Training Directory

Collision Repair Training Directory

By CRM staff  Toronto, Ontario — January 17, 2019 –– Be a part of Canada’s biggest industry with this must have training resource! The annual Training  Directory, powered by Collision Repair magazine, is gearing up to be bigger and better than before. You can be part of this exciting and important endeavor.   Training in the collision […]

Survey: Most Canadians would switch auto insurers for $150 of savings

By CRM staff  Toronto, Ontario — January 17, 2019 –- While collision repair centre customers whose repairs are being covered by auto insurers may not be particularly concerned about the final bill, they are more likely to raise a huff about a spike in their premiums. A new survey-based study has found that most Canadians […]

CallRevu announces new CEO

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 17, 2019 –- CallRevu, an automotive solutions company, appointed Anthony Giagnacovo to the position of chief executive officer. “As we passed 20 million calls per year, and partnered with Serent Capital, it became clear that CallRevu was ready to transition from founder/CEO model to a CEO experienced in growing […]

Can you believe this?! – Jan. 17, 2019

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 17, 2019 –- It’s been quite the week for unbelievable stories. Collision Repair has prepared the top three wild stories of the week which includes an instance of a toddler flying out of a moving car and footage of an elderly woman having the ride of her life. […]

Saskatchewan auto repair association joins the SCRS

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 17, 2019 — The Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR) is the most recent Canadian association to become affiliated with the largest trade organization representing collision repairers in North America, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS). The SAAR is a non-profit organization of automotive repairers and associated […]

Survey: Repairers hold dim view of pre-apprenticeship curriculum

Toronto, Ontario — January 16, 2018 — Canada’s collision community has delivered a scathing verdict against the country’s auto repair education programs. According to the results of an anonymous survey of Collision Repair readers, just 38 percent of industry owners and managers believe Canada’s pre-apprenticeship diplomas provide an excellent or good foundation in the basics […]

Brexit bill defeat threatens British auto repair industry

London, U.K. — January 16, 2018 — The British collision community and broader automotive aftermarket has reacted to the news that its Parliament had resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed Brexit deal with widespread concern. Without a deal, Britain looks likely to automatically leave the European Union without any trade or customs agreement, beyond […]