Get Off Your ADAS – There’s no time to procrastinate proper calibration

If you lack a technician skilled in ADAS calibration and repairs, your business is a ticking time bomb. With 87 percent of new models today incorporating advanced safety technologies and visions of mandatory automatic emergency braking, there is simply no time left to delay training. Are you ready to repair these technologies? More importantly— are […]

LEADING HER WAY

Dara Carpenter, an inspiration to women in automotive This year, Dara Carpenter, CEO of Toronto-based E.L.C Towing Dispatch Solutions was nominated for a second time for the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards, which celebrates the achievements of female entrepreneurs in Canada. “It has been an interesting journey navigating a male-dominated and challenging industry. It is […]

BOYD’S BOLD FUTURE

Development, Optimism and Growth in our National Nework  As Canada begins to emerge from the pandemic, one of the country’s largest automobile repair companies is preparing to service more customers in an ever-increasing number of markets in Canada and the United States. The Boyd Group has a plan to double its business by 2025. “If […]

4-STEP CALIBRATION PRECISION

MAXISYS IA800 INTELLIGENT ADAS Regarding the calibration of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) components, there are two essential servicing concepts, follow the prescribed vehicle manufacturer instructions and document everything from pre-calibration setup to post-calibration validation.  The Autel Standard Frame ADAS Calibration Sys-tem, the MaxiSYS IA800 Intelligent ADAS optical positioning system adaption package combined with the […]

PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST

Steve Leal, President and CEO of Fix Network, charts his incredible 15-year journey from a Fix Autofranchisee to heading the world’sleading aftermarket network The Canadian aftermarket industry hardly gets any mentions in international press, but one man is changing that imaging by taking his Canada-headquartered company to the world. Steve Leal, President and CEO of […]

BMW GROUP CANADA BELIEVES CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER!

“BMW Group Canada wishes to congratulate Collision Repair Magazine for its 20th anniversary as a publication for the collision industry and, more recently, as an advocate for OE Certified Collision Repair. It’s hard to believe that this magazine is already in its 20th year of circulation. As a certified body technician, I have been reading […]