Spring Training: OARA unveils Spring Webinar Training Series lineup

Toronto, Ontario — The Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) has unveiled its lineup of webinars featuring new products and business opportunities, set to kick off on May 4. The first hour-long session will be hosted by J.C. Cahill, owner of VIN Match Pro, a company that aids recyclers in sourcing and matching OEM parts. JC […]

State of the Industry: National average used vehicle prices hit all-time high

Toronto, Ontario — National vehicle and parts sales felt a push in a positive direction in December as the latest data from Statistics Canada shows industry growth of about 3.3 percent to a total of $11.8 billion. Despite the positive turn at the calendar year’s end, December sales were still 1.6 percent below pre-pandemic levels […]

Backroad Hollywood: B.C. auto recycler earns show on History Channel

Barriere, British Columbia — Rust Valley is filling up with camera crews as the History Channel closed on the first season of Backroad Truckers, a documentary series featuring a pair of auto recyclers who may look familiar to fans of Rust Valley Restorers. Donny Kleinfelder and Dave Schwandt, who made several appearances working with Mike […]

In Memoriam: Henry Aumont of Arnprior and Ottawa Auto Parts has died

Arnprior, Ontario — Henry Aumont of Arnprior and Ottawa Auto Parts has died at the age of 93. Henry was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Norah Shields (2013) and his sister Carmen Breton. He was born in Val Gagné, Ontario to Emerilda Deslauriers and Wilfrid Aumont on July 20, 1928. . In addition […]

New Semester: Car-Part.com releases September webinar schedule

Toronto, Ontario — All you auto recyclers pack up your glitter pens into your Fortnite backpacks, Car-Part.com is sending you back to school this September. Car-Part.com has a swath of new training webinars lined up for the month of September, covering the ins-and-outs of Car-Part’s many pieces of parts sourcing software. September’s webinar schedule from […]

Fenix Parts reports loss, but improved business

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By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — July 5, 2016 — Auto recycling conglomerate Fenix Parts has announced its first quarter 2016 results this past week. While the company reported a loss, the underlying business seems to be doing well. The company recorded a net loss of $41 million for the quarter, or $1.97 per share. […]