Tuesday Ticker: February 22, 2022

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— This week, Magna feels the effects of the Ambassador Bridge closure on top of an already difficult start to the year; Volkswagen and Huawei reportedly eye a partnership in autonomous driving tech and both Renault and Rivian vow never to dip their toes into the ocean. Ambassador effects Magna International is feeling […]

Tuesday Ticker: January 11, 2022

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Magna International announces a brand new EV centre, Volkswagen of America CEO complains that the automaker’s total-units-sold could be higher and General Motors partners with Qualcomm for a revamped Ultra Cruise. Electric energy at Magna HQ Magna International announced last week it plans to develop a new […]

Tuesday Ticker: November 23, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— This week, Ford and Rivian officially scrap plans to work together; news of potential release dates flurry around Apple’s rumoured EV project and AutoCanada grabs the eyes of market analysts with its latest acquisition. Ford and Rivian announce breakup In 2019, Ford invested a hefty sum of US$500 million in Rivian, later […]

Hello, Harbourside: Chapman Autobody acquires third location

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia ⁠— Kelvin Campbell and the CSN Chapman Auto Body team are thrilled to announce the acquisition of Chapman Auto Body Harbourside, marking the company’s third location in Nova Scotia.  As of Monday, November 1, Chapman Auto Body is the proud new owner of CSN Harbourside Collision⁠—now Chapman Auto Body Harbourside⁠—in Dartmouth⁠. In […]

Welcomes of the Week: CSN Koebel’s

Waterloo, Ontario — The latest facility signed to CSN Collision Centres’ roster is CSN Koebel’s, located in Waterloo, Ontario, the company announced October 12. CSN Koebel’s is owned by one of CSN’s original founders and collision industry stalwart, Rob Pavan. Managed by long-time colleague Tony Koebel, the 14,000 sq. ft. facility is in a position […]

Under Lock and Key: Regina Police warn local auto businesses of increased theft

Regina, Saskatchewan — Last week, the Regina Police Service said it had witnessed an increase in a specific type of business-related auto theft, targeting businesses like auto repair shops and dealerships that use drop-boxes for customers’ vehicle keys. Since August 2021, five separate collision repair centres have reported their drop boxes and the keys inside […]

Tuesday Ticker: October 19, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this weekly edition of Collision Repair’s Tuesday Ticker, PPG breaks a number of its own records and Stellantis enters a lucrative partnership with an electronics giant. Pumped up PPG PPG stock has hit a new high four times over in the last five days, according to the market tracking website FostersLeader. […]