Report alleges B.C. Liberals ignored warnings about the ICBC in 2014

Provincial Attorney General David Eby recently described the financial situation at the ICBC as a dumpster fire.

Vancouver, B.C. — February 27, 2018 — The provincial NDP may have found a new target to pin the blame of the Insurance Company of B.C.’s fiscal woes, with a report alleging that the previous Liberal government had known of the situation in 2014 and failed to take the appropriate actions.   The report, released […]

PPG develops new paint mobility team

PPG is developing coatings to help AVs using LIDAR sensors detect darker coloured vehicles.

By CRM Staff   Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — February 27, 2018 — PPG is looking to the future with a new paint mobility team specifically in place to develop paint technologies for electric cars and autonomous vehicles.    “PPG has a long history of providing paints and coatings that help automotive manufacturers protect and beautify vehicles, […]

Tuesday Ticker: February 27, 2018

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

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — February 26, 2018 — In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, earnings reports from Uni-Select, CEO insight from LKQ, Intact auto hit with collision claim costs, and much more!   Earnings season is well underway. Over the past week several companies in the auto aftermarket reported financial results for the […]

Autobody students seek work at upcoming career day

The soon-to-be grads will be in attendance at the event, armed with their resumes.

By CRM Staff Scarborough, Ontario — February 27, 2018 — Centennial College is hosting a career day for the autobody program students on March 6, 2018. The event will be held at the college, 930 Warden Avenue, Room 121, in Scarborough between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. Armed with their resumes and eager to work, […]

Canadian International Autoshow wraps up

Car show wraps up

Toronto, Ontario — February 26, 2018 — Four straight days of record-setting crowds to open the 2018 Canadian International AutoShow set the pace for one of the strongest events in the 45-year history of Toronto’s automotive exposition.   More than 52,000 people traveled through the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on the final Saturday. Final attendance […]

Lambo goes out for a spin…literally!

Lambo snow spin out

Vancouver B.C. — February 26, 2018 — Vancouver’s recent snowfall had most drivers paying extra attention to the road. Most, but not all. One, whose Lamborghini bore the N badge of a novice driver, apparently took the concerns of weathermen as something of a challenge, one that ended in his spinning off the road and […]

Removable cover eliminates cross contamination

Steck Rubber Cover

Dayton, Ohio — February 26, 2018 — Reduce your investment in redundant body tools by applying Steck’s red rubber removable cover to the tools you already own giving you the ability to work on aluminum.   The Soft Strike General Purpose Dolly Cover is made from Buna rubber for your steel dolly to allow you […]