BMW Group training at the Dealers Collision Technology Institute

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — January 23, 2019 — Leader Auto Resource (LAR) training facility, the Dealers’ Collision Technology Institute located in Point-Claire, Quebec recently welcomed BMW Group Canada representatives who provided specialized damage assessment training for BMW and MINI vehicles to a dozen Canadian BMW estimators and technicians. The state-of-the-art facility was launched […]

Market update: One million 3-D printed parts; Hyundai takes to the air

BMW Group recently fitted its one-millionth 3-D printed component, a window guide rail for the BMW i8 Roadster.

By Cindy Macdonald Toronto – November 19, 2018 – In this week’s market update, 3-D printed parts on the rise, Hyundai invests in aerial mobility and autonomous vehicles are a risky business. BMW reaches 1 million 3-D printed partsAt the BMW Group, the use of 3D-printed components is increasing. Over the last decade, the company […]

BMW conference focuses on the future

By Lindsey Cooke   Toronto, Ontario — September 25, 2018 — The future of telematics, autonomous vehicles and the partnership of certified shops with insurance companies were a few of the interesting topics of discussion during this year’s BMW conference.    The three-day event was held in Las Vegas hosted by Gary Lin, BMW Canada […]

BMW Group Canada videos help explain replace vs. repair and certified shop capabilities

One of the videos provides a striking demonstration of the differences between using the official OEM procedure and a traditional repair by using aluminum cans.

By Alex Dugas Peterborough, Ontario — August 10, 2017 — A series of videos from BMW Group Canada demonstrate the company’s commitment to the safety of its clients and the reason the company insists on repairs being conducted by BMW Group Certified Collision Repair Centres (CCRCs). One of the most entertaining videos illustrates why OEM […]

Annual BMW CCRC conference puts the emphasis on training and customer service

A few shots from the latest BMW CCRC conference in Palm Springs! Check out the gallery below for more photos!

By Jeff Sanford Palm Springs, California — October 20, 2016 — Owners of BMW Group Certified Collision Repair Centres (CCRCs) recently gathered in sunny Palm Springs for their Annual Meeting organized by the premium automaker. As a premium brand, BMW Group recognized early on the importance of an OEM-run certification program. Owners want to know […]