Practiced Perfection: Dorien Lozeau returns from German car painting training challenge

Neuss, Germany – Former Bodyworx Professional cover star, and rising star in his own right, Dorien Lozeau recently returned from a WorldSkills training session in Neuss, Germany ahead of this fall’s WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition. This four-day car painting challenge, supported in part by 3M and Festool, took place between Sept. 5 to Sept. […]

Accessible Autos: Humber College design Project Arrow concept for Canadians with disabilities

Toronto, Ontario – Four Humber College students have won this year’s Project Arrow Annual Mobility Design Competition, an annual design contest by the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association. This year, designers created a future vehicle accessible to Canada’s disability community, with the possibility of autonomous system integration. By the end of the competition, the Humber College […]

Learning to Share: Competition Bureau forces Turo to terminate exclusivity policy

Gatineau, Québec — In the name of wholesome competition and consumer choice, Canada’s Competition Bureau has ruled that Turo Inc. must terminate a terms of service policy that prevented users from listing a vehicle on multiple car sharing platforms at the same time it is listed on Turo’s platform. In its Wednesday press release, the […]

Perfect Scores and More: Autobody students rock Skills Alberta Post-Secondary Provincials

Edmonton, Alberta ⁠— Post-secondary autobody repair students faced off last week at Skills Alberta’s Post-Secondary Provincial Skills Competition, where only one could be awarded the title of Alberta’s greatest young autobody repairer or automotive refinisher. The competition took place May 4 and 5, where contestants spent six hours each day demonstrating their skills at six […]

Paint the Future: AkzoNobel invites four Chinese startups to collaborate following winners announcement

Shanghai, China — Four startups have been invited to collaborate with AkzoNobel after being announced as the winners of the Paint the Future China startup challenge. The exciting announcement wrapped up a two-day accelerator event, which brought 17 finalists together with 30 AkzoNobel experts for face-to-face discussions about collaborative opportunities that could potentially push the boundaries […]

Ontario wins big at the Skills Canada National Competition

The 24th annual Skills Canada National Competition wrapped up in Edmonton last week.

By CRM staff Edmonton, Alberta — June 11, 2018 — National accolades and bragging rights were on the line as Canada’s top automotive students and apprentices showcased their prowess, facing off at 2018 Skills Canada National Competition last week. The 24th annual event, which took place between June 4-5 at the Edmonton Expo Centre, gathered […]