National Research Council spearheading aluminum vehicle research

The ALtec research group is linked to the National Research Council's Lightweighting of Ground Transportation Vehicles program.

Ottawa, Ontario — June 15, 2016 — The introduction of the aluminum-bodied F-150 led to a lot of speculation that soon many major automakers would be turning to this material to decrease the curb weight of their vehicles. While the automotive industry has been slower to adopt aluminum than some were expecting, there is definitely […]

CCIF Preview: Jim Dickson of Rio Tinto talks aluminum

Jim Dickson is the Director of Global Automotive Strategy at Rio Tinto. He will address CCIF on aluminum on January 29.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — January 20, 2016 — The biggest gathering in the history of the Canadian collision repair industry is barely a week away. The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) Cars & Technology Showcase takes place January 28 and 29 in Vaughan, Ontario. Collision Repair magazine recently chatted with Jim Dickson, Director […]

Adaptation, bylaws and regs and aluminum repair on the slate for CCIF Toronto

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Ottawa, Ontario — January 6, 2016 — The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) has revealed a partial list of the speakers slated to appear at the CCIF Toronto Cars & Technology Showcase on January 28 and 29, 2016. In advance, Collision Repair magazine will be bringing you extensive previews of the presentations you can expect […]