No Man Like Amin: Fix Network names Amin Youssef regional v-p of Ontario

Toronto, Ontario — Ontario-based Fix Network facilities take note, as the collision repair consolidator announced on Tuesday that Amin Youssef has joined the company as the new regional vice president for Ontario. Fix says that Youssef will be tasked with representing the repair banner’s brand in Ontario, as part of his new role within the […]

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 […]