CCIF Breakdown: Attracting Talent

CCIF director Brigitte Pesant and chair Patrice Marcil.

CRM Staff   Montreal, Quebec — May 31, 2018 — There is a spectre haunting the collision repair industry, the spectre of a labour shortage. And the problem, as CCIF chair Patrice Marcil made clear at last week’s CCIF forum in Montreal, runs much deeper than low enrollment numbers.    For one thing, many colleges have […]

Fix Auto volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House

By CRM Staff   Calgary, Alberta — May 31, 2018 — The Fix Auto team recently volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House (RMHC) in Calgary. The team, comprised of Fix Auto regional office staff, Fix Auto Deerfoot owner Lana Moritz and Fix Auto Calgary Coachworks shop manager Phil Schaber, went to work on a landscaping […]

Porsche to introduce augmented reality technology in U.S. dealerships

Porsche Cars North America announced the introduction of “Tech Live Look,” an Augmented Reality technology designed to improve technical services at Porsche dealerships in the United States.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — May 31, 2018 — Porsche is one of the many companies taking initiatives to grasp the opportunities that come with emerging technologies. Porsche dealerships are beginning to implement a new diagnostic technology at its dealership repair facilities. Dubbed “Tech Live Look,” the system could reduce repairs up to […]

Friday Fun: June 1, 2018

The well-known “Homeless Jesus” statue in Hamilton.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — June 1, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: Homeless Jesus saves pedestrians, Big Data benefitting insurers, the latest safety trick from Audi and much, much more.   The well-known “Homeless Jesus” statue in Hamilton is being credited with saving the life of several pedestrians. A local news report […]