All American: Porsche unveils 50s-style 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet

Stuttgart, Germany — Porsche announced a new luxury vehicle for lovers of classic Americana on Monday—diners, apple pie and the 2023 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet, America Edition. The design echoes its 1952 predecessor designed for the North American market—open-topped, with rear-wheel-drive and seven-speed manual transmission. Those who want this car for its on-road performance […]

British Steel: David Brown Automotive vehicles arriving in Canada

Naples, Florida – On Feb. 23, David Brown Automotive, a British luxury car manufacturer announced their partnership with Bespoke Imports Group LLC, who will become an official importer for the North American market. According to David Brown Automotive’s Facebook page, this partnership rose from the increasing demand for Mini Remastered and Speedback vehicles in the […]

Taking a look at the sports version of the Toyota Century

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — September 18, 2018– The Toyota Century’s super luxury vehicle has generated a sport version, referred to as the Century GRMN from Toyota’s performance sub-brand.  With potentially competing against vehicles like the Mercedes-AMG S65, Toyota has created a one-off Century GRMN. Carsensor, a Japanese news outlet reported, “this one-off project also […]

Newest Distinctive Auto Works location holds grand opening event

Bill Harbottle, President of Jim Pattison Auto Group, and Bill Hatswell, President/Owner of Distinctive Auto Works and the Craftsman Group. The new DAW location in Edmonton is the 40th facility in the Craftsman Group.

Edmonton, Alberta — July 28, 2017 — Distinctive Auto Works (DAW) recently held a grand opening event to celebrate its third location. The chain, which first opened its doors in 2008, is aimed at owners of Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lexus, Porsche and other luxury vehicles. The new Distinctive Auto Works is located the […]

No more luxury: ICBC won’t cover high-end vehicles

Todd Stone, BC's Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, has announced that the province will no longer insure vehicles worth more than $150,000.

Victoria, British Columbia — November 24, 2016 — The government of British Columbia has stated that it will no longer insure high-end luxury cars. British Columbia, like Manitoba and Saskatchewan, has a public auto insurance system. In BC, auto insurance is typically purchased through the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), an arm of the […]

Excellence Auto Collision Career Fair seeks highly-motivated individuals

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Toronto, Ontario — November 13, 2015 — Sometimes getting the results you want means stepping out of your comfort zone and trying something new. That’s the case for Peter Woo and Excellence Auto Collision, as the collision facility gets ready to hold its first Career Fair on November 18. The event will take place at […]