Collision Repair

Q1 2021 B.C. Provincial Benchmark Results

The ARA continues to work with AutoHouse Technologies in summarizing the collision repair industry data on a quarterly basis. This information helps industry to better understand their performance and provides us metrics to better ascertain our performance against other provinces that utilize a crown insurance model (British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan). ***Thank you to the …

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2021 Western Alliance Labour Survey Results

The western alliance is a coperative of the automotive industry associations in British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. To learn about, and compare earnings of employees in the collision repair industry, the alliance performed an industry survey in 181 collision repair shops across these three provinces. The participation rates directly affect the results. The regional responses …

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Q4 2020 Benchmark Results

The ARA continues to work with AutoHouse Technologies in summarizing the collision repair industry data on a quarterly basis. This information helps industry to better understand their performance and provides us metrics to better ascertain our performance against other provinces that utilize a crown insurance model. Overall the report demonstrates a few changes in the BC …

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Certified Collision Repair Program Saves You Money

The ICBC Collision Repair Program raises the bar for the entire industry, focusing on accurate and safe repairs. The ARA helps body shops be top performers with its Certified Collision Repair Program as a cost-saving alternative to comply with this new level of professionalism required by the provincial insurer. The ARA’s Certified Collision Repair Program …

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