Parr Auto Body apprentice takes gold in Saskatchewan

During the Autobody Repair competition in Saskatoon. The competition was held at the CNH Training Centre.

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — April 13, 2017 — Htoo Hta, an apprentice at Parr Auto Body in Saskatoon, has won the gold medal for post-secondary Autobody Repair at the 2017 Saskatchewan Provincial Skills Competition. The Autobody Repair competition took place at the CNH Training Centre in Saskatoon. As the gold medalist, Hta will represent Saskatchewan at […]

Consolidated Dealers and TADA host 2017 Ontario Dealer Day

President and CEO of Consolidated Dealers Tom Langton (right) speaking at the 2017 Ontario Dealer Day event. The annual show is co-sponsored by Consolidated Dealers and the Trillium Automotive Dealers Association.

Toronto, Ontario — April 13, 2017 — New car dealers and staff from across the province packed the Paramount Conference & Event Venue in Woodbridge for the 2017 Ontario Dealer Day show. The annual event featured representation from over 75 different exhibitors. Ontario Dealer Day was co-sponsored by the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association (TADA) and […]

Michael Wilson presents on ‘circular economy detour’ at IARC 2017

Michael Wilson, CEO of the US-based Automotive Recyclers Association, recently presented at IARC 2017, an international gathering of automotive recyclers.

Berlin, Germany — April 12, 2017 — Michael Wilson, CEO of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA), presented recently at the International Automotive Recycling Congress (IARC) held in Berlin, Germany. The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) is a member of ARA.  The annual international event brought together a number of leading representatives of the international automobile […]

IAA launches Fast Search Tool

IAA logo

Westchester, Illinois — April 12, 2017 — Insurance Auto Auctions has announced the launch of IAA Fast Search, a comprehensive search tool featuring over 30 vehicle search and filter options.   “IAA is committed to continuously improving and simplifying the buyer experience,” said John Kett, CEO and president of IAA. “Fast Search reduces the time-intensive […]

CIIA to hold Certificate of Qualification prep course in May

Hamilton, Ontario — April 13, 2016 — Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) has scheduled a new class to help unlicensed techs successfully complete Ontario’s provincial trades license exam.   CIIA is currently offering the Certificate of Qualification prep course in Burlington, Ontario. The format is four full days. The course runs on two consecutive weekends, […]

CARSTAR expands in Hamilton with CARSTAR Hamilton Lockwood

Three of the partners from LC Group, owner/operators of CARSTAR Hamilton Lockwood. From left: Peter Chavez, Javier Torres and Ian Ladd.

Hamilton, Ontario — April 12, 2017 — CARSTAR Hamilton Lockwood has officially launched. The collision centre is owned and operated by multi-CARSTAR store owners the LC Group.    The LC Group owns and operates a number of CARSTAR locations throughout southern Ontario. The LC Group revitalized the Hamilton Lockwood location with renovations to the facility’s […]