Paint Payout: Honda Canada reaches proposed settlement in Québec-based peeling paint case

UPDATE: On July 6, 2022, the Superior Court of Quebec approved the Settlement Agreement. Submit your claim between September 30, 2022 and March 31, 2023. Québec City, Québec ⁠— Honda Civic and Acura CSX owners may finally see a settlement reached regarding their vehicles’ peeling paint following Honda Canada’s proposed settlement. The OEM has proposed […]

A Sense for Safety: Honda Sensing ADAS tech now standard across all models

Toronto, Ontario — Honda has officially made safety the standard, announcing that Honda Sensing ADAS technology will now come built into all new vehicle models going forward. Honda Sensing, which debuted on the 2015 Honda CR-V, includes a collision mitigation braking system with forward collision warning; road departure mitigation with lane departure warning; lane-keeping assist […]

Acura’s Accomplishments: Acura celebrates 35 years since Canadian launch

Toronto, Ontario — Sure maybe its hair is thinning and pop gives it a headache now, but we should still all congratulate Acura Canada on it’s 35th anniversary in the country and for finding a new passion in frisbee golf. In celebration of its 35th year, Acura announced on Monday that the Honda-owned automaker has […]

Charity Auction: Acura Canada makes largest single donation to Make-a-Wish Canada

Toronto, Ontario — Acura Canada is making a difference simply by selling cars, as the automaker announced that the online auction of a 2022 Acura NSX Type S has led to the donation of $306,364.90 to Make-a-Wish Canada. In what has turned out to be the Make-a-Wish’s largest one-time donation by a single donor, Acura’s […]

Hon-Da Way to Greatness: Latest Guild 21 webinar talks “All Things Honda”

Toronto, Ontario — “All Things Honda” was the topic of discussion at this month’s Guild 21 webinar as George, Micki and Gabriel were joined by three of the OEM’s top collision repair experts to talk about some changes in the Honda world. This latest Guild 21 presentation featured Scott Kaboos, Dane Rounkles and John Chambers: […]

2022 Acura MDX: Honda unveils how-to guide for body technicians

Torrance, California —  Honda’s US branch has issued its latest body repair information guide covering the 2022 Acura MDX for body shops in North America.  Honda recommends referencing specific areas in the MDX Body Repair manual for additional information, such as; precautions for replacing aluminum die-cast part; front side frame, front end parts replacement; and […]

Acura recalls more than 360,000 SUVs

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario — April 5, 2018 — Acura, Honda’s luxury automaker, is recalling more than 360,000 SUVs worldwide due to concerns over water getting into the tail lights and making them go dark. The recall primarily concerns North America and covers MDX models from 2014 to 2019. Acura stated that due to a […]

Acura’s excessive oil consumption problem

By CRM staff   Toronto, Ontario — December 20, 2018 — An Acura vehicle owner in Cape Breton thought he was just paying for an oil change but instead paid for a diagnostic problem that involved the engine.   Bob Martel is the owner of a 2012 Acura TL that he paid $41,000 for. He […]

Honda’s Chris Tobie provides insight into new welding guidelines

Chris Tobie of American Honda discussed the latest welding guidelines during the recent Guild 21 call, including new restrictions on the use of weld-thru primer.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — December 12, 2016 — Chris Tobie, Collision Repair Diagnostic Director at American Honda, recently outlined changes to the company’s policy regarding the welding of high-strength steel during the latest Guild 21 teleconference, presented by Verifacts Automotive. Tobie knows what he’s talking when it comes to collision repair. He joined […]

Honda Canada releases scanning and calibration position statement

Honda Canada has recently issued a position statement outlining the importance of scanning and calibration when making repairs to Honda and Acura vehicles.

Toronto, Ontario — August 15, 2016 — Honda Canada has released a position statement that, in general, confirms what we’ve seen recently from major OEMs in the US: all vehicles involved in a collision must have diagnostic scans, inspections, and/or calibrations done to avoid improper repair. The position statement defines a collision as “damage that […]