Toyota Canada reports record 2018

Bt CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 7, 2019 — Toyota has announced its best ever year in Canada after selling 231,646 vehicles in 2018.  That figure is up 3.2 per cent on 2017 thanks in part to a spectacular December that saw sales of 15,865 units – a 25.8 per cent increase on the previous […]

Porsche reveals new Cayman GT4 model

By CRM staff  Toronto, Ontario — January 8, 2019 — Porsche has unveiled the successor to its Cayman GT4 Clubsport. The new 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport comes three years after the original – and highly successful – model was released. This time, the car features two designs – the ‘Trackday’ version, built for ambitious amateurs,and the […]

PPG buys coating manufacturer

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario — January 7, 2019 —Paints and coatings giant PPG has agreed to a deal to acquire family-owned German firm Hemmelrath. The acquisition – for an undisclosed figure – is expected to be completed in the next six months. Coatings manufacturer Hemmelrath, which employs more than 450 people, supplies automotive plants […]

Polyvance’s app delivers plastic repair procedural details

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 7, 2019 — Polyvance has launched its very own smartphone app designed to help technicians quickly identify plastics and their proper repair method. The app contains four main sections which includes, Plastics Identification, Standard Operating Procedures, Videos, and Welder Companion. Plastics Identification – a list of the most […]

AIA Canada launches new program to help businesses

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 7, 2019 — The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) has officially launched its Automotive Service Associate Program (ASAP) to help automotive service professionals access a range of solutions critical to their businesses success. The program offers a number of benefits including, tailored research at the shop-level, training events […]

Vehicle smashes through Hyundai dealership

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – January 7, 2019 — A test-drive at a Capital Hyundai dealership in St. Johns, Newfoundland went terribly wrong when the vehicle ended up smashing through the building and pinning an employee under the car. The vehicle broke through the three-metre window pane, driving right into the showroom and stopping […]