Power-Saving Mode: Japanese microchip producers predict shortage carrying through 2022

Toronto, Ontario — As the automotive industry barrels into yet another financial quarter still suffering from a case of microchip mania, Japan’s Rohm Co. comes bearing the grim news that the vital piece of technology will likely remain in short supply at least throughout next year. The Kyoto-based chipmaker provides the now highly sought-after semiconductors […]

Data Dilemma: Mitchell 1, Snap-on file lawsuit against Autel

Note: A previous version of this article mistakenly accredited the pending lawsuit to Toronto, Ontario — Trouble is brewing in the world of diagnostics as Mitchell 1 and Snap-on launch a lawsuit against Autel. The lawsuit, which has yet to be proven in court, alleges Autel stole information from Snap-on and Mitchell 1. “Autel competes […]

Greener Pastures: AIA Quebec division postpones September golf tournament

Quebec City, Quebec — The Automotive Industries Association of Canada’s (AIA Canada) Quebec division is sad to announce its golf tournament, originally scheduled for September 9, 2021, has been postponed until spring 2022. It had been hoped that new measures would have been brought into effect regarding outdoor sporting events and indoor dining and socializing, […]

Last Ride: N.C. Corvette sale called off due to meeting with bottom of ditch

Greenville, North Carolina — Breakups can be ugly; you can spend years together, form a bond that you think is unbreakable—and then next thing you know you’re upside in a ditch. This is the story of a man and his Corvette. Spencer Everette of Greenville, N.C. was supposed to sell his 2020 Corvette Stingray the […]

Welcomes of the Week: NOVUS Glass St-Hyacinthe joins the Fix Network fold

St-Hyacinthe, Quebec — NOVUS Glass has welcomed a new facility in Quebec. NOVUS Glass St-Hyacinthe is run by entrepreneur Real Arcand, who has been associated with Fix Network since 2011 and successfully operates six major Fix Auto facilities, all in Quebec: St-Hubert East, Chambly, Longueuil East, Brossard, Varennes and St-Hyacinthe. With the addition of NOVUS […]