REGIONAL NEWS | QUEBEC

UNIBAN BOOSTS IT Uniban Canada held its annual Boost Convention in June, hosting its franchise partners and attendees in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. “We embarked on a strategic growth plan with our franchise partners to snap back from pandemic constraints, and we have worked together in lockstep to deliver the highest-quality service to be valuable members of […]

Crash Test City: Montreal’s most collision-prone boroughs found downtown

Montreal, Quebec – Whether you speak English, French or another language, almost every driver has stories of close calls with more reckless road users. In the case of urban areas, reckless driving can quickly translate into fatalities. Unlike Toronto and Vancouver where collisions are most common at connectors to adjacent cities, collisions in Montreal generally […]

Intruder Alert: Tips to avoid cyberattacks in the age of hacking

Toronto, Ontario – Reliance on digital connectivity in the automotive industry at all levels from corporation to fleet and consumer is leaving the industry increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to an article by Tripwire. While apocalyptic claims that cyberattacks would send planes plummeting and calculators bursting into flame aren’t new, fourth-generation interconnectivity is a new […]

A Match for Maslack: Uni-Select enters definitive agreement to acquire Maslack Supply

Boucherville, Quebec — Quebec-based automotive giants Uni-Select announced on Monday that it has solidified plans to acquire Maslack Supply Limited, furthering the company’s expansion into Ontario. Over its 63 years in business, Maslack has grown from a small family-owned and operated auto parts supply company, to include 13 locations across Northern Ontario and more than […]

Monetary Musings: Auto associations call for more federal ZEV incentives

Toronto, Ontario – A gathering of Canada’s leading automaker associations has a request for the federal government; help Canadians invest in zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). On June 24, representatives from the Canadian Manufacturing Association (CEMA), Global Automakers of Canada and the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association shared their perspectives about Canada’s readiness for mass ZEV adoption. The […]

Boost It: Uniban hosts annual convention in Mont-Tremblant, Que.

Mont-Tremblant, Quebec —Uniban Canada held its annual Boost Convention last weekend, hosting its franchise partners and attendees in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec. By the time this year’s Uniban Canada Boost Convention closed on Saturday night, the company’s said its franchise partners were ready to take the theme to heart, return to their glass centres and apply their […]

High Score: Montreal driver suspended with $2,476 ticket

Montreal, Quebec – On June 4, a man in his thirties earned 30 demerit points and had his license suspended for seven days, after driving at 208 kilometers per hour in a 70-kilometer per hour zone, or three times the limit. The man was clocked along Highway 20 West, near Angrignon Boulevard. After the ticket, […]