Dealers Buying Vehicles with Outstanding Claims

The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) clarifies the rules on purchasing vehicles with outstanding ICBC claims. The following text was provided by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) PROCESS FOR TRANSACTIONS INVOLVING VEHICLES WITH OUTSTANDING ICBC CLAIMS ICBC has processes in place to support dealerships and commercial repair facilities who acquire vehicles from …

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It’s Time to Become EVfriendly

A blazing Tesla raises questions about towing, storage, repair, safety, training, and more. On May 20, 2022, in North Vancouver, Jamil Jutha was driving his 2021 Tesla Model Y when he received an error message just before his vehicle lost power. The vehicle shut down, smoke filled the cabin, and Jutha kicked his way out …

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2022 Collision & Glass Trade Show Wrap Up

Two days of presentations, industry updates, networking opportunities, and special guests bring the industry together. Photos and text by Burhan Osman Cover photo: ARA’s President and CEO Adrian Scovell with students and their automotive technology teacher, Manpreet Grewal, from Frank Hurt Secondary School (Surrrey). On June 10-11, the Automotive Retailers Association (ARA) held its inaugural …

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Another Successful ARA Event—Women in the Automotive Industry

The opportunity to build contacts, network, and get informed about the ample career options available to women in today’s industry inspired all who attended. Photos and text by Burhan Osman On May 5, 2022, the ARA, in collaboration with its AutoCareersBC program, hosted the second-annual Women in the Automotive Industry event at the Element Vancouver …

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