Give Me the FAX: IAA integrates CARFAX vehicle history reports into auction platform

Toronto, Ontario — Car buyers looking for an extra bit of info before making their big purchase will now have CARFAX Canada Vehicle History Reports made available to them through IAA Inc.’s various vehicle auctioning platforms, the company announced on Monday. IAA users will now be able to access vehicle history reports for up to […]

Very Merry for Gary: Gary Johnson to represent Quebec on ARC board of reps

Danford Lake, Quebec — Danford Lake, Que.’s own Gary Johnson has been appointed to the board of representatives for the Association des recycleurs de pièces d’autos et de camions (ARPAC), to represent the province alongside Recycleur Duverynay’s Pierre Robitaille. Johnson is the second-generation owner of Johnson Auto Wreckers Plus, where his family has served the […]

Fall Tour 2022: Multiple major recycling conventions lined up for the coming months

Toronto, Ontario — Lace up those big clunky nurse shoes and get ready for some walking—conference season for the Canadian automotive recycling industry is officially upon us. First up on the schedule is the Alberta Automotive Recyclers and Dismantlers Association’s 2022 convention and AGM, set to kick off on Sept. 16 in Red Deer, Alta., […]

Battery Bank: B.C.-based energy startup signs supply deal with Mercedes-Benz Energy

Vancouver, British Columbia — Mercedes-Benz Energy has signed onto a supply agreement with Port Coquitlam-based clean energy startup Moment Energy to provide energy storage solutions to the German automaker. Moment said in its Wednesday press release that this deal marks the first agreement Mercedes-Benz Energy (MBE) has signed with a North American second-life energy storage […]

Battery Backup: Continental unveils sensor systems for detecting EV battery damage

Toronto, Ontario — A pair of new products from German parts developer Continental may pack the one-two punch needed to both allow repair facilities to more accurately assess electric vehicle battery damage, while also allowing OEMs to do away with the excess body materials used to protect the battery pack. When equipped with the Current […]