The Show Must Go On: All signs point to an in-person SEMA 2021

Las Vegas, Nevada — Pack up a bottle of Advil and your lucky cargo shorts, all signs are pointing to the 2021 SEMA show being on and in person in Las Vegas this year, following 2020’s COVID-induced virtual hiatus. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak recently committed to reopening the state to 100 percent open operations by […]

The Climb: Driven Brands reports Q1 financial results

Charlotte, North Carolina ⁠— Driven Brands has reported its financial results for the first quarter ended March 27, 2021.  Driven, the parent company of collision repair brands CARSTAR, Fix Auto USA and Maaco, reported revenue of US$329.4 million⁠—an increase of 83 percent from 2019. The company said the increase was primarily driven by the Q3 […]

Awarding the Aftermarket: AIA Canada presents honours to Mauro Cifelli, Kathryn Jones during AGM

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— During Tuesday’s Automotive Industries of Canada (AIA Canada) Annual General Meeting (AGM), the organization announced the winners of its AIA Distinguished Service Award and Young Professionals in the Aftermarket (YPA) Young Leader of the Year Award, which went to Mauro Cifelli and Kathryn Jones, respectively. The AIA Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding […]