Careful Around My Porsche: OEM expands vehicle subscription service to Montréal

Montreal, Quebec — Porsche has expanded its Porsche Drive subscription package to Montreal, offering on-demand access to a collection of the OEM’s sportscars. The service offers daily, weekly or monthly on-demand rental service through a digital booking platform and subscription. All services include delivery and pick-up by a concierge within a 50-km radius of Montreal’s […]

Market update: PPG shows slight growth, Ford invests in scooters

Ford Smart Mobility has acquired Spin, an electric scooter-sharing company to participate in mobility alternatives for first- and last-mile transportation (Photo: Business Wire)

By CRM staff Toronto – November 13 – In this week’s midweek market update, Ford buys a scooter company, coatings inventory affects PPG sales in the auto refinish market, and Enterprise wins again. Let’s go for a SpinFord Smart Mobility, LLC has acquired Spin, a San Francisco-based electric scooter-sharing company providing an alternative for first- […]

Preventing data leaks in vehicle rentals

By Jordan Porter    Toronto, Ontario – September 11, 2018 — Recently,  Collision Repair magazine detailed the possible legal ramifications that could be faced by repairers who do not adequately protect data on client cars. In addition to this, there is also a concern regarding courtesy vehicles. Carrying many different passengers on a week-to-week basis, hacking such vehicles […]

Enterprise hosts 22nd annual charity golf tournament

A few photos from Enterprise Rent-A-Car's 22nd annual golf tournament in support of the Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade. Check out the gallery below for more!

By CRM Staff King City, Ontario — July 13, 2017 — Enterprise Rent-A-Car recently held its 22nd annual golf tournament in support of the Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC). This year’s tournament was held at King Valley Golf Club in King City, Ontario. Enterprise employees and industry supporters turned out in large numbers for […]

Survey Says: Perceived average length-of-rental increased in 2016

The chart above shows what percentage of our respondents provide courtesy cars.

By Mike Davey Hamilton, Ontario — February 14, 2017 — Collision repair is inextricably linked to the business of car rentals, so much so that average length-of-rental is often considered a proxy for repair times. Our latest survey asked readers to let us know about how rental cars are handled in their organizations. Our next […]