All Aboard: Nissan Murano earns Top Safety Pick+

Toronto, Ontario — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awards 2021 Nissan Murano the Top Safety Pick+ designation. Nissan Murano is the fourth Nissan model to be awarded IIHS’s Top Safety Pick+ after Nissan Rogue, Maxima and Altima. All four models feature Nissan Safety Shield 360 as standard equipment. The 2021 Nissan Murano earned […]

In the Year 3000: Guild 21 to host Future of the Industry webinar

Toronto, Ontario — Guild 21 will be hosting its latest webinar on Thursday, April 8, tackling topics on the future of the collision industry. Patrick Dorais, chief of the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR)of California will serve as this month’s speaker. Chief Dorais was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. as chief of the […]

The Sky is Falling: P.E.I woman suffers close call with ice damaged windshield

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — It was a beautiful Thursday in P.E.I. Norma MacEachern was riding in the passenger seat of her friend’s car. They were heading towards Charlottetown along Brackley Point Rd. and suddenly a piece of ice fell from the roof of the van in front of them. “Apparently the car ahead of […]

Production Pauses: DesRosiers shares motor vehicle assembly stats for 2020

Toronto, Ontario – According to DesRoisers Automotive Consultants Inc. (DAC), the year 2020 has not been kind to motor vehicle assembly in Canada. With plant shutdowns, models cut from automaker rosters, and production pausing during the pandemic, shipments for the motor vehicle assembly industry dropped 28.2 percent for the year. For the first time since […]

WIN for All: Women’s Industry Network launches updated website

Toronto, Ontario – The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) has upgraded its website in order to reach a larger audience. With this upgrade, the website will be more accessible and easier to navigate for visitors. The visuals of the site were also been updated to make it easier to navigate for the visitors. “The new website’s […]

Battery Boost: Lion Electric to open new battery factory with federal and provincial investment

Montreal, Quebec – Lion Electric announced the construction of a battery manufacturing plant and innovation center in Quebec. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the construction of the facility with Marc Bédard, the CEO and founder of Lion Electric. “With today’s announcement, we are continuing to take steps to support our Canadian businesses, invest in innovation, […]

COVID-19: Hail repair hurdles

Calgary, Alberta — The pandemic has created some barriers to repairing vehicles and property damage, including a shortage of autobody parts and labour, due to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) recipients who are reluctant to return to work, panellists said Wednesday during Canada’s Catastrophe Conference (CATIQ Connect) February webinar.  COVID-19 has made it more […]

‘Certainty Starts Here:’ GM campaign highlighting the importance of OE parts

Markham, Ontario — General Motors Customer Care and Aftersales has taken the next step in its global rebranding initiative with the launch of a new marketing campaign, designed to strengthen GM Genuine Parts and ACDelco brands.  “This marketing campaign is the next step in our journey to drive a focused, disciplined strategy for GM’s maintenance […]