Wake Up Call: AIA asks for testimony on diagnostic data access

Toronto, Ontario – The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA Canada) is calling on the repair industry to testify on the importance of data access for repair and maintenance, providing a stronger case for when the federal government addresses right to repair in the coming months. In an email to its members on Sept. 16, […]

Private Eye: IGEN patents algorithm to monitor driver behaviour, privacy concerns raised

California, United States – IGEN Networks Corporation has patented a “Real-Time Driver Telematic Signatures,” a system to gather data and rate the driving patterns of piloted and autonomous vehicles. Registered with the United States Patent Office as patent number 17/850,258, IGEN promises to “expand the dataset of ‘Big Data’ to include…weather conditions, population density and […]

Crash Test City: Vancouver’s most collision-prone intersections

Vancouver, British Columbia – Crashes are a part of life, especially when you are North America’s third most congested city. These are Vancouver’s 10 most dangerous intersections excluding on-ramps, according to Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) data between 2019 to 2021. Knight Street & Knight Street Bridge & Se Marine Drive (290 collisions) Granville […]

Stand Up Speak Out: 86.5 percent of repairers believe in rights to access vehicle data

Toronto, Ontario — Among repairers, there is no data debate in regard to the Your Data. Your Choice movement; a recent survey conducted by Collision Repair indicates more than 90 percent of Canada’s collision community are concerned about accessing vehicle data in the future. When it comes down to who should have access to vehicle […]