BASF puts finishing touches on ES8

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario – July 16 2018 — Using its coating solutions BASF has helped create an unforgettable look and unparalleled performance for the ES8.    The high performance electric sport utility vehicle from NIO, a multinational electric vehicle manufacturer based in China, uses BASF’s coating solutions for the surface pre-treatment and […]

Tuesday Ticker

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario – July 16, 2018 – In this week’s Tuesday Ticker LKQ gets stock recommendation, Axalta raises prices, and much, much more.   Companies will report second quarter earnings results over the next couple of weeks. Expect a flood of financial results from publicly-traded companies. Check this space in the […]

Guild 21: The Power of Leadership

By Jeff Sanford    Toronto, Ontario – July 12, 2018 — The latest Guild 21 teleconference took place last Thursday. Taking a break from recent discussions of technical advances on the shop floor, the most recent presentation was led by management consultant Ken Perlman.   Technical skills are what a collision repair center relies on to […]

Tesla owners lose big in Ontario

By CRM Staff    Toronto, Ontario – July 16, 2018 — Some Tesla owners explained that they might have to pay an additional $14,000 for their new Model 3 vehicles. According to the CBC, this occured after the Ontario government made the decision to cancel the incentive program for electric and hydrogen cars last week.  […]