Tuesday Ticker: May 11, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Quebec’s Lion Electric goes public via a recently completed merger, auto parts manufacturer Martinrea reports significant gains for Q1 2021 and U.S labour groups file an USMCA complaint on a Mexican auto parts manufacturer.The Bull, the Bear and Lion Quebec-based electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Lion Electric began […]

Salvage Shock: After renewing car insurance N.S. family finds out car is uninsurable

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia — Two years ago, Lisa Burnie’s daughter purchased her first vehicle. It was a 2009 Hyundai Elantra, which she bought from O’Regan’s Direct Wholesale in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, according to CBC.  However, just two weeks ago when Burnie was looking to renew her daughter’s insurance she received some shocking news.  She found […]

To Spite the Fascia: Ford places restrictions on bumper fascia repair

Toronto, Ontario — In an announcement put out by the American automaker last week, Ford has decided to place significant repair restrictions on all of the company’s ADAS-equipped bumper fascias going forward, a move likely to have ramifications felt across all sectors of the automotive industry. “During body repairs that involve front and rear bumper […]