CALGARY COLLISION REPAIRERS RAVE ABOUT EV REPAIR TOUR CALGARY PROGRAMMING
Following our stop in Saskatoon, the Collision Repair mag crew headed to Alberta for our EV Repair Tour stop in Calgary. The event, supported by Fix Network, brought together industry professionals and enthusiasts to delve into the world of electric vehicle (EV) repair—notably, there were a significant number of insurers at this stop on our tour.
The EV Repair Tour in Calgary featured a lineup of expert speakers who shared their knowledge and insights on various aspects of EV repair. One of the notable speakers was EV expert David Giles, who provided valuable information on the latest advancements in EV technology and the unique challenges that arise in repairing these vehicles. Attendees had the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of EV systems and learn about the specialized techniques required for effective repairs.
Additionally, Cecile Bukmeier, Autobody Chair at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, shared her expertise on EV collision repair. Her presentation shed light on the specific considerations involved in repairing EVs involved in accidents, emphasizing the importance of proper training and equipment to ensure safe and efficient repairs.
Ben Hart, an instructor from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, also took the stage to discuss the future of EVs and the skills required by technicians to meet the evolving demands of the industry. His insights provided attendees with valuable perspectives on the changing landscape of automotive repair.
The event took place at the Fix Network Calgary HQ, offering attendees a unique opportunity to explore the company’s soon-to-be-opened training center. The training center, spanning an impressive 15,000 square feet, is dedicated to achieving excellence in collision repair. Visitors were able to get a first look at the facility, which promises to provide advanced training and resources for technicians venturing into the world of EV repair. Check out our pics and scan the QR Code for exclusive video footage.