Welcomes of the Week: Lift Auto Group acquires Abougoush Collision

Kelowna, British Columbia- Lift Auto Group has added five former Boyd’s Autobody & Glass locations to its portfolio. All of the newly-signed facilities are located in British Columbia. The acquisition now also makes Abougoush Collision and its five locations part of the CSN Collision Centres Network. “It has been an honor to serve this great […]

Better Together: ATG joins Repairify, citing goal to increase quality automotive technical training

Plano, Texas — Repairify has announced the acquisition of Automotive Training Group (ATG), a leading technical training company known for its educational curriculum and experienced instructors. With live and virtual classes offered in all 50 U.S. States and internationally, ATG is dedicated to automotive professionals. ATG offers technical training backed by quality instructional materials and experienced […]

Tuesday Ticker: November 16, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Apple hires a former Tesla engineer for its rumoured EV project and Rivian raises US$12 billion in its initial public offering (IPO). Christopher Moore bites the Apple Apple has reportedly hired Tesla’s Autopilot software engineer to work on its rumoured electric vehicle project, Bloomberg reported last week. […]

Oh Snap: Snap-on acquires Ontario-based Dealer-FX

Markham, Ontario — HGGC, the private equity firm that controls Canadian operations software provider Dealer-FX, has sold the company to Snap-on Inc., the companies announced Monday. The giant manufacturer of hand tools, shop equipment, diagnostic software and other service department products paid HGGC US$200 million cash for Dealer-FX, of Markham, Ont. Dealer-FX’s service lane software […]