Taking Stock: Balancing business and empathy post-collision

Toronto, Ontario — There’s never a shortage of talk in our industry, from new product launches to repair procedure updates and rants about labour rates, but for just one moment, join us in taking a step back to talk about what is truly the most important feature of a collision repair facility—the customer. Regardless of […]

Pacific Coast Party: CCIF Vancouver early bird tickets on sale now

Vancouver, British Columbia — Be sure to save some of your industry trade show enthusiasm for the fall season because early bird tickets are now on sale for CCIF Vancouver, scheduled for Oct. 6 to 7 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. This year’s show kicks off on Thursday with a workshop, followed by a […]

A Fairer Deal: Damaged vehicles surround Mass. state house as repairers protest low labour rates

Boston, Massachusetts — The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of Massachusetts put the value of their work on full display Wednesday, as members of the organization rallied around the Massachusetts State House with damaged vehicles loaded up on flatbeds, protesting their state’s exceptionally low repair labour rate. Organizers of the motorcade pointed to “unsustainably low […]

Links Link-up: Tickets on sale for Crash It golf tournament in Calgary

Calgary, Alberta — Tickets for one of the Canadian collision repair community’s hottest summer events are officially on sale, as organizers of the Crash It golf tournament hope to repeat the success of last year’s sold out event. Set for Aug. 25, this year’s Crash It golf tournament will be taking over the Blue Devil […]

Prior Engagements: Ford and Honda won’t be at SEMA 2022, organizers say

Las Vegas, Nevada — In a surprise to much of the automotive community, international automakers Ford and Honda have announced that they will not be showing up to this year’s SEMA trade show, set for November in Las Vegas, Nev. Normally high-profile fixtures at the annual auto show, Ford and Honda were named in a recent […]