Ryder Chairman & CEO to Participate in Virtual KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrials and Basic Materials Conference

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Robert Sanchez will participate in investor meetings at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrials and Basic Materials Conference. Who:   Ryder System, Inc. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Robert Sanchez       What:   KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrials and Basic Materials Conference     […]

Announcement of Official Confirmation of Chapter 11 Plan for Faraday Future’s Founder and CPUO YT Jia by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court (Central District of California)

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Faraday Future (FF), a California-based global intelligent mobility company, today announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California entered an order officially on May 21st confirming the chapter 11 reorganization plan (the “Plan”) for Faraday Future (FF)’s founder and Chief Product and User-Eco officer (CPUO), YT Jia. After […]

Slow Recovery: DesRosiers analyzes COVID-19 impact on Canadian aftermarket

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— After exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian aftermarket, DesRosiers Automotive Consultants is predicting a 46 to 52 percent decline in kilometres driven in Canada in April—with a slow recovery in the subsequent months. Data current as of April 30 showed mobility to workplaces was down 57 percent for Canada, while […]

Cash Cow: Ford to pay some suppliers early 

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Ford is helping some of its suppliers survive a cash crunch by paying its bills early. The company is aiming cash-strapped parts makers have access to cash flow and working capital as production restarts across North America. Ford restarted most of its U.S. factories on May 18 after a two-month shutdown amid […]

Read Up on Recycling: Car-Part.com’s online webinars

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Car-Part.com has been hosting frequent webinar sessions amid the pandemic, available on the company’s Facebook page. Car-Part.com currently has 10 webinars scheduled for the month of June. Topics include instructional guides and tips on using popular industry software, such as Partmate and Order Trakker. Remaining sessions for May include: Selling Used Parts […]

AutoHouse Technologies 2019 Benchmark Report: Touch Time

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— All week, Collision Repair has been highlighting AutoHouse Technologies’ key findings from its 2019 Benchmark Report on the performance of Canadian collision facilities in 2018.  Today, in the final part of the series, we take a closer look at some of the big takeaways from the report’s look at the most important […]

EV/AV Report: May 25, 2020

Bring on autonomy The pandemic may have provided autonomous technology with the perfect opportunity to prove itself. Martin Abadi and Erin VanderVeer, counsel and senior associate at Borden Ladner Gervais, respectively, predict that seeing autonomous vehicles providing automated forms of service delivery amid the pandemic will accelerate the global adoption of connected and autonomous vehicles […]

Editor’s Log: What makes success happen?

By Gideon Scanlon Toronto, Ontario — In late 2017, when I started covering the collision industry, I set myself a challenge—to figure out what it was that made some people in this sector so wildly successful. As I prepare to move on from Collision Repair, it seemed high-time to share my findings with readers. Make […]