Done Deal: MPI signs new deal with auto repair shops

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) recently announced it has signed a new deal with the Automotive Trades Association of Manitoba (ATA) and the Manitoba Motor Dealers Association (MMDA).  All parties have given the thumbs up to a new Light Vehicle Accreditation Agreement (LVAA) model, which is focused on meaningful consultation between the repair […]

IBIS Report: Italy’s collision repair market is saturated

Italy has about 12,000 collision repair facilities across the country. Could the near future bring a wave of consolidation?

By Barett Poley Peterborough, Ontario — December 21, 2016 — Italy is going through an economic lull in its collision repair industry, with too many collision repair facilities, and too little work for collision repairers, according to a report from the International Bodyshop Industry Symposium (IBIS). IBIS draws together key influencers and thought leaders from […]