Ribbon Cutting for CTC Markham: GM opens Canada’s largest auto tech hub

GM Canada's CTC Markham, the country's largest automotive software centre, opened on Friday

By CRM Staff Markham, Ontario  — January 22, 2018 — On Friday, General Motors Canada officially opened the Canadian Technical Centre (CTC) Markham. Expected to employ more than 700 staff members, the site will focus its efforts on software development for active safety, in-car infotainment systems self-driving vehicle controls. “CTC Markham represents a new kind […]

The honour rollers: finalists for the Montreal International Auto Show named

The Volvo SE, winner of the large premium car category

By CRM Staff Montreal, Quebec — January 22, 2018 — The finalists for the Montreal International Auto Show 2018 Canadian Car of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year have been revealed. Drawn from category winners, the fourteen finalists represent seven manufacturers. Mazda and Jaguar Land Rover have received three nominations, while Honda, Chrysler […]

Sneak peak: dealing with disruptive innovation

Andrew Shepherd of AIA Canada argues training is vital to managing disruptive innovators.

Enjoy a sneak peak into our next issue of Collision Repair magazine. By Erin McLaughlin Disruptive innovation was described by Jeremy Corbyn in The Economist as one of the most influential business ideas of the 21st century. When an innovation takes form that dramatically changes one or more elements of an industry, paradigm or system, it can […]