Real Time Parts Pricing is Here

GM’s MyPrice Link will change the collision repair process. Yes, it’s a bit of a bold statement, but through its real time pricing ability, …

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CARSTAR Sackville: High Visibility

Tim and Shelley McKay’s latest CARSTAR location is on the up. When the Sackville town councillor stopped by Tim McKay’s shop recently, he quipped that McKay’s shop has the


Chief Distributors Receive Recognition

Seven Chief distributors from across North America were recognized for their sales performance at the company’s annual distributor meeting, Nov. 2 in Las Vegas, Nev. Chief presented awards to


One-Eighty Approach

Helping Your Replacement Partners Can Be Another Opportunity. When you’re dealing with low margins, any opportunity to look at new profit centres is always welcome. The question is of


Concours Collisions Centres: Outside the Box

A different approach to training and repair processes is paying dividends for Concours Collision Centres. If timing is everything, then Calgary’s Ken Friesen has it in spades. Not only


New Board Changes Announced for Fix Auto

Steve Leal, President and CEO of Fix Auto Canada and Fix Auto World, has announced Fix Auto’s new Board of Directors. In regards to the board changes, Leal said,


Mitchell Releases Q4 Industry Trends Report

Mitchell, a leading provider of technology, connectivity and information solutions to the Property & Casualty (P&C) claims industry and their supply chain partners, has released its Industry Trends


Replacement Parts Increasing

In Mitchell’s Q3 Industry Trends Report for 2015, a key focus was the frequency of parts replacement when it comes to collision repairs. When it came to specific Canadian


Cars Aren’t Like Elevators

Why true autonomous technology arguably works far better for public transportation than private vehicles. On January 5, 2016, the Consumer Telematics Show will take place at Rio, in Las


Axalta Partners with TenPoint Complete for Collision Shop Management Software

Axalta Coating Systems has announced that TenPoint Complete has concluded an electronic interface with its ProfitNet Collision Shop Management System (CSMS) for Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) services. ProfitNet is