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Electronics company unveils EV plans
January 21, 2022 by Adam Malik

Sony, the company perhaps best known for its televisions and stereos, is moving closer to entering the electric vehicle space. Sony Group Corp. announced its new electric-vehicle unit, Sony Mobility Inc., at CES 2022. It also unveiled a prototype of

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EV automaker announces launch
December 2, 2021 by Adam Malik

An Ontario-based electric vehicle manufacturer has announced it will launch in 2023 with next-generation fully electric vehicles for the global automotive marketplace. Trouvé Victory Inc.’s vehicles will include 18-minute quick charge capabilities and an overnight full charge in 4 hours.

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Wurth opens first retail store in Canada
September 21, 2021 by Adam Malik

Wurth Canada celebrated the opening of its first retail location in Canada last week. At a celebration that included music, food – including handmade pretzels – and special guests, the company officially opened the doors to the store in Vaughan,

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Novus Glass opens new location in Ontario
October 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Novus Glass Sarnia is the newest location for Fix Network Ontario. Daryll O’Keefe, regional vice president for Fix Network Ontario, said the new facility showcases owner operator Shelby Armstrong’s strong knowledge of complex auto glass repair and his ambition to

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Fix Auto opens new facility in Truro
September 25, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Fix Auto Truro, located in the Salmon River community of Truro in central Nova Scotia, is the newest member of the Fix Auto network. The new collision repair centre is run by Kevin Burgess. “We are confident of building a

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APACE Holding Company purchases AP Emissions from APC
September 14, 2020 by Allan Janssen

APACE Holding Company has acquired the emissions business unit of APC Automotive Technologies. APC’s board of directors concluded that the transaction would maximize the value of AP Emissions and would enable growth and innovation for the benefit of employees and

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Novus Glass opens locations in Nova Scotia and Quebec
September 3, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Mark Weeks, regional vice president for Fix Network Atlantic is pleased to welcome Novus Glass Bridgewater to the network. Owner Glenn Toope has been in the automotive aftermarket industry for 35 years as an entrepreneur and educator. He knew from

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Web platform offers new financial options for tire purchases
August 18, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Tire Agent says the proprietary PayPair platform on its tire and wheel e-commerce site is revolutionizing how the public pays for their tires and wheels online. The e-commerce start-up  is making tire purchases financially accessible for all customers, accommodating every budget

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Fix Auto welcomes second Victoria, B.C. location
August 11, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The owner of the Fix Auto location in Victoria, B.C. has opened a second location nearby. Ian Franklin says he is excited to expand his operations on Vancouver Island. He has owned and operated the West Shore, Victoria store for

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Novel electronic key exchange system preserves social distancing
May 7, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Norwegian company introduces pandemic-friendly key exchange system.

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Eucon expands into Canada
April 8, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Data solutions and intelligence services provider Eucon of North America, LLC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, has opened a fully-owned subsidiary in Toronto. Eucon Canada Ltd. was established to provide Canadian customers with better and more focused support, while also pursuing the development

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GM plant to start aftermarket parts production
December 26, 2019 by Allan Janssen

GM’s assembly plant in Oshawa, closed down after 65 years of building Chevrolet automobiles, will begin manufacturing parts for discontinued models early in 2020. The stamping operation will begin production in the first quarter of the year, employing about 300