Relic Recovery: Rust Valley Restorers duo to auction off 300+ vehicles this weekend

Tappen, British Columbia — Mike Hall and Avery Shoaf, better known by their show business moniker, the “Rust Valley Restorers,” are continuing to shed their impressive automotive collections, as the pair prepare to hold a no-reserve auction this weekend where they expect to part with hundreds of vehicles. In a Facebook video,  Hall explained that he […]

Give Me the FAX: IAA integrates CARFAX vehicle history reports into auction platform

Toronto, Ontario — Car buyers looking for an extra bit of info before making their big purchase will now have CARFAX Canada Vehicle History Reports made available to them through IAA Inc.’s various vehicle auctioning platforms, the company announced on Monday. IAA users will now be able to access vehicle history reports for up to […]

Market update: Hurricanes drag down Copart revenue

Flooded cars during Hurricane Harvey, Aug. 29, 2017. Photo via Wikimedia Commons, by urban.houstonian from Houston, TX

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — November 26, 2018 — In this week’s market update, Copart reveals the true cost of hurricanes to its salvage and auction business, and a forecast of growth for the collision repair sector. The cost of hurricanes: CopartSales and earnings for Copart grew by double digits in its first quarter […]

Impact Auto Auctions launches mobile app for on-the-go searching and bidding

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Mississauga, Ontario — May 23, 2017 — Impact Auto Auctions, a subsidiary of Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA) and a business unit of KAR Auction Services, recently announced the launch of their Impact AuctionNow mobile app, a proprietary multi-platform auction technology that enables buyers from across Canada and the world to access thousands of vehicles weekly […]

Tim O’Day named Chief Operating Officer of IAA

Tim O’Day has been named COO of IAA. Concurrent with O’Day’s appointment, Terry Daniels of Impact will expand his responsibilities to include both Canada and Global Market Development.

Westchester, Illinois — February 15, 2017 — Insurance Auto Auctions has announced that Tim O’Day has been named the company’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), reporting to IAA CEO and President John Kett. “Tim has strong strategy and management expertise and a proven track record of driving customer value through effective and efficient operations,” said Kett. […]

Copart Canada launches new Canada-specific website

The new Copart Canada site features Canadian-specific inventory and content.

Toronto, Ontario — July 13, 2016 — Copart Canada has announced the launch of a new website tailored to Canadian members. The new website,, continues to use Copart’s proprietary VB3 auction technology. The new site features Canadian inventory and content specifically chosen for the Canadian market.   “This new website is an investment to […]

Impact Auto Auctions’ Edmonton facility holds first auction

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Mississauga, Ontario — February 10, 2016 — Impact Auto Auctions has announced the opening of the first phase of its new Edmonton area facility, located at 26419 Twp. Road 525A in Acheson, Alberta. The company has begun to direct all Edmonton area assignments and Early Tow and Appraisal (ETA) Vehicles to the site, where business […]

Impact Auto Auctions purchases Sudbury Auto Auction

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Mississauga, Ontario — December 9, 2015 — Impact Auto Auctions has announced it has purchased the assets of Sudbury Auto Auction (SAA). Located at 90 National Street in Sudbury, the auction, which covers 17 acres, serves the northern Ontario fleet and dealer communities. Through the transaction, Impact Auto Auctions also becomes the sole owner of Impact Auto Auction Sudbury. “We are excited to be adding the talented team at Sudbury Auto Auction to our national auction network,” said Terry […]