HGreg.com Acquires Largest Nissan Dealership in Eastern U.S.

KENDALL, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HGreg.com, one of the fastest growing automotive groups in North America, completes today its acquisition of the largest Nissan dealership in the eastern U.S. Now known as HGreg Nissan Kendall, the dealership is located at 17305 S Dixie Hwy, in Palmetto Bay, south-east of Kendall. With the important acquisition, HGreg.com expands its portfolio […]

AEye Wins Most Outstanding Autonomous Vehicle Technology Innovation of the Year Award at Tech.Ad

AEye’s iDAR Artificial Perception System Recognized for Groundbreaking Perception Innovation that Enables Automated Vehicles to Make Better Decisions, Faster DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AI—Tech.AD – Today artificial perception pioneer AEye announced it has been awarded Autonomous Vehicle Technology Innovation of the Year at Tech.AD, one of the world’s leading autonomous vehicle technology conferences. The award recognizes achievements in […]

Franklin Covey Co. Announces the Passing of Hyrum W. Smith, Renowned Speaker, Entrepreneur, Author, and Philanthropist

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#leadership—Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) is mourning the passing of Hyrum W. Smith, a renowned speaker, entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist, who co-founded the company nearly four decades ago. Smith died on Monday, after a courageous battle with terminal cancer. He was 76. FranklinCovey CEO, Bob Whitman, said, “We extend our deepest heartfelt sympathies […]

Lippert Components Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire CURT Group, a Leading Manufacturer and Distributor of Branded Towing Products and Truck Accessories for the Aftermarket

Transaction Highlights: Advances LCI’s diversification efforts, doubling the size of the aftermarket business, adding a highly complementary portfolio of prominent towing and truck products Enhances growth profile of the aftermarket business, as well as adding a large, installed customer base Leverages robust distribution network, innovative product technologies, and advanced engineering and R&D capabilities Anticipated to […]

Editor’s Log: Priorities in Disorder

Toronto, Ontario — In January, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers fired the first shot by issuing a statement on the importance of following OEM repair procedures. “All post-collision vehicle repairs must be conducted in accordance with the repair procedures issued by the vehicle’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM), specific to […]

Celebrating in Quebec: CSN’s National Conference

Quebec City, Quebec — The 2019 CSN Collision Centres National Conference took place in late October amidst the historic sites of Quebec City. Le Château Frontenac hosted the affair, serving as a suitable setting for CSN’s conference and its historical theme. The conference began on Thursday afternoon with two OEM-led information sessions. Paul Stella, manager […]

Drop All Pretensioners: GM Canada recalls 75,000 trucks

Toronto, Ontario — GM Canada is recalling more than 75,000 pickup trucks nationwide due to a seat belt defect capable of setting the vehicle’s carpet flooring on fire. The seat belt pretensioners are at fault—modern pretensioners utilize a small explosive that, in the event of a crash, are detonated in order to move a piston […]

Spray Your Cares Away: The LPH 300 from Anest Iwata

The LPH 300 has found a niche with UV primers that provides world-class value to customers who use UV technology. UV technology is becoming very popular for its speed and performance.  With minimal defects when cured and DTM properties of some UV products allow it to be easy to use.  UV products can also be […]

AV/EV Report ⁠— November 22, 2019

Cyber…What? Tesla’s long-awaited all-electric pickup truck is here⁠—and it’s certainly something.  On Thursday night, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the automaker’s long-promised Cybertruck at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, Calif. With the launch, Tesla is dipping its toes into one of the most profitable corners of the U.S. auto market, as pickup trucks account […]