All Aboard: Nissan Murano earns Top Safety Pick+

Toronto, Ontario — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awards 2021 Nissan Murano the Top Safety Pick+ designation. Nissan Murano is the fourth Nissan model to be awarded IIHS’s Top Safety Pick+ after Nissan Rogue, Maxima and Altima. All four models feature Nissan Safety Shield 360 as standard equipment. The 2021 Nissan Murano earned […]

BMW Blunders: Improper clips and PDR holes could spawn airbag issues

Toronto, Ontario — Using improper clips on some BMW doors could result in airbag issues, BMW collision program manager Jonathan Inzano said during a Feb. 11 Guild 21 webinar. During Guild 21’s BMW Repair Technology webinar, Inzano⁠—alongside BMW insurance manager Attila Princz⁠—explained that BMW models could carry pressure sensors inside the cavity of side doors.  […]

CCIF Preview: Mike Anderson says ‘Virtual Steering’ is coming soon

Mike Anderson of Collision Advice will speak at the CCIF Cars & Technology Showcase on 'Virtual Steering' and the increased demands on collision repair facilities to use OE procedures.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — January 14, 2016 — The biggest event in the history of the Canadian collision repair industry draws near. The CCIF Toronto Cars & Technology Showcase takes place January 28 and 29 in Vaughan, north of Toronto. If you haven’t got a ticket yet, you could be out of luck. […]

Dave Procunier speaks on OE cert programs at Global Automakers of Canada

Dave Procunier of CSN-Heartland B&B Collision and Mike D'Angelo of BMW Group Canada.

By Jeff Sanford Markham, Ontario — September 13, 2015 — The Global Automakers of Canada (GAC) recently convened its collision repair committee for a meeting. Dave Procunier, the owner of CSN-Heartland B&B Collision Centre, made a presentation to the committee about why OEs would benefit from certified collision repair programs. Procunier is a well-known in […]