Simplicity Car Care adds Jose Costa to board of directors

Toronto, Ontario — Simplicity Car Care announced on Monday that Jose Costas has been added to the collision banner’s board of directors. Before taking his high-ranking position at U.S. restaurant brand Bojangles, Costa served as CEO of optical retailer GrandVision North America, as well as a group president at Driven Brands, giving him a background […]

Autumn Blues: PPG expects Q3 sales volumes to drop between $225 million to $275 million

Toronto, Ontario — Automotive paint manufacturer PPG reported on Tuesday that the company expects third quarter sales volumes to drop between US$225 million to US$275 million, compared to the coatings company’s predictions at the start of the third quarter. PPG attributes this projected drop in sales to ongoing challenges in the manufacturing supply chain, such […]

Study: Canada’s automotive aftermarket hits record high of $21 billion

AIA Canada has released its 2016 Outlook Report.

By Mike Davey Ottawa, Ontario — October 24, 2016 — Business conditions for the automotive aftermarket have never been better, according to the 2016 Outlook Report released by AIA Canada. A surge in light vehicle sales in the last two years has had a knock-on effect throughout the entire ecosystem, with the Canadian automotive aftermarket […]