Money Pit: Sinkhole forms in parking lot of Edmonton luxury car dealership

Edmonton, Alberta — Just when you thought your childhood fear of quicksand had passed—your car has been consumed by the earth. That is what four Edmonton residents are asking themselves after a sinkhole opened up in the parking lot of a south-end Infiniti dealership on Tuesday. Owner of the neighbouring Mercedes-Benz Heritage Valley dealership, Lucky […]

Prairie Upgrades: Saskatchewan leads new light vehicle sales for August, says DesRosiers

Ottawa, Ontario — The province may be famous for its flatness, but Saskatchewan led the way in terms of new Canadian vehicle sales this past August, according to recent stats from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants (DAC). While the majority of provinces posted new light vehicle sales decreases in August 2022, the prairie province recorded an estimated 3.5 […]

Tom’s Talk: Tom Bissonnette to be featured on ‘Lessons I’ve Learned’ business panel

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — Avid readers of Tom Bissonnette’s regular Collision Repair columns will be interested to know that the director of the Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR) and former owner of Saskatoon’s Parr Auto Body will be part of a panel presented by KPMG Canada, slated for Oct. 4. “Lessons I’ve Learned” is an […]

Can You Believe This?! August 19, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — This week, bear witness to an amateur music video gone horribly wrong; discover the wackiest Club Car your course has to offer; spot some chop shop work at your local Timmie’s and much, much more—all in Collision Repair mag’s Can You Believe This?!

What Drivers Want: AIA Canada releases report on service centre preferences

Toronto, Ontario — The Automotive Industry Association of Canada (AIA Canada) has released a new report that dives into how drivers determine who gets dibs on their vehicle’s repairs, the independent or the dealer. In its press release, AIA Canada says this latest report explores the behaviours of vehicle owners and what variables affect their […]