Acquisition Advancements: Uni‐Select announces the acquisition of General Auto Parts and Miron Auto Dépôt

Boucherville, Québec — Uni-Select has successfully completed two new strategic acquisitions: All Parts Automotive Limited, an independent store operating as General Auto Parts in Toronto, Ontario and Miron Auto Dépôt, a Uni‑Select member operating in Saint-Eustache, Québec. General Auto Parts, in the Greater Toronto area According to a recent press release, General Auto Parts, a […]

EV/AV Report: Tesla taken to court over accusations of repair monopolizations; while self-driving vehicles struggle to navigate at dawn and dusk

Toronto, Ontario — In this weekly electric and autonomous vehicle report, United States District Judge Trina Thompson has ruled that Tesla owners are allowed to proceed with a class action lawsuit against the automaker over accusations of repair monopolizations; while researchers from the University of Central Florida have found that autonomous vehicles struggle to perform […]

Fire Frustrations: MPI Gateway Service Centre temporarily closes due to unexpected fire

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Due to an overnight fire that occurred on June 19th, Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI) has announced that the Crown corporation’s Gateway Service Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba will be closed until further notice. In a service announcement, MPI specifically commented that “the location will remain closed for front counter services, including vehicle registration […]

A Day of Surprises: CARSTAR MK Auto Group hosts annual Customer Appreciation event 2024

Okotoks, Alberta – CARSTAR Okotoks hosted its annual Customer Appreciation event on June 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with a phenomenal turnout of 500 attendees, and over 700 burgers and 200 hotdogs served, at the celebration. The event featured a range of activities catering to all ages and emphasized CARSTAR Okotoks’ longstanding commitment […]

Can You Believe This?! Deranged DIYs; creative repairs and more

Toronto, Ontario — Friday again! This weekly Can You Believe This?! brings some truly outrageous repairs. From DIY car interiors to some not-so crafty—or perhaps, oh so crafty—repair solutions, this video will be sure to make any repairer chuckle (and also maybe cringe)! Check it out!     The post Can You Believe This?! Deranged […]

A Saputo Spectacle: Saputo Capital Collision celebrates grand opening of Aviva AutoCare Centre Mississauga South

Toronto, Ontario — Saputo Capital Collision Group celebrated the opening of its Aviva AutoCare Centre Mississauga South on Wednesday, welcoming dozens of industry members to the new facility. Family, friends, insurance representatives, suppliers and others gathered at 916 Winston Churchill Blvd. in Oakville, Ontario for an afternoon of festivities. Little Havana Cafe provided on-site refreshments […]

Throwback Thursday: CSN annual golf tournament, 2014

Toronto, Ontario — Time for another Throwback Thursday! With the summer heat well upon us, check out the seasonal fun captured in Collision Repair’s Flickr album. While 2014 may not seem like that long ago, this album will take you back a decade to when CSN industry members and friends hit the green for the company’s eighth-annual […]

Fatal Findings: P.E.I. most dangerous province for fatal collisions, says Trans Canada data

Toronto, Ontario — A crash report using data from Transport Canada and released by Ontario-based Preszler Injury Lawyers has revealed that of all the provinces, Prince Edward Island is the most dangerous for fatal collisions. The data, which looked at census details concerning casualty rates in 2021 per 100,000 people, specifically showed that P.E.I. had […]