ABANDONMENT ANNIVERSARY A Volkswagen Golf abandoned on the street in the U.K. has been sitting for so long that frustrated neighbourhood residents decided to throw it a birthday party. George Street in Shefford, Bedfordshire, has been home to an abandoned VW Golf since December 2019. The street has also been home to a large community […]


CALIBRATION COLLABORATION AirPro Diagnostics and Car ADAS Solutions announced the establishment of a collaboration to deliver turn-key calibration solutions for shops to include set-up, training, implementation, support, and validation of calibration services. Whether shops want to become a retail calibration centre or calibrate the vehicles they currently repair, this partnership will deliver for collision repairers […]


PLAN AHEAD Sudbury-based Collège Boréal has announced a partnership with mining equipment manufacturer, Epiroc Canada, to offer students a Battery Electric Vehicle Maintenance program. The 40-hour online course kicked off on February 9 and is to be followed by hands-on training provided in classroom and workshop settings. SELLING THE TRADES Ontario’s minister of labour, training […]


COVER YOUR ADAS All bodyshop staff should be aware of advanced driver assistance system calibration requirements, a team of I-CAR specialists said during a February Canadian Collision Industry Conference (CCIF) session. “The better question is who doesn’t need to know,” remarked Bud Center, I-CAR manager of technical research and development. “If the CSR answers a […]