Tuesday Ticker: March 22, 2022

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this weekly Tuesday Ticker report, Canada’s third-largest auto parts manufacturer preps to prove its battery-making power; LKQ Corp. enters plans to sell its aftermarket glass division and Boyd Group Services announces its Q1 2022 cash dividend. Proving the power Martinrea International said it will begin proving out its battery technology and […]

Too Hot to Handle: Ford says to keep EV batteries far from paint booths hotter than 60 C

Toronto, Ontario — Ford recently warned the collision repair industry about the dangers of exposing electric vehicle batteries to excessively high temperatures, specifically referencing those found in some body shops’ paint booths.   According to Ford’s latest On Target newsletter, excessive heat can damage high-voltage batteries (HVB) and high-voltage traction batteries (HVTB) in electric vehicles, hybrid […]