Green Grants: Victoria, B.C. EV company among 24 to receive Supply Chain grant

Victoria, British Columbia — The government of British Columbia is doing its part to support environmentally sustainable Canadian businesses with the announcement of investments in 24 projects across the province. On Sunday, the provincial government issued a press release announcing that “The Supply Chain Resiliency Grant Program has awarded one-time funding of up to $400,000 […]

Don’t Trip over the Chain: CME president issues statement to Ont. government

Toronto, Ontario — President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME), Dennis Darby released a statement today, addressing concern over a number of policy changes recently made by the Ontario government that manufacturers are worried could negatively impact the Canadian supply chain. Derby’s statement comes following a number of announcements made by Ontario Premier […]

Wednesday Wisdom: Cris Hollingsworth, President of Repairify (asTech)

Toronto, Ontario — Whether it be as rudimentary as a backup camera or tire pressure gauges, or as complicated as a fully self-driving platform, ADAS components can be found in nearly every vehicle on the road today, and they aren’t getting any less complicated. Companies like asTech help provide shops with the tools and documentation […]

Airbag Uh-Ohs: Toyota to recall 80k Venza SUVs in Canada

Ottawa, Ontario — Toyota is recalling roughly 80,000 Venza SUVs in Canada and 280,000 in the U.S. across the 2009 to 2015 model years. Due to concerns of potentially damaged wires on the driver’s-side door, it’s possible that side and curtain airbags may not deploy in a collision — though there may be a related […]

All Hands on Deck: AIA releases agenda for next week’s AGM

Toronto, Ontario — A week out from its Annual General Meeting, the Automotive Industry Association of Canada (AIA) has released the agenda for the event where some of the top names in collision repair will share ideas for the coming year. As usual, the meeting will cover the appointment of the auditors for 2021, as […]

Perfect Match: AirPro Diagnostics and Auto Techcelerators announce licensing agreement

Jacksonville, Florida — In a meeting of great minds in the ADAS sector, AirPro Diagnostics and Auto Techcelerators, LLC announced on Tuesday that they have completed an exclusive technology licensing agreement with AirPro Diagnostic.  The two companies have officially entered into a partnership with the plan to integrate Auto Techcelerators’ ADAS, Calibration and Test Drive […]