Industry Insider: Exit strategies with Greg Wing of Simplicity Car Care

Toronto, Ontario — It’s a secret to none that the Canadian collision repair workforce touts a high age demographic. We may wish we were immortal, but that’s just not the reality. So—have you given any thought to an exit strategy? Tune in to this week’s Industry Insider podcast to hear from Greg Wing, the director […]

Industry Insider: Tim Morgan breaks down Spanesi Interactive Week

Toronto, Ontario — From October 24 through 29, Spanesi Americas hosted its first-ever Interactive Week, where the company virtually hosted OEMs, North American shopowners and collision repair experts for a week of thought-provoking sessions. Check out this week’s episode of Industry Insider to hear more about Spanesi’s recent event and how the company plans to […]

Industry Insider: Insights, opportunities and outlooks from LKQ Corporation

Toronto, Ontario — On this episode of Collision Repair‘s Industry Insider, host Allison Rogers sits down with Paul Reichert, senior director of MSO and insurance services (Canada) for LKQ Corporation, to discuss some of the company’s trending insights and outlooks for the future of the collision repair and automotive aftermarkets. Listen to the full 15-minute […]

Industry Insider: IAA’s new Merchandising Platform provides a 360 buying approach

Toronto, Ontario — This week, Collision Repair’s Industry Insider sat down with Blair Earle, managing director for Impact Auto Auctions Canada, to learn more about the IAA Interact merchandising platform and how its features can provide trifold—and beyond—benefits to online buyers. Check out this week’s episode to learn more!

Industry Insider: Preparations for EV influx underway for collision centres

Vaughan, Ontario – In this week’s episode of Industry Insider, Collision Repair’s Max Reid spoke to Jeff Pabst of Pfaff Autoworks regarding the EV influx and how it could play out in the collision repair industry. With the 365 day long speedbump called 2020 finally in the rearview, collision centres across Canada are finally able […]

Industry Insider: More on the CSN merger featuring Ryan Bruno, president and CEO

Toronto, Ontario — This past week was a big one for Canadian network CSN Collision Centres as the network announced its merger with the U.S.-based 1Collision. This new union, deemed “a natural fit” by CSN, allows the two companies to offer a unified collision repair experience and claims management solution to the driving public and […]

Bodyshop Talk is Back!

Toronto, Ontario — June 21, 2019 – Collision Repair Magazine is excited to premiere a new episode of their podcast, Bodyshop Talk! Hosted by Gideon Scanlan and Elizabeth Sargeant, Bodyshop Talk podcast is the go-to podcast for all tech and trade-related interviews, information and more. Featuring leaders from the collision repair industry and some unsung heroes, Collision Repair’s Bodyshop Talk will […]

I-CAR launches new ‘Driving the Conversation’ podcast


BY CRM Staff Hoffman Estates, Illinois — October 19, 2017 — I-CAR has announced the introduction of a new podcast series, which will focus on informative and hot-topic discussions in the collision repair industry. The monthly series of podcasts, named ‘Driving the Conversation’, includes informative and engaging discussions from industry thought leaders on “noteworthy” topics. […]