Cheque please, no tip: ICBC says $190 rebate cheques coming in March

Victoria, British Columbia – Meeting its promise to return a portion of the $600 million in savings accrued during the pandemic, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) has announced that drivers in the province will have rebate cheques in their pockets come March. All customers who had a policy with ICBC from April to […]

Virtual Life: CIC January meeting moved online

Toronto, Ontario — Due to restrictions from COVID-19, the Collision Industry Conference (CIC) has decided to postpone meeting in-person and move to a virtual platform for the Jan. 20 – 21, 2021, meeting. CIC appreciates everyone’s understanding for this difficult time and looks forward to “seeing,” everyone next month, stated a company spokesperson. The now-virtual […]

Tuning in With Turkey: IBISConnect Turkey 2020 set for Wednesday

Ankara, Turkey– The International Bodyshop Symposium (IBIS) is inviting the public to its latest virtual tradeshow IBISConnect Turkey 2020, currently slated for this Wednesday. In partnership with Axalta and 3M, IBISConnect Turkey will feature presentations, interviews, Q&A sessions, peer-to-peer networking and a visit to our partners’ virtual exhibition stands during the virtual coffee break. The […]

COVID Cancellation: 2021 Calgary International Automotive and Truck Show

Calgary, Alberta — Calgary Motor Dealers Association has announced this past Wednesday that the 2021 Calgary International Auto and Truck Show will be canceled due to uncertainty regarding the pandemic. “It is an unprecedented time for everyone from both a business and personal perspectives,” said Jim Gillespie, executive director of the Calgary Motor Dealers Association […]

Recording Reward: CARFAX Canada named best large business of the year

London, Ontario — On Wednesday, Carfax Canada headlined the list the winners and took home the prize in in the large-business category. “Really simple thing we do, really passionate employees,” a phrase vice-president of sales, Shawn Vording said as he accepted the trophy on behalf of Carfax. According to Vording, that simple phrase sums up […]

SEMA360: Show organizer delivers virtual event details

Las Vegas, Nevada — An SEMA360 organizer on Wednesday announced that the virtual show will deliver significant real-time interactivity between vendors and attendees. SEMA events Vice President Tom Gattuso said many vendors plan to make representatives available from the typical 9 to 5 p.m. show day. However, Gattuso learned that many exhibitors intend to man […]

Online Learning: SEMA360 seminar topics announced

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— The SEMA360 Education Program will feature more than 30 professional development seminars and candid conversations with industry-leading professionals, SEMA announced Wednesday. This year’s program, to be offered fully online due to the ongoing pandemic, will feature sessions on online marketing and business management, vehicle accessorization, aftermarket trends and research, advanced vehicle technologies […]

Calling All Cool Cars: GFS accepting virtual car show submissions

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is accepting submissions for its virtual car show, to be held during its virtual Auto Refinish Summit from Oct. 26 to Oct. 30. By submitting photos of their cool cars, customers will be eligible to win awesome prizes, which will be awarded by industry celebrities, according to GFS.  […]