Can You Believe This?! September 9, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — Happy Friday! Time for some giggles. This week, feel the nostalgia with a throwback to your first-ever dream car; see what the rich folks use their tow hooks for; discover a pinball machine for cars and much, much more–all in Collision Repair’s weekly Can You Believe This?!

Building the Board: Simplicity Car Care announces Advisory Board, names two members

Toronto, Ontario — Simplicity Car Care has announced the addition of its newly-appointed advisory board, along with its first two members: Bill Brower, who currently serves as vice president and head of auto claims strategy for a leading data and analytics provider, and Dan Cockerell, former vice president of Walt Disney Resort’s Magic Kingdom. According […]

Sending the Wrong Signals: Federal officials outline EV tax concerns in letter to Sask. Premier

Regina, Saskatchewan — Two federal ministers have issued concerns regarding Saskatchewan’s plan to introduce a $150 annual tax on electric vehicles. Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and Transport Minister Omar Alghabra outlined their concerns in a letter to Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe. “This provincial tax on electric vehicles does not benefit the climate, consumers or workers,” […]

Tech Tax: Saskatchewan’s new EV tax ruffles industry feathers

Regina, Saskatchewan — The Saskatchewan government will implement a $150 annual tax for passenger electric vehicles, effective Oct. 1, 2021. The announcement was made Tuesday alongside the province’s 2021-22 budget. Government officials said the reason for the tax is that electric vehicles do not contribute to highway maintenance through the provincial fuel tax. Throughout the […]