FinishMaster crowns HoodMaster 2021 champs Story by MAX REID When you get your car back from the shop, refinished in that dangerous beige you like, the phrase ‘work of art’ might not necessarily always come to mind. Sure, there’s work that goes into making the paint even, and they have to mix it to get […]

Spanesi Interactive Week

Lights, camera, action at the Spanesi Americas studios Story by ALLISON ROGERS In late October, Spanesi Americas hosted its first-ever Spanesi Interactive Week, offering a host of virtual sessions with OEMs, North American collision centre owners, vehicle technology experts and more. The event, which took place October 24 through October 29, featured topics like Panel […]


Firefighters compete in Auto-Extrication competition at Standard Auto Wreckers Story by ALLISON ROGERSPhotos by MAX REID It may have been one of October’s chilliest mornings yet, but that did nothing to dampen the vigour of Markham, Ont. and Oakville, Ont.’s firefighter crews, who competed in the annual Auto-Ex Competition at Standard Auto Wreckers on October […]

SEMA Show: Another SEMA spectacular for the scrapbooks

Story by ALLISON ROGERSPhotos by DARRYL SIMMONS Well, another SEMA Show has come and gone from the Las Vegas strip— but not without giving us plenty to think about as an industry. Marking the first time attendees gathered for the SEMA Show since 2019, this year’s event hosted more than 100,000 attendees, exhibitors and media, […]