EV/AV Report: Quebec EV targets, angry drivers and American legal impacts

Toronto, Ontario — Quebec announces plans to get two million electric cars on the road by 2030, autonomous cars grapple with angry drivers and insight on how the United States’ Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) new emissions standards will affect you. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Electric Expansion The Quebec government has […]

New Suits: CIECA announces 2023 board of trustee officers

North Carolina, United States — The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce (CIECA) has elected the following trustee officers for 2023, following a Jan. 18 meeting. These officers will serve on CIECA’s executive committee, which oversees business matters throughout the year and plans the agenda for CIECA board meetings. Chair: Greg Best, Senior Business Analyst, California Casualty […]

EV/AV Report: Tech shows and self-driving developments

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s EV/AV report, new vehicles on display at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Mercedes becomes the first OEM to commercially offer Level 3 autonomous vehicles in the United States and Microsoft may invest US$10m into a self-driving truck company, according to leaked info. This is the latest in electric […]

EV/AV Report: Perpetual motion and delayed releases

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s report, BMW patents a suspension system capable of converting road bumps into electric vehicle (EV) energy, Apple delays its autonomous vehicle (AV) debut to 2026, and Tesla returns radar sensors to its autopilot suite after a short hiatus. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Unlimited Power […]

Brightened Up: 2023 Kia EV6 earns IIHS’ Top Safety Pick+ award

Toronto, Ontario — The 2023 Kia EV6 small electric SUV has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ award, thanks in part to its improved headlights. According to an IIHS press release, 2022 model year EV6s built before September did not earn an award due to a poor headlight rating. However, […]