AutoLeap Announces Seamless Parts Ordering Integration with RepairLink

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AutoLeap announced today its AutoLeap users can now search for and order parts directly from multiple OEMs within the shop management software’s repair order screen. This integration enables AutoLeap users to track their parts orders, manage them, and create quick estimates. They can also search and filter parts options based on the vehicle’s RO […]

PGW Auto Glass Goes into Auto Glass Week with Momentum

With three acquisitions in under a year, PGW focuses on continued growth and advancing its industry-leading technology VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PGW Auto Glass is at Auto Glass Week September 20-22 in booth #225 discussing how its growth over the last ten months benefits its customers and the market. From late 2022 to summer 2023, PGW […]

Vero Technologies Raises $8.5 Million Series A to Make Wholesale Financing a Viable Revenue Stream for Banks

The Raise was Led by BankTech Ventures with a Strategic Investment from Sopra Steria Ventures, Following $150 Million in Originations in the Past Year NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Manufactured goods dealers, such as auto, powersports and agricultural equipment dealers, need capital to acquire inventory from manufacturers and suppliers. Historically, banks have been unable to offer this […]

Ryder Deploys its First BrightDrop Electric Vehicles into Rental Fleet

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– To introduce these new EVs into the Ryder fleet, Ryder hosted “Ride & Drive” events for customers showcasing the BrightDrop vans, as well as EV chargers from ChargePoint. Customers experienced the power, safety, and efficiency of the vehicles and learned more about the latest in Ryder’s fleet investments and strategic initiatives with EV […]

Battery Ban: Toronto real estate company bans EVs on its properties amid fire concerns

Toronto, Ontario – Recently, a Toronto real estate company has banned the use of EVs on their properties continuing an ongoing debate about the future safety of lithium ion batteries. Oberon Development Corporation, a real estate company with multiple properties in Toronto’s Parkdale neighbourhood recently posted notices at 110 and 120 Jameson Ave. stating that […]

Serving Up Solid State: Toyota announces in a recent press release its future timeline for EV battery production

Toronto, Ontario – Toyota continues to be abuzz with EV updates. This past Thursday, Toyota provided a press release for its plans for upcoming battery development, including a specified roadmap for the future production of solid-state batteries.  According to Toyota’s updated battery release, the automaker has five next-generation battery designs, including both liquid and solid […]

Going Gaga for Giga: Toyota announces its own version of a giga-press

Toronto, Ontario – Toyota has recently announced that it will be following in Tesla’s footsteps with the development of their own giga-press for future EV manufacturing.  In a demonstration that took place in Myochi, Japan, Toyota showed off the use of its press which can reduce manufacturing time from hours to just minutes.  During the […]

Simplifiers Unite: Simplicity Car Care hosts second Growth Conference in Niagara Falls, Ont.

Niagara Falls, Ontario — Simplicity Car Care franchisees—dubbed “Simplifiers” by the network—and industry partners were in Niagara Falls, Ont. last week for the company’s second annual Growth Conference. Collision Repair magazine was thrilled to be a part of the positivity-oriented event, which was certified climate positive for the second year running. Speaker presentations ranged in […]