Tuesday Ticker: Palladium peaks, a U.S. firm bids on an Australian banner

Last month, Palladium, found in catalytic converters, spiked to a record high of $1,1380 per tonne.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — February 6th, 2018 — In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Blackstone bids for an Australian collision repairer, recyclers benefit from record palladium prices, Fix bulks up its board, and much, much more.   AMA Group (Australia) American private equity fund, Blackstone, has announced a bid to buy major Australian […]

AIA Ontario donates $15,000 to Canadian youth foundation

The AIA announced a $15,000 donation from its Ontario division to its foundation for kids.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — February 5, 2018 — Last Thursday, the Ontario Division of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) donated $15,000 to the High Five for Kids Foundation.    The foundation, which is a charitable organization under the AIA itself, has been in operation since 2005. It provides grants to […]

Nissan puts Saudi women behind the wheel with surprise instructors

Nissan has released a new video celebrating the change to Saudia Arabia's driving laws.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — February 5, 2018 –– Five months after the historic change in Saudi Arabia’s laws finally allowing female citizens to earn drivers licenses, women claim they are still facing reluctance from some of their family members. To help overcome this, Nissan offered a group of aspiring female motorists the chance to […]

Come fly with me: Unmanned aerial taxi from Airbus takes flight

The Vahana, a self-piloted prototype air-taxi makes its first successful flight.

By CRM Staff Vancouver, B.C. — February 5, 2018 — Airbus rescently celebrated a milestone accomplishment when its Vahana aircraft completed its first full-scale flight. Designed to be the first unmanned aerial taxi, Airbus hopes the vehicles may one day replace all taxis on the road. The Vahana aircraft is a pilot project from Airbus’s […]