Feel the Heat: the Ionstar from Nitroheat

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 20, 2018 — Nitroheat USA, a leader in heated nitrogen for spray painting systems, has launched the Ionstar, a static neutralizer anti-static blow gun. According to the company, this battery-less unit has a built-in micro-turbine generator that internally produces the necessary power using compressed air instead of a battery. […]

Clear your calendar for the 2019 IRT

By CRM staff   Toronto, Ontario — December 20, 2018 — Every year and a half, leading auto recycler associations from all over the world gather together for the International Roundtable on Auto Recycling (IRT) and the submissions for papers to present are open until the end of the year.   Among a broad range […]

Uber’s self-driving operations return to Toronto

By CRM staff  Toronto, Ontario — December 20, 2018 — Uber’s autonomous operations (Advanced Technology Group “ATG”) will be returning to Toronto starting today, with humans operating the wheel. The ride-sharing service’s autonomous testing, which has been suspended since March after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Arizona, returns to Canada’s biggest city in the […]

Can you believe this?! – December 20, 2018

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 20, 2018 — This week Collision Repair has prepared the top three unbelieve stories for you. From a woman caught trying to fill up her Tesla with gas to a new autonomous vehicle that will deliver your groceries — Plus much more! “My Tesla Needs Gas” A woman […]

What are the advantages of auto recycling?

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 20, 2018 — We rely on it to take us everywhere and it plays a huge role in our lifes.  Meanwhile the rest of our environment is paying the price. Yes, I’m reffering to the four wheels we rely on daily. But, it’s not just the continuous use […]

ADESA names new Saskatoon general manager

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 20, 2018 — ADESA has named Kyle Mutch as its new Saskatoon general manger. ADESA is a business unit of global vehicle remarketing and technology solutions provider KAR Auction Services. Mutch brings with him a decade of sales and operations management experience, having previously worked as a distribution manager […]

CSN Collision Centres Raises $175,000 for Make-A-Wish Canada

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario — December 20, 2018 —Tis the season of giving and CSN shop owners across Canada have joined together to raise $175,000 for Make-A-Wish Canada to give children holiday miracles year-round. “Our CSN shops have worked extremely hard leading up to the holidays to raise funds that will help children live […]

Acura’s excessive oil consumption problem

By CRM staff   Toronto, Ontario — December 20, 2018 — An Acura vehicle owner in Cape Breton thought he was just paying for an oil change but instead paid for a diagnostic problem that involved the engine.   Bob Martel is the owner of a 2012 Acura TL that he paid $41,000 for. He […]