Editor’s Log: A Tale of Two Industries

By Gideon Scanlon Toronto, Ontario — March 1, 2019 — Though we may point out any number of differences between our culture and that of our neighbour, Canadians usually accept that our culture is very similar to America’s. We eat the same food, we drive the same vehicles, we watch the same television shows–and many […]

GM replaces two executives

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario – March 1, 2019 —General Motors will be losing two top executives effective April 1. Alan Batey, executive vice president of North American, will be retiring after 40 years of service with the company.   Batey will be replaced by Barry Engle, the current executive vice president and president of […]

Tesla announces $35,000 Model 3

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – March 1, 2019 — Tesla’s long-anticipated announcement has finally arrived. The electric vehicle car manufacturer announced that the Tesla Model 3 is now available and it’s going for $35,000. “With 220 miles of range, a top speed of 130 mph and 0-60 mph acceleration of 5.6 seconds is now […]

Week in review – March 1, 2019

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – March 1, 2019 – So what really happened this week? What were the biggest headlines concerning the collision repair and automotive community? Collision Repair has prepared the top five news headlines from the week. Solera’s New Research Centre Digital technology company in data and software for the automotive, light […]

AIA Canada hosts Ontario Advocacy Day

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario –- March 1, 2019 -–The introduction of the automotive aftermarket industry to the new Government of Ontario was a major focus at the 2019 Ontario Advocacy Day hosted by the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada. The Association was joined by members from both the collision and repair sectors of […]