A Price on Friendship: Stellantis sees decline in supplier relations, study says

Detroit, Michigan — Plante Moran published the results of its twenty-second annual North American Automotive OEM-Supplier Working Relations Index (WRI) Study on Monday, showing that some automakers are trending positively, some are hitting a plateau—and one in particular is on a sharp decline. The annual study from Plante Moran tracks supplier perceptions of working relations with […]

Tuesday Ticker: November 16, 2021

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this week’s Tuesday Ticker, Apple hires a former Tesla engineer for its rumoured EV project and Rivian raises US$12 billion in its initial public offering (IPO). Christopher Moore bites the Apple Apple has reportedly hired Tesla’s Autopilot software engineer to work on its rumoured electric vehicle project, Bloomberg reported last week. […]

No Stunting: CAA South Central Ontario releases dangerous driving survey results

Thornhill, Ontario — The CAA confession booth is officially open as a recent survey from CAA South Central Ontario indicates that 55 percent of Canadian drivers admit to driving unsafely on occasion, according to a press release from Thursday. In addition, 95 percent of respondents were brave enough to report that they had witnessed dangerous […]

AIA Canada presents ‘grassroots’ data in latest Consumer Behaviour report

AIA's latest report in its Consumer Behaviour Series examines the viewpoints of 2,000 Canadian motorists.

By CRM Staff Ottawa, Canada — June 28, 2017 — AIA Canada has released the latest report in its Consumer Behaviour Series. The report, Repair & Maintenance – Views of 2,000 Canadians, is the third in the series to be released. The new report follows the release of E-tailing: Online Shopping Habits of Canadian Car […]

Report: Global collision repair market expected to hit $196 billion by 2020

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Felton, California — June 29, 2016 — Global automotive collision repair market size is expected to grow to $196 billion USD by 2020, according to a new report by Hexa Research. This is a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 2 percent from 2014 to 2020. Aging fleets and an increasing number of vehicles are […]

Boyd Group sales up for Q2 2015

Winnipeg, Manitoba — August 14, 2015 — Boyd Group Income Fund has reported its financial results for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2015. Among the highlights from the quarter, Boyd reports sales increased by 37.4 percent to $278.7 million from $202.8 million in 2014, including same-store sales increases of 4.7 percent, adjusted […]