LKQ Delivers the Loot: Company gifts Tropicana, Centennial class with holiday donation

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— The students of Tropicana Community Centre’s Pre-Apprenticeship Auto Body and Collision Repair class are having a very happy holiday indeed, thanks to a very generous donation from LKQ Corporation. On top of body panels for Centennial College students to test their skills on, LKQ also supplied OGIO backpacks, vests and top-notch supplies […]

Team Toyota: B.C. Toyota dealers donate $36,750 to Red Cross flood relief

Toronto, Ontario — Toyota’s B.C. Dealers Association played a big part in helping their neighbours get back on their feet following November’s severe rainfall, contributing to a combined donation of $151,750 to Canadian Red Cross and its British Columbia Floods and Extreme Weather Appeal. The donation was put towards food and lodging for those affected […]

Model Y-es Please: Tesla Model Y earns Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

Washington D.C. — Tesla’s 2021-2022 Model Y earned Top Safety Pick+ designation on Tuesday from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), according to a report from Reuters. The EV developer made the right call in converting to a camera-only system, as the IIHS said the Model Y’s standard front crash-prevention system earned superior ratings […]

Jingle Bells: Collision Repair mag remix

Dashing through the shop In a one-doored SUV, Past the bays we go, Screeching all the way.   Nuts and bolts pop off, Ralph adjusts the sheets, What fun it is to work in the Canadian collision industry!   Oh, crushed quarter panels, dented rooves, Procedures can’t’ be found! Oh, what fun it is to […]

Welcomes of the Week: CSN welcomes six facilities to close out 2021

Toronto, Ontario — Last week, CSN announced it has welcomed six new locations to its Canadian network over recent months, closing out 2021 with 221 Canadian locations to its name. The new CSN Collision Centres added are: CSN Dawson Creek in Dawson Creek, British Columbia. Owner: Lift Auto Group CSN MGI Collision in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Owners: […]