Third Quarter Gains: Driven Brands reports Q3 earnings, revenues up 39 percent YOY

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Driven Brands reported its third-quarter earnings for 2022 yesterday, where the company reported a 39 percent increase in its revenue (year over year) to US$516.6 million. The paint, collision and glass segment accounted for approximately 22 percent of company revenue of $113.3 million. Driven Brands reported a net income of US$38.4 million⁠, […]

CARSTAR Does Calibration: CARSTAR, Uniban host ADAS information event

Hamilton, Ontario — Last Week, Collision Repair magazine visited Driven Brands’ Canadian headquarters in Hamilton, Ont. for an ADAS and calibration training event, where Bill Davidge, CARSTAR’s director of innovation and technology, and Willy Williams, Uniban’s technical trainer, delivered an in-depth presentation and demonstration. Attendees included collision repair facility owners, staff, and insurers representing various […]

Showin’ Off: A tour of CARSTAR Newmarket’s new digs

Newmarket, Ontario — Last week, Collision Repair mag visited CARSTAR Newmarket to celebrate the business’ move to a brand-new location. Owned and operated by the Deokinandan family–Bisram, Romena, Ashley and Ryan–CARSTAR Newmarket’s new 929 sq. m. (10,000 sq. ft.) location at 445 Harry Walker Parkway in Newmarket, Ont., is equipped with a brand-new Blowtherm booth, […]

Welcomes of the Week: CARSTAR Brockville

Brockville, Ontario — CARSTAR has announced the opening of its latest facility, CARSTAR Brockville South, located at 1884 Highway #2 E, Brockville, Ontario, K6V 5T1. Arnold Dixon, the owner of CARSTAR Brockville South, has been a part of the CARSTAR family since 2007; the new location is Dixon’s fifth, and second location in Brockville, Ont. […]

Welcomes of the Week: CARSTAR Thornhill

Thornhill, Ontario — CARSTAR announced the addition of CARSTAR Thornhill to its network earlier this week. Alan Shek, owner of CARSTAR Thornhill, has always had an affinity for the automotive industry, said CARSTAR, starting from an early age with a keen interest in mobile electronics and import performance car modifications. He then used this experience […]

Welcomes of the Week: CARSTAR St-Michel

Montréal, Québec — CARSTAR has welcomed a new facility to its network: CARSTAR St-Michel, located at 8677 Boulevard St-Michel, Montreal, Quebec. The facility has been a family collision repair facility, a part of the Laval community for more than 25 years. Brothers Christopher and Kevin Haikal have grown up in their dad’s body shop and […]

Welcomes of the Week: CARSTAR Brossard

Brossard, Quebec — CARSTAR Canada is proud to announce the opening of CARSTAR Brossard, at 761 Boul. Matte, Brossard, Quebec. Owner of CARSTAR Brossard, Maxime Waked, has been a part of the CARSTAR family since 2015 and has since grown his business to now four locations with this newest addition. Waked credits his focus on […]