Understanding the risks of Cybercrime

Toronto, Ontario — July 5, 2019 — On Tuesday morning, the Boyd Group announced it had been the victim of a ransomware attack. Although the auto repair investment fund has not uncovered any evidence that customer or employee information has been compromised, security experts are continuing to investigate the extent of the damage. While work uncovering […]

A week in review – July 8

Toronto, Ontario — July 5, 2019 – Worried about what you missed this week? From one B.C. shop’s big innovative move to a cyber attack striking an auto-insurance company, Collision Repair has been covering the top auto industry stories this week and is providing a review of all the top stories. So catch yourself up […]

Bodyshop Talk Episode IV: AV hacking and cyber-insecurity

Toronto, Ontario — July 5, 2019 — BodyshopTalk is back this week with an episode focusing on ransomware attacks and how companies are dealing with them.  On Tuesday, the multi-billion dollar auto repair investment group announced its internal systems had detected a ransomware attack, and that staff had taken steps to contain and mitigate the […]

Flatline Greentech Dryer

Toronto, Ontario — July 5, 2019 — Flatline is pleased to present their latest Greentech drying system.  Patented in gas catalytic and infrared technology, Greentech developed the drying system specifically for the collision repair industry. Greentech ensures the dryer was designed to cause absolutely no damage to plastic mouldings and will not overheat panels or […]

New data shows severe weather is affecting collision claims in a big way

By Elizabeth Sargeant Toronto, Ontario — July 5, 2019 – North America has been facing some extreme weather this year. From massive hail storms to the unforgiving and icy polar vortex, forest fires and flood, the climate has not been kind, and collision repairers across the continent have been reaping the benefits. While Canadians and […]