Watching your Glass: Ford launches U.S. certified glass network

Detroit, Michigan — Ford officially broke ground on Monday with a new certified repair network intended to directly service the automotive glass repair industry in the U.S. The industry-leading OEM said the Ford Certified Glass Network (FCGN) will offer participating glass repair shops process coaching aimed at ensuring the safe and proper installation of original […]

Top Torch: Pro Spot SP-5.3 MIG welder achieves Volkswagen approval

Toronto, Ontario — Pro Spot International is excited to announce that the company’s SP-5.3 MIG welder has been officially approved for use on all Volkswagen repairs going forward. Pro Spot’s multi-process double pulse MIG welder was introduced three years ago and has since been approved for use on aluminum, steel and MIG brazing (CUSI) repairs. […]

The Tesla Tick: CSN Champlain earns Tesla certification

Moncton New Brunswick —  CSN Champlain, a family-owned collision centre in Moncton, N.B. recently became the only Tesla certified collision repair facility in the province of New Brunswick.  “This certification means a lot to us and to the team,” said Mandie Barkhouse, co-owner of CSN Champlain. “I’m so proud of our staff for accomplishing this, […]

Baker’s Dozen: CSN Zenetec celebrates 13th OEM certification with Tesla seal

Barrie, Ontario ⁠— CSN Zenetec has achieved Tesla certification, adding a 13th OEM cert to the collision centre’s roster.  Greg Sherman, business development manager at CSN Zenetec, said the facility opted for Tesla OEM certification to bring much-needed service to Tesla owners in the Barrie area. “There was no one available to service Teslas in […]

Preferred Promotion: Nissan U.S. announces success in consumer push toward certified collision network

Orange County, California — Assured Performance network’s U.S. branch has announced a “successful” Nissan campaign pitching certified bodyshops to nearly four million Nissan and 500,000 Infiniti customers. Assured Performance said the campaign results in a “tenfold increase” in the number of hits on the OEM’s shop locator tool. The automaker’s consumer awareness campaign aims to […]

Meeting your Match: CrashBay launches search engine to connect drivers to shops

Oakville, Ontario – Finding the right shop for your vehicle’s repairs is as important a relationship as any, and Oakville, Ontario-based company, Crash Bay, is poised to play matchmaker with the launch of their new collision centre search engine. The automotive e-commerce company first launched CrashBay in 2019, and now with the updated ability to […]

Tesla Tick: CSN Golden Triangle Guelph gains Tesla certification

Toronto, Ontario — CSN Golden Triangle Guelph earned their Tesla approved autobody shop certification as of January 2021.  CSN Golden Triangle has become one of only a few Tesla certified collision centers across Canada, which is an honor that adds to what is already an impressive set of credentials. Tesla is known throughout the automotive […]