CARSTAR London East and West achieve I-CAR Gold Class

CARSTAR London East and CARSTAR London West. Both facilities have recently achieved I-CAR Gold Class.

By Jeff Sanford London, Ontario — June 29, 2016 — You can add two more names to the short list of collision repair facilities that have achieved I-CAR Gold Class status. They are two CARSTAR locations in London, Ontario. Wayne Minogue is the owner of CARSTAR London West and CARSTAR London East. Both stores are recipients […]

Complete OEM training schedule released for NACE

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North Richland Hills, Texas — June 29, 2016 — The full schedule for this year’s OEM programming at NACE 2016 has been revealed. This year’s event features record involvement and expanded training from numerous OEMs. NACE 2016 will take place August 9 to 13 at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Thursday, August 11 9:30 […]

Report: Global collision repair market expected to hit $196 billion by 2020

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Felton, California — June 29, 2016 — Global automotive collision repair market size is expected to grow to $196 billion USD by 2020, according to a new report by Hexa Research. This is a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 2 percent from 2014 to 2020. Aging fleets and an increasing number of vehicles are […]

BC to revert speed limits on two highways after spike in collisions

A view of part of Highway 1 in BC, running between Hope and Cache Creek. This is one of two sections of highway that will have their speed limits returned to previous levels after a spike in collisions.

Victoria, British Columbia — June 29, 2016 — British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is decreasing speed limits along two sections of the province’s highway system after a spike in collisions along those roads. The province had boosted the speed limits on a number of highways in July 2014. The speed limits on Highway […]

Hollander – eBay Technology Summit to focus on eCommerce for auto recyclers

The Hollander - eBay Technology Summit will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Plymouth, Minnesota — June 29, 2016 — Hollander and eBay Motors are teaming up to present the Hollander – eBay Technology Summit, taking place August 11 to 13, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. According to a statement from Hollander, the event will provide eCommerce ideas, solutions, best practices and training to help automotive recyclers become more […]

ARPAC golf tournament raises funds for Lighthouse Children and Families

From left: Simon Matte of ARPAC, Vanessa Cyr of Lighthouse Children and Families and her father, Sylvain Cyr.

Montreal, Quebec — June 29, 2016 — Quebec’s automotive recycling association, ARPAC, has announced the successful completion of its annual golf tournament. The 19th Annual ARPAC Foundation Golf Tournament was held at the Golf Club of the Island of Montreal. As usual when it comes to industry golf tournaments, there was more to the event than […]