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 […]

A Bash in Burnaby: FinishMaster draws over 250 to annual B.C. trade show

Burnaby, British Columbia — After what felt like an eternity of COVID-19 restrictions, FinishMaster B.C. was finally able to hold its 22nd annual trade show over the second week of September, as more than 250 guests gathered for the festivities and returned home with armfuls of gifts and prizes. The automotive refinishing company held their […]

Barely Passing: British Columbians get ‘D’ grade in BCAA school safety awareness survey

Victoria, British Columbia – The average driver in B.C. knows to slow down around schools and the laws around school buses. Unfortunately, everything else has been forgotten after their last drivers’ exam. According to the British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) Back to School Survey conducted by Leger, drivers had serious gaps in their knowledge on […]

EV/AV Report: Campaign prompts accessibility revisions to B.C. charging network; P.E.I.-based business fits pickups to be battery-powered

Toronto, Ontario — In this week’s report, a British Columbia resident’s campaign for accessible charging stations pays off, a Prince Edward Island auto shop opens orders for converted small pickup electric trucks and California’s senate passes a law against false autonomous vehicle advertising. This is the latest in electric and autonomous vehicles. Chargers for All […]

At War with Nature: Fence to be erected along B.C.’s Highway 3 to mitigate wildlife collisions

Cranbrook, British Columbia — For autobody repair facilities in British Columbia’s East Kootenays, humanity and nature often find themselves at a crossroads—unfortunately, sometimes it is a literal crossroads where the human ends up in a nasty car wreck and an innocent animal is left injured. Steven Johnson, an estimator at Cranbrook, B.C.’s Rocky Mountain Collision […]

WALTER MORSE ON MERIT

Story by CHASE CLOUGH Walter Morse, owner of High Caliber Auto Collision & Repair and his team of skilled technicians have been servicing the people of the Creston Valley for 14 years. Located in Creston, British Columbia with a population of 5,600, the facility is nestled in a rural location with many surrounding small farming […]

Window of Opportunity: B.C. car thieves targeting pre-2008 vehicles, data shows

Victoria, British Columbia — According to new data analysis from the CBC, car thieves on Canada’s west coast have slightly more retro taste than their eastern counterparts, noting that most models stolen in British Columbia are from between 1997 and 2007. This trend bucks the norm seen throughout much of the rest of the country, […]