Niche Market: Car leasing company developing speed-dating app for car lovers only

London, United Kingdom — Tired of dates asking about your personality, hobbies and all those other boring conversational icebreakers? Now you and your date from the “Speed Dating” app can hyper fixate on the latest and greatest cars—if you find one, that is. Created by a literal car leasing company from the United Kingdom, Speed […]

Free Market: Repairify launches app connecting repairers to fleets and dealerships

Texas, United States – On Nov. 2, Repairify announced the launch of Repair OnDemand, a two-sided sublet repair marketplace that connects repair professionals to fleet owners, dealerships and other companies in need of vehicle repairs. During 2022, the Repair OnDemand connected fleet owners, dealerships, auctions, and independent repair facilities to a network of over 16,000 […]

Smart Scanners: Tractable, Black Widow partner in new auto-damage assessment app

O’Fallon, Missouri — Artificial intelligence company, Tractable is partnering with Black Widow to deliver a new auto-damage assessment app to smartphones. Black Widow, an automotive imagery company will be integrating Tractable’s damage assessment AIs, creating an app that detects damage and generates vehicle condition reports, including estimated repair costs. According to a video by Tractable, […]

Collision Core Quality: Sherwin-Williams’ new app earns 2021 Kool Tools distinction from SCRS

Toronto, Ontario — Sherwin-Williams’ recently launched Collision Core Quality has not only grabbed the attention of  body shops implementing the application, but also those of industry partners like the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS). This year, SCRS released its newest list of Kool Tools and Sherwin-Williams Collision Core Quality was among those recognized by […]

Polyvance’s app delivers plastic repair procedural details

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 7, 2019 — Polyvance has launched its very own smartphone app designed to help technicians quickly identify plastics and their proper repair method. The app contains four main sections which includes, Plastics Identification, Standard Operating Procedures, Videos, and Welder Companion. Plastics Identification – a list of the most […]

RoadTrust launches app for stranded motorists

A user logs into RoadTrust to call for assistance.

Toronto, Ontario — January 1, 2018 — RoadTrust, an OEM compliant accreditation program, has launched an app designed to helps shops make more money and improve customer experience, the company claims. RoadTrust is an on-demand platform that connects stranded motorists with a choice of the nearest and accredited service providers, with the accreditation package being […]

Kent Automotive launches mobile app for PROS Cost Recovery tool

Kent Automotive

By CRM Staff Chicago, Illinois — November 23, 2017 — Kent Automotive has announced the release of a mobile app that it claims will make repair parts tracking and cost recovery easier and faster for collision centres. Kent Automotive’s PROS Profit Enhancement Tool app is available for Apple’s iPhone and Android devices. It allows users […]

SEMA: NSF International launches free auto parts search app

NSF International

BY CRM Staff Las Vegas, Nevada — November 2, 2017 — NSF International, which specializes in product testing, auditing and certification, has announced the release of its new automotive app: Vehicle Repair Connect. The app, launched at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, provides information on thousands of automotive parts, both certified and non-certified, as […]

Parts Finder Plus aims to decrease order time on parts

Parts Finder Plus has built an app designed to summarize parts available from all aftermarket distributors. The company is currently looking for shops to test to app.

By Tom Davis Eastport, Newfoundland — October 8, 2017 — A new mobile application is aiming to help the industry by creating a more time efficient and cost-effective alternative to sourcing car parts. The app has been developed by Newfoundland-based technology company Parts Finder Plus (PF+). Founded in 2012 by Peter Squire and Stephanie Maloney, […]