Elite Education: Dave Luehr and Elite Body Shop Solutions to host free webinar

Toronto, Ontario – October 16, 2019 – Dave Luehr’s Elite Body Shop Solutions has announced the next installment in the free elite webinar series, featuring CCC Information Services director and industry analyst Susanna Gotsch. What to Expect in 2020, a seminar discussing developments in the automobile industry in 2019 and what that may mean in […]

Airgo 2.0 from Big Ass Fans

As its parent name suggests, the Airgo 2.0 spans a whopping eight-foot diameter. With its Easy-Lock system, this unit features a full 360 degrees of movement utilizing high volume/low speed technology to keep workers cool. Despite the fan’s size, the Airgo 2.0 is said to produce virtually no sound–little enough to carry out a conversation […]

Dear Feds, With Love: AIA releases letter to federal political parties

Toronto, Ontario — Oct. 16, 2019 — In the face of the upcoming federal election, AIA Canada wants to remind the nation’s federal government parties that our automotive aftermarket industry is an economic driver⁠—and the industry is facing disruptions. As the nation approaches the federal election on Monday, Oct. 21, AIA Canada has released a […]

A Move for Mayfield: New location for Western Canada’s largest Toyota dealership

Edmonton, Alberta ⁠– Oct. 16, 2019 — Mayfield Toyota, Western Canada’s largest Toyota dealership in terms of volume, is relocating into the country’s largest shopping mall. The dealership is moving to Edmonton, Alberta’s iconic West Edmonton Mall, saying it requires more space in order to accommodate its growing staff and sales volume. The planned store will be […]

Ion the Future: Former EV battery researcher wins Nobel prize

Toronto, Ontario — Oct. 16, 2019 — EV batteries will be in 15 percent of new vehicles sold in 2025, and the world is not ready, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist has said. Akira Yoshino, a professor at Meijo University in Nagoya, Japan has been awarded the Nobel prize in chemistry for his development of lithium-ion batteries–the […]

Metal Meddlers: Precious metal prices cause rise in catalytic converter thefts

Hamilton, Ontario ⁠— Oct. 16, 2019 ⁠— Police in Hamilton, Ontario have seen more than 61 catalytic converter thefts on their streets since May of this year. Catalytic converters are key components in a vehicle’s exhaust system. The part essentially acts as an oven, burning off what the engine does not, and making for cleaner emissions. The […]

Recycling Rundown: ARA’s 76th annual convention and exposition

Charlotte, North Carolina ⁠— Oct. 16, 2019 ⁠— Last weekend, auto recyclers across North America took to Charlotte Convention Centre in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Automotive Recycler’s Association’s (ARA) 76th annual convention and exposition. This year’s theme was “Accelerate!”, which aimed to offer one-of-a-kind learning opportunities on new products and services, deliver in-depth educational sessions and […]