R18, R19, R20 Welding Rod Materials from Polyvance

Since 1981, Polyvance has traditionally offered a wide variety of plastic welding rod materials, profiles, and colours. In response to industry and customer demands, it is now announcing the availability of three new welding rod materials: R18, R19 and R20. R18 is polypropylene reinforced with 15% long glass fibre. This material is now used on […]

Auto Altruism: Cox Automotive partners with Habitat for Humanity for industry build

Toronto, Ontario — September 20, 2019 — The Canadian automotive industry achieved a milestone this week as team members from various automotive organizations participated in the first-ever Canadian Automotive Industry Build in support of Habitat for Humanity Canada. On Wednesday, employees from Cox Automotive Canada, Canadian Black Book, CARFAX Canada, Desjardins, Hyundai Canada, Scotiabank and […]

Keep It Airy: Hyundai developing new airbag system

Toronto, Ontario — September 20, 2019 — In the wake of Honda’s new passenger airbag, Hyundai has announced its own new-age development in front-seat safety. The automaker has added a third airbag to its model, designed to inflate between the passenger and the driver in the event of a collision that sets off both front […]

AV Report – September 20, 2019

Rev-Up at Rivian In the largest EV order to date, online retail giant Amazon has requested a whopping 100,000 electric vans from Rivian Automotive. Rivian, a Michigan, U.S. based startup dedicated to emissions-free vehicles, received the hefty order recently and plans to have the first 10,000 vans shipped to Amazon by 2022. Rivian hopes to […]

Collision Repair Industry Insider Episode VII: Jack Poladian of Eagle Towing

Toronto, Ontario — September 27, 2019 — On this week’s Industry Insider Jack Poladian, the operations manager at Eagle Towing, talks business. He takes us through the logistics of growing a towing business, and even how to branch into one from a collision repair standpoint. Check back on Fridays for more episodes of Industry Insider.  […]