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Auto Recycling

Ed Tretwold: The Chairman’s Work Is Done

by Iva Kestrankova Ed Tretwold retires after 51 years of operating Coast Import Auto Supply. In November 1990, the ARA’s periodical, Automotive Retailer, published a …

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ICBC to Drop Allowance For Vehicle Sanitization

ICBC has announced that fees for the sanitization of vehicles will no longer be paid effective Sept7th,  in line with step 4 of BC’s Four …

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Motor Dealers

Vehicle Sales Authority: Credit Card Fraud Alert

Courtesy of Vehicle Sales Authority of British Columbia (VSA) Please be on the alert for suspicious credit card transactions. An incident has been reported surrounding suspicious …

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