Pothole Perils: Meteor-like debris causes vehicle damage on Montreal’s Highway 40

Montreal, Quebec — Transport Quebec has identified a pothole on Highway 40 as the likely cause of vehicle damages reported last Thursday, including damage to a West Island couple’s windshield, which they described as being shattered by debris resembling a “meteor.” Transport Quebec received reports of vehicle damage on Highway 40 East near the Highway […]

Industry Insider: What You Don’t Know about Glass Repair | NOVUS Glass

Toronto, Ontario — Today it’s all about how you can save money in your collision repair shop through glass. It’s a fully transparent interview with Zakari Krieger, Vice President of Prime Car Care, and Vern Gervais, National Director of Novus Glass Canada. All will be revealed! For more information on Novus Glass, please visit their […]

Calibration Consent: Maryland mandates driver consent for glass recalibration, effective Oct. 1

Annapolis, Maryland — Maryland’s state government passed a new consumer protection law in early May that requires auto glass repair shops to inform customers, before repairing or replacing auto glass, if recalibration is required. Further to that, the law requires an accompanying written statement describing that the work will meet or exceed original equipment manufacturer […]

Powder to Panes: Snowboarder Shaun White to deliver keynote at Auto Glass Week 2023

Virginia, United States — The professionals of North America’s auto glass industry are due to feel like the champions that they are, and to that end, the organizers of this year’s Auto Glass Week announced Tuesday that three-time Olympic Gold Medal winning snowboarder, Shaun White, will deliver the keynote address this year. The world famous […]

Loose Fit: Transport Canada recalls nearly 15,000 Honda, Hyundai models for loose glass

Toronto, Ontario — A pair of glass-related safety defects have crossed into the radar of Transport Canada, as the federal safety regulator announced recalls for recent model year Honda and Hyundai vehicles. Drivers of recent Honda Pilot, Ridgeline, Passport and Odyssey models may soon receive a letter in the mail regarding faulty side mirrors on […]

OE Clarity: ADAS compromised by aftermarket glass, GM position statement says

Toronto, Ontario — General Motors has issued an updated position statement on its standards for aftermarket glass replacements, hammering home the opinion that non-OEM glass could compromise the safety standards of their vehicles. “GM vehicles, safety systems and components are designed, engineered, tested, and validated to protect vehicle occupants based upon both government mandated and […]