Moving to the Mall: Kirmac Collision and Autoglass acquires Automall Autobody in Abbotsford

Abbotsford, British Columbia — Kirmac Collision and Autoglass has announced its acquisition of Automall Autobody in Abbotsford, B.C. This acquisition marks Kirmac’s 17th location in the Metro Vancouver market. According to a recent press release, the Abbotsford region was chosen because it is a growing community located one hour from downtown Vancouver and because it […]

Forgery Fallouts: Daihatsu automotive admits to forging crash test results for 30 years

Tokyo, Japan — Daihatsu automotive has halted the sales and shipments of its vehicles at all Japan factory locations amid a safety probe revealing the automaker has been forging safety tests for the past 30 years. According to the safety investigation made at the end of December by Ministry of Transportation officials, Daihatsu, a subsidiary […]

Tuesday Ticker: Two 2023 growth stocks; Xpeng, Toyota

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— In this, the first Tuesday Ticker of the year, we’ll look at two stocks that saw exponential growth in 2023⁠—Chinese automaker Xpeng and fan-favourite Toyota.  Eyes on Xpeng Analysts are looking at Chinese brands like Xpeng Motors for peak performance in 2024. Xpeng is expecting a “brighter 2024,” in the OEM’s own […]

Travel Troubles: Toyota recalls airbags, suggests no front seat passengers

Toronto, Ontario — When making any trip for the holidays, it’s important to stay up-to-date on potential safety risks. Toyota has recently announced that it is recalling certain 2020 to 2022 vehicles due to an airbag that may not deploy for front seat passengers. In the United States, the recall covers over one million vehicles—according […]

Manageable Mattes: Toyota introduces new matte paint that is ‘easier to maintain’

Tokyo, Japan — Toyota has announced a special edition run of the Crown Crossover with a “Matte Metal” finish that the automaker claims is easier to maintain than other matte paints. The vehicle model originally debuted in Japan featuring an extra layer of protective coating aimed at making the matte finish included more durable. Based […]