Mourning Mazda6: Mazda announced the Mazda6 will be discontinued in Canada and U.S.
Toronto, Ontario — Mazda recently announced that the Mazda6 midsize sedan will not return in Canada and the U.S. for the 2022 model year and production in Canada will end in July. “As remarkable a vehicle as the Mazda6 was, it faced adverse conditions in an ever-shrinking segment as consumers abandoned sedans in favour of […]
EV/AV Report: May 25, 2021
Toronto, Ontario — In this weeks EV/AV report, Ford patents technology that would use exterior cameras to read billboard ads and display them on interior display screens. Lexus hits a milestone of 2 million global sales of electrified vehicles, and Joe Biden takes the new Ford F-150 Lightning for a spin. Ford’s New Ad Patent […]
Toyota Takeover: Toyota and Lexus win more 2021 Vincentric Best Value in Canada Awards than any other automaker
Toronto, Ontario — Toyota Canada earned fifteen 2021 Vincentric Best Value in Canada Awards, more than any other auto manufacturer for the seventh consecutive year. Vehicles recognized with Vincentric Best Value in Canada Awards are compared against competitors in the same segments and are awarded for having lower than expected ownership costs. On Thursday, Toyota received […]
What Are the Chances: Cape Breton resident’s home struck by two cars in single year
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia — It’s pretty rare for a car to hit your house once, but having two cars crash into your home within one year is almost unheard of. Richard Campbell’s home, however, has defied all odds. Unlike lightning, which doesn’t strike in the same place twice, his home was struck by a […]
Need a Lift? Volvo offers its Canadian car owners free towing for life
Richmond Hill, Ontario — Volvo Cars Canada has announced a new program that benefits Volvo owners new and old. Called Tow for Life, this new roadside assistance program will tow your Volvo should it break down – even if it’s out of warranty. While the towing is free, there are a few strings attached. The […]
Terlep Talks ADAS: Frank Terlep’s Auto Techcelerators to host ADAS tips webinar
Toronto, Ontario — Frank Terlep, self-proclaimed “industry disruptor” and co-founder of Auto Techcelerators, LLC, is hosting a free webinar on Thursday about the best and fastest way to identify and sell ADAS services and calibrations. The one-hour event will take place on May 27 at 4:00 p.m. EDT (1:00 p.m. PDT), via Zoom. Participants will […]
Steve Leal on the Details: What’s ‘Right to Repair’ all about?
Steve Leal demystifies one of the most vexing industry issues and its ramifications for the aftermarket industry If you have been following the news and developments taking place across the world, chances are you would’ve come across the term “Right to Repair” more often in recent times than before. Over the past few years, a […]
Welcome of the Week: UniglassPlus Elmira opens as part of CARSTAR Elmira
Elmira, Ontario — Uniban, an industry leader in automotive glass repair and replacement, recently celebrated the opening UniglassPlus Elmira. UniglassPlus Elmira is a part of the existing CARSTAR Elmira facility, which is over 7,000 square feet. The team has two fully trained glass technicians and UniglassPlus Elmira is also looking to install calibration services in […]