Deer Diary: Some wildlife collisions down 24 percent when wolves are around

Toronto, Ontario — Rural shops: if your business has seen fewer run-ins with deer-related damages, there could be a good reason for that. According to North American researchers and market analysts, when wolves colonize new areas throughout Canada, the overall deer-related auto collisions decrease as much as 24 percent.  Dominic Parker, a natural resources economist […]

Squeaky Clean: MK Auto Group provides free vehicle cleanings to frontline workers

Calgary, Alberta — For the second year, the MK Auto Group will be providing complimentary vehicle cleanings to frontline workers from Alberta Health Services and local fire departments until June 30, 2021. “When the pandemic hit last year, we wanted to do what we could to give back to our community during this incredibly challenging […]

Can You Believe This?! May 28, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s dose of Can You Believe This?! clips, learn the perfect painting DIY to try on your buddy’s project car, witness Saskatchewan’s worst fake license plate, spot an all-natural traffic jam and much, much more!

Integrated Intelligence: Solera to acquire Omnitracs and DealerSocket

Toronto, Ontario — Solera announced last week that it will acquire Omnitracs, a complete fleet management platform, and DealerSocket, a leading SaaS provider to the automotive industry.  With operations in more than 90 countries, Solera is the global technology and solutions provider operating in the vehicle lifecycle management ecosystem. Solera’s software and data assets power […]

Strap In: ItalDesign files patent for motorcycle seat belt

Toronto, Ontario — Most people can agree that wearing a seat belt in a car just makes sense safety-wise. Motorcycles, on the other hand, are a whole different story. Mainly because strapping yourself to a 500 pound piece of metal doesn’t necessarily scream safety.  However, one company has designed a mechanism that could disrupt the […]