A.I.s on the Prize: Mitchell demonstrates automated claims solution at Tractable Vision Summit

London, United Kingdom — In a meeting of great minds in the world of collision claims processing, Mitchell took part in a demonstration of the company’s end-to-end claims automation solution for attendees of Tractable’s Vision Summit in London, U.K. Representatives from Mitchell were able to demonstrate how North American carriers can use Mitchell Intelligent Estimating with […]

Capsized Cargo: Volkswagen Group to replace vehicles lost in flaming shipwreck

Azores, Portugal — A Volkswagen Group executive has confirmed that the company will resume production of some vehicles lost in the sinking in the Felicity Ace, promising their North American customers replacement vehicles of some kind. After burning for days, the Felicity Ace sank, delivering over $100 million in luxury vehicles to the bottom of […]

Acura’s Accomplishments: Acura celebrates 35 years since Canadian launch

Toronto, Ontario — Sure maybe its hair is thinning and pop gives it a headache now, but we should still all congratulate Acura Canada on it’s 35th anniversary in the country and for finding a new passion in frisbee golf. In celebration of its 35th year, Acura announced on Monday that the Honda-owned automaker has […]

East Coast, Wesco: Wesco Group acquires Albert Kemperle Inc.

Toronto, Ontario — The North American paint distribution powerhouses of Wesco Group and Albert Kemperle Inc. have joined forces, with the latter being integrated into the Wesco family. Albert and Mary Kemperle of Kemperle Auto Paint, Body and Equipment first opened their doors in Brooklyn, NY in 1940, expanding over the course of decades and […]

Team Effort: Min. Ng ‘disappointed’ with Biden’s Build Back Better plan

Ottawa, Ontario — Canada’s international trade minister Mary Ng says she’s “disappointed” with how the U.S. is operating within what is supposed to be an integrated supply chain between countries, as U.S. President Biden unveiled a “Buy American” budget framework on Thursday. Minister Ng says that her disappointment lies “Particularly in automobiles. But I would […]

EV/AV Report: October 25, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Hydro Ottawa is accepting applications for EV charging stations at businesses, the 2021 Toyota Mirai hydrogen vehicle breaks a world record and Stellantis continues expanding battery development in North America. Capital Connections Hydro Ottawa has announced that funding is on the way to eligible […]

Blowing off the Lid: Ford to reveal all-electric F-150 at livestreamed event next week

Dearborn, Michigan — The all-new, all-electric F-150 Lightning will be revealed on May 19 at Ford’s headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan and the event will live-streamed for millions to watch. The F-150 Lightning brings new innovation, technology and capabilities to the F-Series, North America’s best-selling vehicle. While maintaining the same power, payload and towing capabilities, says […]