Vast majority of repairers embrace OEM referrals

Toronto, Ontario — May 3, 2019 –Following the announcement that Ford will begin using mobile technology to refer drivers to bodyshops as soon as an accident is detected, Collision Repair issued a survey to gauge the community’s reaction. With a record-setting number of responses, the results show that eight-in-10 collision repairers across Canada expect to […]

MPI warns bodyshops to be cautious of thieves

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – May 8, 2019 – Collision repairers in Manitoba may be targetted by thieves stealing vehicles. Manitoba Public Insurance is now warning auto repairers to be cautious of where client’s keys are being stored.  On Saturday, a Winnipeg had her SUV stolen at a Canadian Tire service centre while it […]

AIA Canada recognizes automotive aftermarket industry leaders

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — May 8, 2019 — The AIA Canada recognized two Canadian industry leaders, Simplicity Car Care’s Paul Prochilo and industry veteran John MacDonald during its annual 77th general meeting at the Novotel Toronto Mississauga Hotel. CEO of Simplicity Car Care Paul Prochilo is an active member in the aftermarket industry. […]

General Motors and Unifor come to an agreement

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – May 8, 2019 – General Motors Canada announced it will be saving 300 jobs and possibly more at its GM Oshawa assembly plant as a part of its transition plan. Last November General Motors announced that it would be shutting down its Oshawa plant as a part of GM’s […]