CIECA Standards: Organization to unveil first standards release of 2021

North Carolina, U.S.A — CIECA’s first standards release of the year, the 2021R1, will be available to members on April 21, 2021. The release includes updates made to the CIECA Code List and two new messages requested by the Salvage Committee. As part of CIECA’s Technical Series, the organization will host a CIECAST webinar about […]

ADAS Acquisitions: asTech acquires Red EU and Red Autocentres

New York, New York – asTech, a portfolio company under Kinderhook Industries announced the acquisition of Red Limited and Red Autocentres yesterday. Red Limited is a distributor of aftermarket electronic devices designed to run diagnostic tests and calibration services on advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Red Autocentres provides automotive diagnostics, calibration and programming services for […]

OARA Online: Organization to host weekly training series starting tomorrow

Toronto, Ontario — As we charge through the second-straight March without the regularly-scheduled Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association’s (OARA) Convention and Trade Show, the organization has unveiled some exciting virtual training opportunities, with festivities kicking off next Thursday, March 25. The OARA Virtual Training Series will bring industry experts to your desktop (or phone or iPad) via […]

Welcomes of the Week: Ontario welcomes ProColor Collision Facility at Toronto Junction

Milton, Ontario — Daryll O’Keefe, regional vice president for Fix Network Ontario, is pleased to welcome ProColor Collision Toronto Junction to the network. ProColor Collision Toronto Junction is a second-generation, full-scale collision repair shop that has been operating in the region for more than four decades. Owner Paul Pires developed a keen interest in his family-run collision repair […]

Can You Believe This?! March 19, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — This week’s wacky Can You Believe This?! clip features deep-sea demos, wood panelling on a budget, mountain goat mutiny and much, much more!

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 […]

Quick-Paced Paints: AkzoNobel extends partnership with McLaren Racing

Nashville, Tennessee — McLaren Racing’s 2021 Formula 1 car will feature AkzoNobel’s high-performance coatings in an extension to the partnership established in 2008. As McLaren Racing’s Official Paints and Coatings Partner, AkzoNobel is providing its Sikkens vehicle refinish products for all painted parts of the MCL35M, as well as the team’s transport, garage and accessories. […]

Mach-E Misfires: Ford to address subframe bolt issue affecting fewer than 75 Mustang owners

Toronto, Ontario — Ford Motor Company is issuing a safety recall affecting fewer than 75 customers who have already taken delivery of their 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles.  During checks to deliver high levels of quality and customer satisfaction, Ford discovered some vehicles may have subframe bolts that the supplier did not tighten to specification. While […]

Welcomes of the Week: CSN announces new Slave Lake location

Slave Lake, Alberta ⁠— CSN Avalon in Slave Lake is the most recent addition to the CSN Collision Centres network, the company announced March 10.  Mike Boucher takes the helm managing the operations at CSN Avalon supported by a roster of experienced technicians and customer service specialists. The team at CSN Avalon has a combined […]

Can You Believe This?! March 12, 2021

Toronto, Ontario — In this wacky weekly feature, catch African Lion Safari’s latest drive-thru exhibit, crazy exes caught red-handed in Calgary, Pokemon-inspired mods and much, much more!