Conferencing in Calgary: CCIF 2019

Calgary, Alberta — Sept. 27, 2019 — CCIF kicked off last Thursday at the Westin Calgary as a national venue for collision industry networking, and keynote speaking. The event began with a reception on Thursday, September 26 before kicking off into its day of speakers, panels, and meet-and-greets on the 27th, all focused towards CCIF’s […]

Tech Check: AIA Canada to host free webinar on emerging technologies

Toronto, Ontario — Sept. 27, 2019 — With new automotive technologies taking the repair industry by storm, the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) has announced a webinar discussing how emerging auto technology will impact small- and medium-sized aftermarket businesses. The free webinar will take place from 2 p.m to 3 p.m EST on Oct. […]

Editor’s Log: Wrongful Write-Offs

Toronto, Ontario — Sept. 27, 2019 — This week, a well-regarded repairer referred to a popular vehicle accident history provider service–which gives drivers access to accident histories on vehicles as an insult to industry professionals. The repairer’s call came after a customer had expressed a desire for a vehicle to be written-off because he had […]

Prioritize Pulling: CAA calls on Ontario government to prioritize towing regulations

Toronto, Ontario — Sept. 27, 2019 — To commemorate the province’s fourth annual Tow Safety Week last week, CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) is calling for the Ontario government to work on towing industry regulations. Last week, CAA SCO issued an online statement calling for provincial regulations in the towing industry. The company calls […]

AV Report – September 27, 2019

Hyundai Getting Aptiv in AVs Hyundai is diving deeper into AV tech with a $4 billion joint venture alongside autonomous system design company Aptiv. Hyundai and Aptiv will each contribute $2 billion to the new development, splitting the new company’s ownership 50-50. It aims to produce a production-ready autonomous driving platform available for robotaxi drivers, […]