Crisis at Chrysler: Explosion at Stellantis Windsor Assembly Plant deemed ‘intentional’

Windsor, Ontario — The police arson unit was called in following an explosion at Stellantis’ Windsor Assembly Plant on Thursday which investigators are currently considering “intentional.” Windsor police arrived at the minivan factory at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday evening following a report of an explosion at the facility. According to the Windsor police’s press release, […]

EV/AV Report: November 8, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, a B.C.-based developer electrified some classic cars for the SEMA show, Canadian politicians push back on the U.S.’s newly proposed EV incentives and Volvo speaks out at the COP26 climate conference. Old Cars, New Hearts A British Columbia-based EV developer turned a lot of […]

Time to Act: Electric Mobility Canada releases 32-point EV Action Plan

Toronto, Ontario — U.S. President Joe Biden has been making those in the Canadian electrification business a little bit nervous with his recent “Build Back Better” plan, prompting Electric Mobility Canada to make its intentions clear with a 32-point plan for the Canadian EV industry. Covering several facets of electrification policy, including light and heavy-duty […]

Battery Business: Tesla to build battery equipment facility in Markham, Ont.

Markham, Ontario — Ontario could be getting the EV work it has been hoping for as Mayor of Markham, Ont., Frank Scarpitti tweeted on Thursday that a new Tesla facility is bound for the Toronto suburb, in order to help supply the automaker’s gigafactories with battery cells. “I am delighted to share that Tesla Canada […]

A Week to Remember: Catch Collision Repair’s exclusive pics from SEMA 2021!

Las Vegas, Nevada — Well, another SEMA Show has officially wrapped up. We may be bidding the lights of Las Vegas goodbye ’til 2022, but the events of the last five days have given us plenty to think about as an industry. The first time attendees gathered at the SEMA Show since 2019, this year’s […]

Three Million Served: Mitchell Diagnostics surpasses three million total scans

San Diego, California ⁠— Mitchell announced earlier this week that its Mitchell Diagnostics platform has exceeded three million total scans.  First introduced in 2017, Mitchell Diagnostics surpassed one million scans in 2019, two million in 2020, followed by 3.2 million in October 2021. Created for today’s complex vehicles, Mitchell says the platform is able to […]

Welcomes of the Week: CARSTAR Brossard

Brossard, Quebec — CARSTAR Canada is proud to announce the opening of CARSTAR Brossard, at 761 Boul. Matte, Brossard, Quebec. Owner of CARSTAR Brossard, Maxime Waked, has been a part of the CARSTAR family since 2015 and has since grown his business to now four locations with this newest addition. Waked credits his focus on […]