Labour Lockout: Honda calls EV exec. order ‘unfair’, ‘discriminatory’

Toronto, Ontario — Representatives from American Honda are pushing back on U.S. President Biden’s Aug. 5 executive order that sets a goal of 50 percent of overall sales being EVs, by 2030, saying the thought is there, but the cars aren’t. In the analysis of last week’s order, Bloomberg wrote “[Biden] has ordered the federal […]

Canada auto industry faces falling profits amid declining US demand

By Tom Davis Ottawa, Ontario — January 18, 2018 — Faced with declining demand from US consumers and uncertainty surrounding trade relations between the two countries, automotive production in Canada is expected to rise by just 0.8 percent this year. The slow pace of growth follows strong industry performance over much of the last decade, […]

Women’s Industry Network to open Most Influential Women award nominations

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By CRM Staff Leesburg, Virginia — October 26, 2017 — The Women’s Industry Network (WIN) has announced nominations for its prestigious Most Influential Women (MIW) award will open on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. The nominations will stay open until Monday, January 15, 2018, with the final winners being recognized at a gala held during the […]

ALI opens new headquarters and launches LiftLab

ALI Headquarters

By Allison Preston Cortland, New York — October 20, 2017 — The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has moved to a new multipurpose facility in Cortland, New York. ALI members, as well as lift inspectors, suppliers and other guests from the vehicle lift and workplace safety industries, attended the grand opening celebration, where the company announced […]

Fix Auto announces plans to reacquire US rights

Steve Leal, President of Fix Auto World, has officially announced plans to reacquire the company's US franchise license.

By CRM Staff Montreal, Quebec — June 27, 2017 — After enormous success with its expansions into China and Australia, Fix Auto is eyeing a market a little closer to home: the United States. There are already over 110 Fix Auto locations in the US, but the US trademark rights were licensed to a third […]

Boyd expands in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Winnipeg, Manitoba — December 23, 2015 — The Boyd Group has announced the December 19, 2015 opening of a collision repair location in Charlotte, North Carolina. The centre is located on a busy thoroughfare and in proximity to Interstate 85 and the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. It has served the community since 1972 and previously […]