Helping Hands: Collision Kings, Axalta and Rondex host Holiday Food Drive

Calgary, Alberta — As of May 2020, almost seven Canadians reported food insecurity, according to a food insecurity report by Stats Canada. To help combat any holiday hunger in Calgary, Collision Kings put together a Holiday Food Drive, from Dec. 1 to 10 with the help of Axalta and Rondex, by collectively donate one dollar […]

Virtual Life: CIC January meeting moved online

Toronto, Ontario — Due to restrictions from COVID-19, the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) has decided to postpone meeting in-person and move to a virtual platform for the Jan. 20 – 21, 2021, meeting. CIC appreciates everyone’s understanding for this difficult time and looks forward to “seeing,” everyone next month, stated a company spokesperson. The now-virtual […]

Driven Brands Announces top performers for ABRA, CARSTAR and Fix Auto USA

Bridgewater, Nova Scotia — Yesterday, Driven Brand hosted a collision virtual summit, UNIT3D, where top-performing franchise partners for ABRA, CARSTAR and Fix Auto USA were honoured for their outstanding commitment to providing high-quality collision repairs, excellent customer service, and ongoing support of their communities, where the company awarded trophies for top-performers in the length of […]

A Virtual Success: Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting 2020 Virtual Convention

Charlotte, North Carolina — Maaco Collision Repair and Auto Painting recently held their North American Maaco Convention virtually on Dec. 2, 2020. The theme of the 2020 Maaco Convention was ‘Moving Mountains, which was chosen because of the efforts made to deliver 2020 results in the face of one of the most challenging years the […]

All the Fixings: Fix Network and RMHC Canada launch ‘Season of Giving’ initiative

Blainville, Quebec – Fix Network has pledged support once again to the Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada (RMHC CANADA) by launching its initiative to help families with sick children during these stressful times. The initiative will run through the whole month of December to help support RMHC’s 34 programs across Canada that provide families with […]

More Takata Troubles: Recall issued for 7 million GM pickups and SUVs

Toronto, Ontario — General Motors (GM) will recall roughly seven million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace a possible disastrous accident due to their faulty Takata ait bag inflators. The Monday announcement came after the U.S. government told GM it had to recall six million of its vehicles in the U.S. GM spokesperson […]

Free Forums: CCIF hosting free webinar series

Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has announced a webinar series that will discuss modern repair techniques and Mitchell’s cloud-based estimating software in detail on Dec. 2, 2020. The webinar series will consist of two one-hour webinars with an hour break slotted between noon and 1 p.m. You can choose to attend […]

Calibra-ce Yourselves: Toyota training expert to host free ASE webinar on calibrations

Leesburg, Virginia – The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is looking to provide technicians with some OEM-specific insights in their upcoming free webinar, “Toyota and Lexus – Millimeter Wave Radar and Front Recognition Camera Calibration.” Hosted by Bruce Biven, technical training curriculum developer with Toyota Motor North America, the webinar will explain repair […]