Revving Engines: Oro Station presents a wealth of opportunities to Canada’s auto tech industry

Oro-Medonte, Ontario ⁠— Young automotive technology whizzes will want to set their sights on the Oro-Medonte area for future careers. Oro Station, Georgian College’s new automotive technology hub currently under construction in Oro Medonte, Ontario, has the potential to bring waves of technological innovation to the region and the overall Canadian automotive landscape. The Oro […]

Flood Philanthropy: Kwantlen Polytechnic University receives Ford donation

Surrey, British Columbia ⁠— Students at Surrey, B.C.’s Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) are rejoicing thanks to damage caused by summer flooding in Ford McMurray last year.  Ford of Canada and Surrey’s Dams Ford Lincoln gifted the students two water-damaged models to play with after the vehicles were deemed irreparable. The two trucks are a 2020 […]

Pirated PPE: 3M works to curb counterfeit activity

London, Ontario ⁠— With an increase in counterfeit activity in connection with COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE), 3M has issued an information sheet detailing tips targeted at combatting the fraud.  The company says its legal team members have investigated more than 9,900 reports globally of suspected fraud, counterfeiting and price gouging since the pandemic began […]

Good Karma: Toyota Cars For Good to give away three vehicles to accessibility organizations

Toronto, Ontario — Toyota Canada is giving the gift of mobility with the launch of Toyota Cars For Good, a national giveaway program to recognize local organizations that advocate for physical accessibility in communities. Toyota plans on giving away three brand-new 2021 model year vehicles including any modifications required for physical accessibility (each valued at […]

Product Report: Polyvance releases UV Quick Patch

Rainsville, Alabama — Earlier this week. Polyvance unveiled its newest product technology with the UV Quick Patch. Polyvance’s new 2044-3 UV Fast Patch is a self-adhesive patch that cures quickly when exposed to UV light, forming a tough, fibre-reinforced patch that will create a long-lasting, temporary, or even permanent, repair. UV Fast Patch will stick […]

Toyota TCB: OEM awarded Canada’s Most Respected Auto Manufacturer

Toronto, Ontario — The people’s voices have been heard and the results are in; Toyota Motor Company has been chosen as Canada’s Most Respected Auto Manufacturer by the Canadian public in a recent nationally representative public opinion survey. “Respect is earned, not just by manufacturing strong products, but through a combination of trusted local service […]

OE Only: Nebraska bill requires OEM parts for first three years of vehicle life

Lincoln, Nebraska — A new bill proposed in Nebraska, U.S. would ban insurers from requiring aftermarket parts on vehicles aged three years or newer at the time of the crash. Legislative Bill 602 (LB602), entitled ‘Provide restrictions regarding insurance coverage and consumer care involving aftermarket parts for motor vehicles,’ would also bar careers from deviating […]

Welcomes of the Week: CARSTAR Spruce Grove Opens in Alberta

Spruce Grove, Alberta – CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned and operated collision repair facilities is proud to announce the opening of CARSTAR Spruce Grove located at 368 Saskatchewan Avenue, Spruce Grove, Alberta. Owner of CARSTAR Spruce Grove, Alex Babrack, opened his first facility in 2016 alongside his brother Ramsey and friend […]