Opening the Gates: Tesla service manuals now free of charge on company website

Toronto, Ontario — Quick, snatch up Tesla’s service manuals before anyone at the company realizes they are currently listed at no charge on the company’s website. That’s right, the “Service and Repair Information” subscription package has a big fat zero next to it and no one is fully certain as to whether this was an […]

Mercedes Makeover: The 2022 SL boasts a brand new frame

Affalterbach, Germany — Mercedes AMG is gearing up to release a new, eighth-generation roadster, and when they say new, the luxury automaker means it.  The 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL-Class doesn’t share a single architectural component with its predecessor, or with the GT Roadster, which the SL will replace.  “The development team in our body shell design […]

New webinar series to be offered by industry expert Mike Anderson

Mike Anderson, former shop-owner and founder of Collision Advice.

By CRM Staff   Toronto, Ontario — February 6, 2018 — Beginning this month, autobody trainer and consultant Mike Anderson is set to host a new series of webinars in partnership with differing OEM representatives. The free webinars, titled “Learn to Research, Research to Learn,” will be held on a monthly basis with the intention […]

VIDEO: PPG’s ‘Tip of the Technology Iceberg’ OEM panel session

Moderator Bob Medved of PPG (left) leads a panel discussion with representatives of Audi, Toyota, Mazda and Collision Diagnostic Services.

Strongsville, Ohio — June 5, 2017 — The 2017 PPG MVP Conference featured a panel discussion in which representatives from Audi, Toyota, Mazda and Collision Diagnostic Services (asTech) discussed their positions on OEM repair procedures, system diagnostics and recalibration. The gathered experts take deep dive into the hundreds of onboard systems on today’s vehicles, any […]