Burnaby repair centre damaged by weekend fire

The premises of False Creek Collision. The facility experienced a fire over the weekend.

Burnaby, British Columbia — August 17, 2015 — A Burnaby, BC-area collision repair facility experienced a serious fire this past weekend. About 40 firefighters were called to False Creek Collision on Royal Oak Ave. a little after 4:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. Part of the collision repair facility was on fire. A shed at the […]

Advance Automotive Solutions offers a fix to the labour shortage

Scott Noseworthy of Fix Auto Ottawa Innes and Ken Hughes of Advance Automotive Solutions. Hughes, who runs a temp labour company for the collision business, has recently been pitching at Fix Auto Ottawa Innes.

By Jeff Sanford Ottawa, Ontario — August 17, 2015 — Collision repair facility owners know how difficult it can be to maintain proper staffing levels. The decision whether to hire a new full-time employee is a tough one. The nature of the collision repair business is that some weeks there is too much work. Other […]

CARSTAR Cambridge achieves Honda ProFirst Certification

Allen Mattice of CARSTAR Cambridge and Nicole Pereir, General Manager, and Rich Snider, Parts and Service Director, for Cambridge Centre Honda.

Hamilton, Ontario — August 17, 2015 — CARSTAR has announced that CARSTAR Cambridge has received Honda ProFirst Certification. The facility is located in Cambridge, Ontario, and is one of a number of collision facilities owned by CARSTAR LC Group. The certification program itself provides endorsement to collision repair centres that meet or exceed Honda’s standards […]

GM recalls 13,950 Chevy Cobalts in Canada

Most of the vehicles covered under GM's latest recall are 2010 Chevrolet Cobalts.

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — August 17, 2015 — General Motors has announced a recall of 73,424 Chevrolet Cobalts in Canada and the US. The recall is due to a wiring issue that may interfere with deployment of the roof-mounted driver side airbag after a collision. The majority of the recalled Cobalts are model […]

SEM introduces Sprayable Seam Sealer Gun Cleaner

SEM's new Sprayable Seam Sealer Gun Cleaner.

Rock Hill, South Carolina — August 17, 2015 — SEM has introduced what it says is a first of its kind solution to cleaning one-component sprayable seam sealer applicators. The new product is 29433 Sprayable Seam Sealer Gun Cleaner. According to a statement from SEM, whether a technician is performing routine maintenance or needs to […]

Boyd Group announces August 2015 cash distribution

Winnipeg, Manitoba — August 17, 2015 — Boyd Group has announced a cash distribution for the month of August 2015 of $0.041 per trust unit. The distribution will be payable on September 28, 2015 to unitholders of record at the close of business on August 31, 2015. Boyd Group Income Fund’s policy is to pay […]