Super Searches: Canada’s top searched vehicles in 2020

Toronto, Ontario — 2020 data released by autoTRADER.ca, and the company’s annual top searched vehicles list noted the beloved Ford F-150, is the most searched vehicle two years in a row. The list noted favourites from 2019, including Honda Civic, and Toyota RAV4, which remind in this year’s top 10, while 50 per cent of […]

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 […]

Simple Plan: Simplicity Car Care opens new facility in Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay, Ontario — Simplicity Car Care announced Tuesday that the company has opened a new facility in Thunder Bay. Dominion Motors is a Thunder Bay dealership-based collision centre, which has joined Simplicity to help support and grow their business in Northern Ontario. Tyler Dolcetti, owner and general manager of Dominion Motors Buick GMC is […]

Helping Hands: Ontario helps employers train and hire more apprentices 

Toronto, Ontario — Ontario government investing 20 million into helping small businesses jointly sponsor and train apprentices through the new Group Sponsorship Grant program. “We’re leaving no stone unturned in our mission to help those who are interested find good jobs in the skilled trades. Our government’s Group Sponsorship Grant will bring more employers and […]

Winter Blues: Collisions and claims numbers dwindle in Edmonton, Alta.

Edmonton, Alberta — You would expect most to jump from joy when told vehicle collisions have been on the decline in Edmonton, Alta.–in this industry, that is simply not the case. According to statistics from the Edmonton Police Service, there were 35,819 collisions in the city in 2019. But the latest data reveals there have […]

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 […]

Simplicity Soins d’Auto: Expansion of Simplicity Car Care into Quebec

Quebec, Gatineau – Simplicity Car Care has just launched its new French branded name, Simplicity Soins d’Auto, as the company begins its expansion in the province of Quebec. “Quebec plays an important role in what it means to be Canadian, as this great province is at the centre of French-speaking culture in North America. Quebec […]

Open for Business: Canada opens new advanced materials research facility

Mississauga, Ontario — The National Research Council of Canada (NRC), opened a new advanced material research facility in Mississauga, to serve as a national clean energy hub. NRC Mississauga research facility will be focusing on the technologies for accelerating discovery and innovation in new materials, most prominently Al-driven robotics experimental platforms termed ‘Material Acceleration Platforms,’ […]