ICBC’s latest strategy for restoring its finances? Rate cuts for glass repairs

Victoria, B.C. — June 12, 2018 — The Insurance Company of British Columbia (ICBC), a publicly owned auto insurer, announced it will lower the amount it pays glass repairers by 25 percent, a move that has caused an outcry from members of the automotive community.   With a virtual monopoly on B.C. automotive insurance, the […]

Car-Part.com receives Collision Industry Electronic Commerce company of the year 2017 award

(From left) Mitchell International Chair of CIECA, Phil Martinez; Car-Part.com CEO, Jeff Schroder and CIECA Executive Director, Fred Iantorno.

By Erin McLaughlin Toronto, Ontario — January 10, 2017 — The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) Board of Trustees recently presented the 2017 company of the year award to Car-part.com. The association chose Car-Part.com for its dedication to leadership and contributions to the industry. Car-Part.com CEO, Jeff Schroder commented, “CIECA is at the centre […]

AIA Canada significantly increased ‘Strategic Partnerships’ in 2015

AIA Canada has released its annual report for 2015.

By Mike Davey   Ottawa, Ontario — June 1, 2016 — AIA Canada has released its annual report for 2015. The report leads off with a message from Jean-Francois Champagne, President of AIA Canada. Champagne provides a brief overview of AIA programs, including training delivery through I-CAR and steps the organization is taking to address […]

OARA announces scholarship recipients for 2016/2017

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London, Ontario – June 1, 2016 — The Board of Directors of the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the post-secondary education funding for 2016/2017. The Scholarship Program generates funds from a number of sources, all culminating at the OARA Conference. The annual “cat drive,” where member recyclers are […]

ARA pulls out the stops for 72nd annual convention

A selection of photos from the ARA Convention. Check out the gallery below for more!

By Mike Davey Charlotte, North Carolina — October 14, 2105 — The annual Convention & Exposition of the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) is easily one of the biggest events on the auto recycling calendar, drawing together professionals from all across Canada and the US. This year’s convention, the organization’s 72nd, took place in Charlotte, North Carolina […]