AARDA to host annual conference in Edmonton this fall

Ron Sturgeon will be the keynote presenter at the upcoming annual AARDA conference, taking place in Edmonton on September 23 and 24.

By Mike Pickford Edmonton, Alberta – July 27, 2017 — The Alberta Automotive Recyclers and Dismantlers Association (AARDA) will host its annual convention in Edmonton this fall. Taking place at the Fantasy Land Hotel at the West Edmonton Mall on September 23 and 24, this year’s theme will focus on ‘Thriving Despite a Tough Economy’ […]

US reassesses CAFE standards, OEMs still have to drop pounds

A federal assessment of the CAFE standard has brought about a new fuel mileage target for 2025 deadline.

By Mike Pickford Los Angeles, California — July 27, 2017 — The industry wide push to improve fuel economy amongst North American vehicles remains as relentless as ever. Following up on the well-documented CAFE standards, US federal and California state environmental regulators released an extensive technical study last week, indicating collision repairers both sides of […]

Fix Auto North Bay adds I-CAR Gold Class to list of achievements

The team from Fix Auto North Bay. The facility has recently achieved I-CAR Gold Class status.

By Mike Davey North Bay, Ontario — July 27, 2016 — Fix Auto North Bay has the prestigious honour of being the first Fix Auto in Canada to achieve full I-CAR Gold Class status since I-CAR has moved to their new “role based” Gold Class recognition. The facility received the recognition in June. Fix Auto […]

Boyd Group expands in Florida

Boyd Group logo.

Winnipeg, Manitoba — July 27, 2016 — The Boyd Group has expanded again, this time with the acquisiton of a a collision repair centre in Titusville, Florida. The repair facility previously operated as Freddy Curtis Body Shop. Titusville is located about 50 miles east of Orlando on Florida’s “Space Coast.” “We are very pleased to […]

Colonial Auto Parts hosts fourth annual customer appreciation Golf Classic

Colonial Auto Parts hosted their fourth annual customer appreciation Golf Classic on July 27.

By Mike Pickford St. John’s, Newfoundland – July 27, 2016 — Continuing what has become a company tradition in recent years, Colonial Auto Parts yesterday (July 26) paid homage to their clientele, hosting its fourth annual customer appreciation Golf Classic. Welcoming a number of individuals representing various body shops and industry-related organizations across the east […]