Taking Stock: Balancing business and empathy post-collision

Toronto, Ontario — There’s never a shortage of talk in our industry, from new product launches to repair procedure updates and rants about labour rates, but for just one moment, join us in taking a step back to talk about what is truly the most important feature of a collision repair facility—the customer. Regardless of […]

For the Kids: Hyundai Canada donates $100,000 to youth homelessness charity

Toronto, Ontario — Hyundai Canada has announced that more than 40 of its dealerships from across the country have come together to donate more than $100,000 to 360º kids, an organization that provides aid to homeless and at-risk youth. Blowing well past its initial goal of $75,000, Hyundai Canada’s donation was made in support of […]

Charity Auction: Acura Canada makes largest single donation to Make-a-Wish Canada

Toronto, Ontario — Acura Canada is making a difference simply by selling cars, as the automaker announced that the online auction of a 2022 Acura NSX Type S has led to the donation of $306,364.90 to Make-a-Wish Canada. In what has turned out to be the Make-a-Wish’s largest one-time donation by a single donor, Acura’s […]

A Show of Merritt: Lordco’s Merritt, B.C. store gives back to flood relief effort

Maple Ridge, British Columbia — The flooding that swept through British Columbia’s interior affected the Canadian auto community in many ways, but perhaps none so profoundly as Lordco Auto Parts’ Merritt, B.C. store. The rain began on Nov. 13, causing severe flooding throughout much of the province’s southern mainland and prompting some communities to declare […]

Brantford Elves: CARSTAR Torcam Group donates $3,000 in gifts to Salvation Army

Hamilton, Ontario — Santa has sub-contractors in the CARSTAR Torcam Group, who brought the cheer to their local community this holiday season in the form of $3,000 in gifts donated to the Salvation Army Brantford and Salvation Army Simcoe. Led by partners Javier Torres, Sebastian Torres and Liliana Galeano, the CARSTAR Torcam Group owns  CARSTAR […]

EV/AV Report: December 27, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, a Swiss startup is taking the video gaming experience on the road, Honda is making life a little more fun for hospitalized children in California and Li-Cycle has partnered up with U.K. EV developer, Arriva. Mobile Gaming A Swiss company is hoping to bring […]

Team Toyota: B.C. Toyota dealers donate $36,750 to Red Cross flood relief

Toronto, Ontario — Toyota’s B.C. Dealers Association played a big part in helping their neighbours get back on their feet following November’s severe rainfall, contributing to a combined donation of $151,750 to Canadian Red Cross and its British Columbia Floods and Extreme Weather Appeal. The donation was put towards food and lodging for those affected […]