Rondex concludes three-day annual general meeting

The Rondex team during their three-day annual general meeting.

By CRM Staff   Winnipeg, Manitoba — February 16, 2018 — After three days in Winnipeg, Rondex concluded its second annual general meeting (AGM). The meeting focused largely on maintaining strong relationships with company partners.   “The keyword is family,” say James Sun, marketing assistant, Rondex. “It’s a family-owned business. We care about our customers […]

Martech releases new air breathing products

Martech Services’ new Personal Air Breathing Unit.

By CRM Staff   Mazeppa, Minnesota — February 16, 2018 — Martech Services Company has released their new Personal Air Breathing Unit – Model P-20 in accordance with U.S. standards for breathable air quality.   According to Tom Wright, director of sales and marketing, Martech, when used properly, a Personal Air Breathing Unit will work […]

Uni-Select announces two new branch openings overseas

Henry Buckley, president and chief executive officer, Uni-Select.

By CRM Staff   Boucherville, Quebec — February 16, 2018 — Uni-Select has announced the opening of two new branches in the U.K., under its subsidiary Parts Alliance. This comes in addition to the previous expansions last year to Midsomer Norton and Southampton.   The Croydon location opened in January, extending the company’s ability to […]

Carrossier ProColor Saint-Hyacinthe achieves I-CAR Gold Class certification

The team at Carrossier ProColor Saint-Hyacinthe receives their I-Car Gold Class certification.

By CRM Staff   Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec — February 16, 2018 — Carossier ProColor announced the certification of its Saint-Hyacinthe location with I-CAR Gold Class status, located at 17550 St-Louis Avenue in Saint-Hyacinthe.    Involved since January 2017 in the process of obtaining the Gold Class certification, the team of six technicians and an estimator have […]

AV Report: Smart roads take drivers into the future

The new autonomous suitcase from 90 Fun, the Puppy 1.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — February 19, 2018 — In this week’s AV Report, constitutional issues around AVs, the mighty size of the market, an AV suitcase named the Fun Puppy 1, and much, much more.   -An interesting quote from the recent Senate report on automated vehicles (AVs) comes from Ian Jack, […]

3M’s Peter Wrong wins the Rick Berg Award

Peter Wrong of 3M's automotive aftermarket division is the most recent recipient of the Rick Berg Award

By CRM Staff Whitby, Ontario  — February 17, 2018 — While many employers have bemoaned the fact that they hired the wrong man for the job, 3M executives are celebrating their decision to hire Mr. Wrong – Peter, to his friends.   This week, the multinational conglomerate awarded the 2017 Rick Berg Award to Peter Wrong, […]

Friday Fun: February 16, 2018

When his brakes failed, a terrified Floridian man called 911 for advice on how to stop on the highway.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — February 16, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: a spiky stop on a Florida highway, price-fixing at the pumps, a parking lot snowed under and much, much more! -A harrowing scene took place on a Florida interstate last week. The driver of a BMW on a Florida interstate last […]