SEMA Breakdown: Part 1—Canada Comes to the Strip

By CRM staff Las Vegas, Nevada — November 5, 2018 — In part one of our extended coverage of last week’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas, we take a look at Collision Repair’s big takeaways from the festivities, from the show-stealing performances of Canada’s delegates to the big business opportunities our collision repairers saw firsthand! Canadian […]

Recap of Fix Automotive Network’s regional meeting

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — November 5, 2018 — Nearly 200 Quebec delegates from Fix Auto, Speedy Auto Service and NOVUS Glass gathered together for their annual meeting at the Manoir Saint-Sauveur in Saint-Sauveur, Que.   The two-day event that was held on Oct. 18 and 19 consisted of teambuilding, networking, business updates, special guest […]

CARSTAR opens new location

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario — November 5, 2018 — CARSTAR opened a new location in Hanna, AB on Friday, celebrating the shop’s grand opening with prizes, a light lunch and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The shop, which is owned by Ryan and Julie Antosh, is located at 109- 1st Avenue. Ryan has been involved in the […]

$600 million lawsuit filed against six auto insurance companies

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — November 5, 2018 — A series of proposed lawsuits have been issued against six major auto insurance companies in Ontario for allegedly engaging in unfair and illegal practices with HST calculations against accident victims. The statements claimed that Aviva, Intact, Belair, Allstate, Unifund and Certas didn’t pay HST on […]

Atlantic Canada auto group CEO wins entrepreneur award

Taking home the hardware: Rob Steele at the Atlantic Region EY Entrepreneur of the Year event. Photo courtesy EY.

By CRM staff Halifax – November 5, 2018 –  Automotive entrepreneur Rob Steele is the winner of this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 award for the Atlantic region. Steele is chief executive officer of Steele Auto Group, a diversified group of automobile dealerships and collision repair facilities in Atlantic Canada, and Newfoundland Capital […]