The limits are endless with great people by your side BY TOM BISSONNETTE “I saw enough of the shops over in Europe to make the decision to come back and totally transform Parr into a world class collision repair facility.” As many of you know, I am not an auto body technician—I was a mechanic […]


Do you really need more work—or is there an alternative? BY STEFANO LIESSI What if I were to suggest a strategy that could bring an increase to the revenue stream all by way of adjusting a process or two. Would you be interested? In my regular Collision Repair columns, I typically touch on training in […]


Looking to improve? Take responsibility BY JAY PERRY The end game of accountability is to assist our team members to becoming self-reliant in providing corrective measure that take us toward continuous improvement in the area of everything we do as a corporation. One of the most challenging parts of leadership is the issue of accountability. […]


It’s time we bring trust back to the trade BY CHELSEA STEBNER Trust—or lack of it—is causing breakdowns in communication and in production during the collision repair process. It is causing layers of paperwork and administrative time. It is causing relationships that we think are decent, to erode over small issues. The definition of trust […]


SkillsOntario takes trades promotion online BY MAX REID Last year saw the collision industry endure a period of uncharacteristic helplessness for a trade so foundationally dedicated to ingenuity and independence. The pandemic kept shops apart from their customers, and by extension, the communities in which they operate. Many felt, understandably, as though they were losing […]


Andrew Shepherd gives insight on I-CAR’s new courses BY MAX REID With automakers the world over announcing wide-scale conversions of their fleets to battery-electric vehicles (EVs) and telematics systems becoming nearly commonplace, the collision repair industry is no longer simply on the verge of a technological revolution—we’re in the midst of it. That is why […]

California Hydrogen Coalition: Major Push for Hydrogen as Part of State’s Zero-Emission Vehicle Strategy Slated for California State Senate Hearing on Friday

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ClimateAction–If California is going to meet its aggressive goals for zero-emission vehicles, the state will need to make major new investments in building the infrastructure for hydrogen vehicles. That will be the testimony of union leaders, auto manufacturers, and the hydrogen industry at a hearing of a joint hearing of the Senate Transportation […]

Facedrive Announces Changes to Board of Directors and Executive Team

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Facedrive Inc. (“Facedrive” or the “Company”) (TSXV:FD), (OTC:FDVRF), a Canadian “people-and-planet first” tech ecosystem, today announced changes to the composition of the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”) and the Company’s executive team. On April 7, 2021, the Company appointed two new members to the Board, each of whom bring a wealth of experience […]

Helbiz Offers 100k Free Rides in Major Cities Across Italy to Encourage Covid-19 Vaccinations

Partners with Italy’s National Epidemiological Emergency Commission ROME–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Helbiz, a global leader in micro-mobility and the business combination target of GreenVision Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: GRNV), today announced it is partnering with the Epidemiological Emergency Commission of Italy to offer its support for the ongoing vaccination campaign against the Covid-19 outbreak. As part of this campaign, […]

ITT to Release 2021 First Quarter Results on Friday, May 7

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 9, 2021– ITT Inc. (NYSE: ITT) will release its first quarter financial results before the opening of The New York Stock Exchange on Friday, May 7, 2021. The company will hold a conference call at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the 2021 first quarter financial results. To participate on the […]