Welcomes of the Week: Fix Auto Welland comes under new ownership

Welland, Ontario — The father-son collision repair dynamos known as John and Johnny D’Ambrosio are proud to announce that they are the new owners of Fix Auto Welland, marking the pair’s second repair centre in the network. The family has had a foothold in the St. Catharines, Ont. collision repair market for decades now, starting […]

Honour Roll: CARSTAR highest ranked auto franchiser on Franchise Times top 500

Toronto, Ontario — CARSTAR just earned some corporate clout on the world stage, as the North American collision repair consolidator announced on Oct. 31 that it earned a ranking of 85 out of the Franchise Times’ top 500 U.S.-based franchise systems. CARSTAR came out as the highest-ranking automotive franchise system on the list, having only […]

Welcomes of the Week: CARSTAR Strathmore reopens

Strathmore, Alberta — The CARSTAR banner of collision repair centres is proud to announce that the same folks you’ve grown to trust for repairs in Strathmore, Alta. are still very much around and working out of a brand new facility inside Strathmore Ford. Operating manager, Janece Crocker, and director of operations, Steve Billings, have a […]

Welcome of the Week: CSN Alaska Hi-Way’s

Fort St. John, British Columbia — Let’s all take a trip up north to welcome CSN Alaska Hi-Way’s to the CSN Collision Centres network, as Lift Auto Group’s most recent acquisition begins a new journey with the banner. CSN Alaska Hi-Way’s has been serving the Fort St. John community for the past 40 years and […]

Keeping ‘Quipped: Bannister Group Equipment and Service acquires AutoQuip Canada

Toronto, Ontario — Bannister Group Equipment and Service announced earlier this month that it has completed its acquisition of automotive equipment distributor  AutoQuip Canada. AutoQuip Canada distributes products for a number of leading automotive brands, including Garmat USA, Eurovac and Wedge Clamp Systems. With this acquisition, AutoQuip Canada will join the ranks of Bannister Group […]