Mid-Year Commercial Truck Market Shift

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In the July 2020 Commercial Truck Guidelines Industry Update, analysts from J.D. Power Valuation Services reported that Class 8 retail volume was way up in June and depreciation accelerated moderately as a result. Medium duty sales volume was also up across the board. “June’s strong volume was most likely a combination of pent-up […]

RumbleOn To Present at Upcoming J.P. Morgan Auto Conference

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RumbleOn (NASDAQ: RMBL) the e-commerce company using innovative technology to simplify how dealers and consumers buy, sell, trade or finance pre-owned vehicles, today announced senior management will present at the J.P. Morgan Auto Conference on Wednesday, August 12. J.P. Morgan Auto Conference Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Format: Presentation and 1×1 meetings A webcast […]

Nuclear Notice: Radioactive equipment stolen in Montreal

Montreal, Quebec — On the evening of July 15, 2020, a vehicle containing a Troxler portable gauge was stolen in Montreal. A police report has been filed with the local police force. This radiation device contains the nuclear substance Cs-137 with an activity of 158 MBq. The radiation device is categorized as Category 4, based […]

EV/AV Report: July 20, 2020

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s EV/AV report, automakers Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors raise stakes in the EV market, a B.C. program provides heightened support for businesses in the electric vehicle sector, and a new partnership forms to produce self-driving semi-trucks. Total Domination Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors aim to sell 1 million electric […]

New Role: Jeff Peevy named VP Technical Products, Programs and Services for I-CAR

Toronto, Ontario — Jeff Peevy is returning to I-CAR as the vice president of technical products, programs and services at the end of this month.  “Peevy will spearhead the strategic development and growth of all I-CAR curriculum and technical relations efforts while leveraging his more than 20 plus years of executive management experience in the industry,” […]

COVID-19 Precautions: SEMA releases health protocols to be implemented at 2020 show

Las Vegas, Nevada — SEMA has announced the COVID-19 safety protocols that it will be implementing at this year’s aftermarket trade show. Firstly, all attendees must wear a mask or face shield to attend the event.  SEMA said they will also designate “entrance and exit areas to control and screen visitors with discrete daily health queries, […]

Industry Insider: More on the CSN merger featuring Ryan Bruno, president and CEO

Toronto, Ontario — This past week was a big one for Canadian network CSN Collision Centres as the network announced its merger with the U.S.-based 1Collision. This new union, deemed “a natural fit” by CSN, allows the two companies to offer a unified collision repair experience and claims management solution to the driving public and […]