CARSTAR raises more than $500,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Canada

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – January 10, 2019 – Collision repair network CARSTAR has raised more than half-a-million dollars for cystic fibrosis research and care. The franchise – which has more than 600 facilities across Canada and the US – raised much of the cash through hockey tournaments, car washes, auctions and golf competitions put […]

ICBC committed to resolving dispute with ARA

By CRM staff  Toronto, Ontario – January 10, 2019 – Automotive Retailers Association CEO Ken McCormack has said the minister in charge of ICBC is committed to finding a solution to an ongoing dispute over compensation rates. McCormack met with BC Attorney General David Eby on January 7 to discuss a 2010 decision that ended negotiations […]

GFS names new executive vice president of sales

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – January 10, 2019 – Sal Parente has been named the new executive vice president of sales for Global Finishing Solutions, overseeing the company’s aerospace, automotive refinish and industrial sales business unit. “The addition of this new executive management role will provide our organization with leadership, support and experience to assist […]

Can you believe this?! – Jan. 10, 2019

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – January 10, 2019 – Collision Repair has prepared some unbelievable stories to share with you this week. From someone driving right into a dealership to a man driving his Ferrari right into the ocean. Check out the video below to see the top four unbelievable stories of the week! Lost […]

Tiger Auto Parts is expanding locations

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – January 10, 2019 – A Toronto-based distributor of replacement auto parts, Tiger Auto Parts has announced it will be launching its  operations in the U.S. The company had bought over the 72,000-square-foot building in Walton Hills, Cleveland from bed frame manufacturer, Mantua Manufacturing in December for $2.8 million. According […]

Goodyear names new senior vice president

By CRM staff  Toronto, Ontario — January 10, 2019 — Goodyear Tire and Rubber have appointed Gary Vanderlind to the position of senior vice president of Global Human Resources, effective Feb. 1. Vanderlind, who is the vice president for the company’s Americas region, began his career with Goodyear in 1985, working retail and managing multiple company-owned […]