Friday Fun: March 30, 2018

Bikes may soon be equipped with devices that allow them to “talk” to autonomous vehicles.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — March 30, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: Cracking down on distracted driving, the slow pace of recall repairs and much, much more!   The latest campaign by Toronto police to crackdown on distracted driving comes with a dramatic headline: “That Text or Call Could End it All.” […]

GM announces executive moves in Canada

Scott Bell has been named vice president, GM Canada marketing, sales and service. Bell will be responsible for marketing, sales and service across all four GM brands – Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC. He will also join GM Canada’s Executive Committee and GM Canada’s board of directors. (Photo by John F. Martin for General Motors).

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — March 29, 2018 — General Motors (GM) announced that John P. Roth, currently vice president, GM Canada marketing, sales and service, has been named president and managing director of GM Africa and Middle East operations, effective June 1. Roth will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and […]

BASF named one of Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers for 2018

BASF Canada president, Marcelo Lu, speaks to employees at a holiday luncheon celebration in the Distillery District.

By CRM Staff   Mississauga, Ontario — March 30, 2018 — BASF Canada as one of Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers in the 2018 list of Canada’s top employers. The list, which has been compiled for the last 18 years by Mediacorp, appeared in a supplement in The Globe and Mail.   “At BASF Canada we […]

Mike Anderson says FCA requires destructive welds

Test welds should be performed even for small spot repairs

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — March 30, 2018 —  Collision Advice CEO Mike Anderson outlined OEM requirement for destructive test welds during a webinar reports Repairer Driven News. In the online event aimed at collision repair professionals, Anderson also speculated that bodyshops were not always practising these techniques.    According to RDN, Anderson […]