In Memoriam: Neil Herbert Creek

Winnipeg, Manitoba — The aftermarket industry mourns the loss of Neil Herbert Creek, who passed away on Sept. 22, 2019. Neil began his aftermarket career in July 1979 at Gillis and Warren, part of the Booker Automotive Group in Winnipeg, Man. after graduating from the University of Manitoba. Shortly thereafter, he transferred to Western Warehouse […]

Elite Reminder: Dave Luehr and Elite Body Shop Solutions hosting free webinar tomorrow

Toronto, Ontario — Dave Luehr is proud to welcome author and industry analyst Susanna Gotsch onto his latest installment of Body Shop Solutions, “What to Expect in 2020:  Developments in the automobile in 2019 and what that may mean in 2020.” The seminar will discuss this year’s developments within the automobile industry what that may […]

Protest Pattern: As GM strike ends, UAW turns attention to Ford

Toronto, Ontario — After General Motors and the United Auto Workers (UAW) ratified the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement last Friday, the union has turned its attention to Ford.  UAW General Motors members reached an agreement with GM on Oct. 25, ending the longest automotive strike in 50 years. Hours after the 40-day strike came to […]

Duster 3000 DOWNDRAFT from Island Clean Air

This mobile prep station aims to provide cleaner air by removing airborne contaminants leftover from paint, rusted metal, and fillers. The Duster 3000 DOWNDRAFT creates a “capture zone” at the base of the unit to draw in dirty air, creating a mushroom airflow pattern to clean air in a 464.5 sq m floor area. This […]

Tuesday Ticker – October 28, 2019

Premarket Power As American General Motors workers ratify a new four-year labour contract, the company’s shares have reacted accordingly. As of Monday morning, GM shares were trading at $36.96, up 0.64 percent from Friday’s close. The automaker saw premarket movement on Monday morning after reaching a new labour contract for its employees and UAW members. […]

Unearthed Gem: GEM-CAR opens renovated Montreal headquarters

Montreal, Quebec — Shop management systems company GEM-CAR cut the ribbon to its renovated Montreal headquarters last week, unearthing the results of a million-dollar expansion and renovation project. To celebrate the primed and polished renovations GEM-CAR hosted a grand opening event on the evening of Oct. 24, letting its invited customers and guests explore the […]