Volvo parts restriction will be making its way to Canada

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – March 7, 2019 –  While Volvo Car USA has announced that it has restricted the sale of its parts to Volvo Certified collision facilities, these restrictions will not affect the Canadian market–at least not immediately. “Effective March 1, 2019 Volvo Car USA is restricting sale of several highly specialized parts […]

Believe it or not – March 7, 2019

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — March 7, 2019 — From a major drug-bust to a terrifying avalanche pouring over a series of vehicles, Collision Repair has prepared the top three unbelievable stories of the week! 1. Suspicious Tires A number of Canadian Ford dealerships made an unexpected discovery. Dealerships in Ontario, New Brunswick, and Quebec […]

The cost of vehicle safety inspections is on the rise in Manitoba

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – March 7, 2019 – For nearly a decade Manitoba has set the vehicle inspection rate to a flat fee of $55, but that changed on March 1. The provincial government dropped the $55 price tag for safety inspections and as of March 1, auto repair shops can now set […]

Alberta’s new state-of-the-art safety training facility

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario — March 7, 2019 —  Albert Motor Transport Association (AMTA) hosted the grand opening of its state-of-the-art safety training facility located at the Edmonton International Airport, Airport City site. The facility will serve as a commercial transportation hub for safety training development and delivery, research and technology innovations, and will help […]

Canada’s transcontinental electric highway

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario — March 7, 2019 — Canada is well on its way to developing the first transcontinental electric highway. Former state-owned energy firm Petro-Canada announced the news stating that 50 high-powered electric vehicle charging stations will be installed along the country’s 4,860-mile Trans-Canada highway by 2020. Petro Canada, which is owned by […]