IIHS Rates New Vehicles on Crash Prevention

In the U.S., the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has rated 19 new vehicle models for front crash prevention. This marks the third year …

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Penney Auto Body Celebrating Re-Opening with Bo Horvat

B.C. based Penney Auto Body is celebrating its September 4 Grand Re-Opening with Vancouver Canucks hockey star Bo Horvat. Located at 8225 Main Street in Vancouver, Penney Auto Body


Wedge Clamp Opens U.S. Operations

Richmond, B.C.-based Wedge Clamp Systems recently announced its expansion into the U.S. with an official launch ceremony. Taking place at Wedge Clamp’s new facility in Long Beach, Calif. on


Sherwin-Williams Launches new Color Retrieval System

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, has introduced its premium web-based FormulaExpress 2.0 Color Retrieval System. The new FormulaExpress 2.0 Color Retrieval System is used to achieve the best color match results


Chief Offers New Online Leasing Options

Chief Automotive Technologies has announced a new series of online leasing tools to help customers effectively update their collision shop equipment. In today’s collision repair industry, it can be


AkzoNobel Launches New Direct-to-Metal Epoxy Primer

AkzoNobel’s Vehicle Refinishes business has announced a new edition to its commercial paint brand in North America, U-TECH E250 direct-to-metal (DTM) epoxy primer. This, all-in-one, surfacer and sealer is


PPG Adds Custom Midcoat to Vibrance Collection

New solvent-borne VWM500 has been specifically formulated to work with waterborne base coats. PPG Automotive Refinish has announced the introduction of VWM500 Custom Midcoat, a solvent-borne, VOC-compliant VIBRANCE COLLECTION


CIIA Announces September Licensing Courses

In Ontario, Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) has announced four collision trades exam courses in September. These four classes being offered through CIIA are designed to help unlicensed collision


Pfaff Autoworks Hosting Open House

Pfaff Autoworks is hosting an open house at its facility in Vaughan, Ont., on September 24. Taking place from 5.30pm to 8.30 pm at the Pfaff Autoworks location on


CARSTAR Cambridge Now Honda ProFirst Certified

CARSTAR LC Group and CARSTAR Cambridge have achieved Honda ProFirst certification. In achieving ProFirst certification, CARSTAR Cambridge in Cambridge, Ont. is one of the first ten CARSTAR locations to