scanning panel at a previous CCIF.

By Erin McLaughlin Mississauga, Ontario — January 4, 2017 — Be prepared for another full day of CCIF, and then some. The schedule and speakers have been announced for Thursday, January 25. Historically, the conference has been dominated by its Friday events, but this year attendees can look forward to a full Thursday schedule, and […]

CARSTAR expands in Quebec with CARSTAR Mercier

Alex Leduc, co-owner of CARSTAR Mercier. The repair facility can accommodate more than ten cars at a time at its 4,550-square-foot repair facility.

Mercier, Quebec — January 4, 2018 — CARSTAR Collision and Glass Service is expanding its network in Quebec with the opening of CARSTAR Mercier. The facility is owned by Robert and Alex Leduc, and was formerly operated as Carrosserie Robert.   Roger Leduc first opened the 4,550-square-foot repair facility more than 45 years ago. Since then, […]

Mercedes-Benz Canada announces new leadership structure for its corporate stores

Robert Müller, pictured above, has worked with Mercedes-Benz since 2006.

 Toronto, Ontario — January 4, 2017 — Effective January 1, all eleven of Mercedes-Benz Canada’s corporate stores will be reporting to Robert Müller, the newly-appointed Vice President, Corporate Retail, Mercedes-Benz Canada. Previously, the seven Toronto Retail Group (TRG) and four Vancouver Retail Group (VRG) locations were managed under separate leadership. The new structure’s single chain […]