ARPAC Amazes: This year’s annual congress a success

Estérel, Quebec — September 19, 2019 — The Quebec Association of Auto Parts Recyclers (ARPAC) members gathered at l’Estérel Resort in Quebec last week for its annual congress. This year’s theme was “Let’s Preserve the Earth”, emphasizing ways to accelerate the turn toward sustainability and green thinking in the industry and beyond. The congress began […]

Better Borrowing Benefits: SCRS partners with car rental brands to offer member rewards

Toronto, Ontario — September 19, 2019 — The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has launched a new benefits program offering SCRS members and employees exclusive discounts on rental vehicles. The Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and National Car Rental have collaborated with the SCRS to offer the discount to its members and employees. […]

Ready for Recyclers: AARDA annual convention kicks off tomorrow

Edmonton, Alberta — September 19, 2019 — The Alberta Auto Recyclers and Dismantlers Association annual convention kicks off tomorrow, on September 20, inside the West Edmonton Mall. The annual conference will feature special events such as product demonstrations by ELV Select, heavy equipment demos and a tour of Aldon Auto Salvage’s yard in Lamont, Alta. […]

Believe it or Not – September 19, 2019

Sweet Dreams at Sweet Speeds A Los Angeles couple was driving down a freeway when they looked over to see the driver of the Tesla beside them fast asleep, travelling at almost 120 km/h. Alishia Olivier filmed the driver through the window of her vehicle while her husband drove. The sleeping man is comfortably slumped […]

Assured Par-Tee: 14th charity golf tournament

Toronto, Ontario — Sept. 17, 2019 — The 14th Assured charity golf tournament, held on Thursday, September 5th, saw more than 144 golfers arrived just outside Toronto at the Glen Abby Golf Course in Oakville, ON.  Industry partners and colleagues alike came out for the golf tournament throughout the day before heading into the club for […]

Three top tips to attract talented tradespeople

Toronto, Ontario — September 18, 2019 — It’s not uncommon in the automotive industry to have an open job posting for months on end. Some blame the lack of young people going into the trades, which certainly part of the issue, however, many repairers don’t consider what they can do to attract the eager tradespeople […]