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How much EV claims and costs surged
May 7, 2024 by Adam Malik

Canada has witnessed a significant uptick in electric vehicle repairable claims, marking a notable shift in the automotive landscape, a new report has found, presenting opportunities and challenges for the automotive aftermarket. According to the latest Plugged-In: EV Collision Insights

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Where the safety concerns are for large pickups
December 14, 2023 by Adam Malik

Test results found that four large pickups offer strong side protection but raise concerns around backseat protection for passengers. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s updated side crash test  gave good ratings to the 2023 Ram 1500 crew cab, Ford

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ADAS features impacted after repairs
March 21, 2023 by Adam Malik

Vehicle owners have reported issues with advanced driver safety systems, particularly those that provide crash avoidance features to drivers, after repairs. Owners of vehicles with front crash avoidance technology, blind spot warning and other visibility-enhancing cameras were surveyed by the

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AIA Canada names new collision director
February 6, 2023 by Adam Malik

The Automotive Industries Association of Canada announced the appointment of Stuart “Stu” Klein to the newly created position of senior director of collision. He will join the senior leadership team and help AIA Canada’s efforts involving the collision sector of

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Newer vehicles better protecting women in crashes
September 23, 2022 by Adam Malik

A new report has found the estimated difference in female fatality risk compared to male fatality risk is significantly reduced in newer vehicles. Female Crash Fatality Risk Relative to Males for Similar Physical Impacts published by the National Highway Traffic

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Safer roads through asphalt art
September 21, 2022 by Adam Malik

Road safety was significantly improved following the installation of asphalt art, a recent study has determined. Rather than being a distraction, it significantly reduces crashes and the rate of so-called “conflict” between pedestrians and vehicles, said the Asphalt Art Safety

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How this technology can help older drivers
September 7, 2022 by Adam Malik

A third of crashes that cause injuries to seniors behind the wheel could be cut thanks to advanced technology at intersections, says a new report. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s latest study, Safety potential of crash avoidance features, improved

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What concerns these industry leaders most
June 10, 2022 by Adam Malik

Volatility is top of mind for Canadian automotive aftermarket leaders from the jobber, auto repair and collision sectors. Speaking during a panel discussion at the Automotive Industries Association of Canada’s Annual General Meeting, the executives spoke about how supply chain,

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3M acquires LeanTec technology
May 2, 2022 by Adam Malik

3M announced the acquisition of the technology assets of LeanTec, a provider of digital inventory management solutions for the automotive aftermarket in the United States and Canada. In an announcement, 3M noted the deal shows the company’s commitment to its

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How distracted Canadians are when driving
April 28, 2022 by Adam Malik

More than four-in-five Canadians admit to driving distracted and more than half see it as more dangerous than impaired driving, according to a pair of new surveys. The fourth annual distracted driving report from RatesDotCa found that 83 per cent

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Enhanced Media: The Collision Report, April 2022 CARS
April 25, 2022 by Adam Malik

Auto Service World · Enhanced Media: The Collision Report, April 2022 CARS   Thanks for checking out the enhanced media segment from the April 2022 issue of CARS magazine. We share part of our conversation with Andrew Shepherd, senior director

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What Canadians say is the biggest road safety threat
January 20, 2022 by Adam Malik

In a new poll from the Canadian Automobile Association, the most serious threat to road safety in this country is aggressive driving. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, road safety has been a regular topic. With