Impala Asset Management Files Preliminary Proxy Materials to Solicit Votes for the Election of Leo Hindery, Jr. and Brent Dewar to the Harley-Davidson Board of Directors

Believes Nominees Will Provide Needed Fresh Perspectives for Company’s Strategic Direction and Critical Input on Hiring of New CEO NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Impala Asset Management LLC (together with its affiliates, “Impala”), a shareholder in Harley-Davidson Inc. (“Harley” or the “Company”) (NYSE: HOG) since 2008, today announced that it has filed preliminary proxy materials in connection with […]

Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies Introduces All-New Endurant XD Heavy-Duty Transmission

GALESBURG, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has announced it is expanding its Endurant automated transmission lineup with the introduction of the all-new Endurant XD™ series. The Eaton Cummins Endurant XD series are purpose-built, high-performance automated transmissions designed for on-highway applications with high gross combined weight ratings, such as double and triple trailer trucks, and […]

Factor 55 Joins Warn Industries

CLACKAMAS, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Warn Industries (WARN) today announced the acquisition of Factor 55, a manufacturer of highly-engineered rigging hardware for CLOSED SYSTEM WINCHING™, a winching technique that uses rigging comprised entirely of closed link hardware. Similar to WARN, Factor 55 is a premium brand operating in the vehicle recovery market. The Factor 55 product offering includes: […]

Class 8 Market Woke Up in February

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In the March 2020 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported that Class 8 auction volume and pricing were better than expected in February and retail depreciation was milder than recent months. “Looking forward, Covid-19 has thrown the industry through a loop,” said Chris Visser, commercial truck senior […]

IAA, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2019 Financial Results

Strong Top and Bottom Line Performance for Fiscal 2019 Announces Margin Expansion Plan WESTCHESTER, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2019, which ended December 29, 2019. John Kett, Chief Executive Officer and President, stated, “On behalf of everyone at IAA, our thoughts are […]

Editor’s Log: Our Health in Your Hands

By Gideon Scanlon Toronto, Ontario —  In early March, the World Health Organization announced that the Coronavirus was no longer an epidemic. It had become a pandemic. In their professional assessment, nowhere would be safe. Shortly afterward, governments across the world announced plans that would not prevent the inspection from spreading so much as slow […]

Believe it or Not: March 20, 2020

Toronto, Ontario — In a week when the automotive sector–and the world–needs a laugh more than ever, Collision Repair is more than happy to provide its weekly dose of Believe it or Not content. This week’s video is full of strange mods, insane crash landings–even some runaway tires. Watch the video below!

Survival Tips: VeriFacts offers bodyshop guidance amid COVID-19

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— VeriFacts Automotive is offering shops some helpful tips on protecting their employees from COVID-19. As the challenge of the coronavirus expands and local, provincial and federal authorities implement new rules for business operations and personal interactions, the collision repair industry and the many people who work in it are faced with new […]