Shop ’till You Drop: AIA Canada’s study of automotive e-tailing

Toronto, Ontario — Online shopping for collision repair shops may be seeing significant growth in the near future, according to AIA Canada’s latest report, titled What’s in Your Online Cart? A Study of Automotive E-tailing in Canada.   The report, as a part of AIA Canada’s Consumer Behavior Series, aims to breakdown newly observed purchasing […]

Scan Rebrand: Autologic to rebrand under Opus IVS moniker

Toronto, Ontario — Autologic is being rebranded under its parent company, Opus IVS, along with companies Drew Technologies, Farsight, Bluelink Diagnostics Solutions and all companies currently within the Intelligent Vehicle Support division of Opus Group AB.   Autologic was established in 1999 alongside the release of its scanning tool for European vehicles. It soon expanded […]

Collision Repair’s Industry Insider: Gerry Martineau of the Co-Operators

Toronto, Ontario — On this week’s edition of Industry Insider, Collision Repair chats with Gerry Martineau, AVP Auto Claims for the Co-Operators to learn more about the insurer’s practices given the results of a recent survey conducted by the magazine. Check back on Thursdays for more episodes of Industry Insider. You can catch up on old […]

Driving Success: Driven Brands acquires the Automotive Training Institute

Toronto, Ontario — The Automotive Training Institute (ATI), a coaching and consulting company for collision and mechanical repairers, has been acquired by Driven Brands, according to an email ATI sent to its vendors on Tuesday. ATI president Richard Menneg issued an email statement to ATI’s vendors on Tuesday, assuring that the current management team will […]