Coal for Christmas: Toronto police arrest two in Project Clone auto theft investigation

Toronto, Ontario — The Toronto Police Service wrapped up Project Clone earlier in December, a police auto theft investigation that resulted in two arrests at a garage in the Toronto/Brampton area. The investigation was launched in July to identify gang members involved in car theft, according to Toronto police. On Dec. 5, police acted on […]

Future Fruit: BMW to use BlackBerry QNX to develop automation technology

Waterloo, Ontario — BMW is the latest automaker to take a bite out of the berry as Blackberry Limited announced that it has entered a multi-year agreement with the company to develop automation technology. As part of the agreement, BlackBerry will license its QNX technology to BMW Group, as well as assign a team of […]

Product Report: John Bean Tru-Point ADAS Calibration Solution

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Considering the complexities of modern vehicles, offering a one-stop-shop repair facility is the ultimate goal for a high-volume collision centre. The new John Bean® Tru-Point™ system may just have the power to get you there.  In early December, Chris Sobieski, the North American special projects manager for Snap-on Equipment, the parent company […]

EV/AV Report: December 27, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, a Swiss startup is taking the video gaming experience on the road, Honda is making life a little more fun for hospitalized children in California and Li-Cycle has partnered up with U.K. EV developer, Arriva. Mobile Gaming A Swiss company is hoping to bring […]

Green Light: Santa Claus’ travel restrictions lifted for Christmas Eve

Ottawa, Ontario — Politicians on both sides of the aisle are praising the decision made by Transport Canada on Thursday to allow famed children’s demigod Santa Claus to travel freely within Canadian borders on Christmas Eve. Transport minister Omar Alghabra confirmed that Claus’ pre-flight plan has been double-checked, ensuring that there will not be a […]

Can You Believe This?! December 31, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — This week, witness ways to improve Canadian public transit; discover unique towing techniques for pickup drivers; find the world’s strongest tape and much, much more!

Can You Believe This?! December 24, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this special Christmas edition of Collision Repair mag’s Can You Believe This, discover a new way to generate seasonal sales on Jeeps; find Santa’s secret backup ride; Clark Griswold strikes again and much more holiday fun!