Playing with Fire: Welding fires spark need for improved safety precautions

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — The fire that tore through a Charlottetown, PEI repair facility in late April has since been linked to welding work that was being done at the time. What started as routine repairs in the shop’s garage quickly turned into an inferno that caused the roof of Mechanical Performance Auto Service […]

Can you believe this?! Sept 6 2018

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario – September 6, 2018 – This week we have a number of stories lined up that will make you look twice. Last week security footage caught a 2016 four door Tesla crossing railroad tracks in Barrie Ontario at a very high speed. This caused the vehicle to fly over 100 […]

New Fix Auto in Charlottetown

The team at Fix Auto Charlottetown.

Halifax, Nova Scotia — June 14, 2017 — Fix Auto Canada has announced an expansion in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The announcement was made by Paul Randles, General Manager of Fix Auto Atlantic Canada. Fix Auto Charlottetown, formerly known as City Collision Services, is owned and operated by Paul Gaudet. “Fix Auto is recognized as […]

CARSTAR unites as ‘1’ at 21st annual conference

  Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — August 28, 2016 — CARSTAR Canada held its 21st annual industry conference in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, from August 24 to 26. With a general theme focusing on the company uniting as ‘1’, this year’s conference also showcased the continued unification of CARSTAR Canada and US into CARSTAR North […]

Picking Up Speed: Update on the Driven Brands/CARSTAR acquisition

Jose R. Costa and Michael Macaluso of Driven Brands/CARSTAR recently updated Collision Repair magazine on the progress of CARSTAR's acquisition by Driven Brands.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — August 31, 2016 — As the annual CARSTAR Canada conference concluded in Charlottetown, executives involved in the blockbuster 2015 deal noted strong improvement in the business since acquisition by Driven Brands. An overarching goal of the acquisition, and business moves implemented thereafter, was to create the continent’s biggest collision repair […]