BMW’s Blessings: OEM updates carbon fibre part ordering process

Toronto, Ontario — BMW’s July 26 bulletin outlined a new ordering and approval process for certain carbon fibre parts “to ensure the repair facility purchasing the restricted part is properly equipped and trained to perform the repair.” The request process for carbon fibre parts now requires supplying the parts dealer with photos of the VIN […]

Mercedes Makeover: The 2022 SL boasts a brand new frame

Affalterbach, Germany — Mercedes AMG is gearing up to release a new, eighth-generation roadster, and when they say new, the luxury automaker means it.  The 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL-Class doesn’t share a single architectural component with its predecessor, or with the GT Roadster, which the SL will replace.  “The development team in our body shell design […]

General Motors to use carbon fibre in next generation of pickup trucks

GM carbon fiber

By CRM Staff Detroit, Michigan — December 8, 2017 — The next generation of General Motors’ (GM) pickup trucks will use a mix of carbon fibre, aluminium, and steel, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. It is expected that the company’s higher-end versions of the GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Silverado trucks could […]