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CARSTAR Ready to Walk for Cystic Fibrosis

CARSTAR began its fundraising for cystic fibrosis in Canada in 1997, after a franchise partner’s granddaughter was diagnosed with the disease. Now, $3 million raised and over 20 years later, fighting cystic fibrosis has become a North American cause.

Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disorder mainly affecting the lungs and digestive system. The life expectancy of someone living with cystic fibrosis has increased over the years; however, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is still fighting for a cure. CARSTAR remains committed to its support in this fight, as it understands the impact that these valuable funds have on the research, care and advocacy for this disease.

This year, CARSTAR locations from across the U.S. will participate in Great Strides, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national fundraising event. Great Strides takes place throughout the month of May across the U.S., with CARSTAR locations creating their own local teams. This fun-filled event is a perfect excuse to get outside with the whole family, while giving back to a tremendous cause.

To join CARSTAR in its fight, participate in a walk near you or to learn more, visit the Great Strides page

CARSTAR U Launches Training Curriculum with Mike Anderson

CARSTAR continues its commitment to training and education with the introduction of the revamped CARSTAR University. A digital education site, CARSTAR U offers webinars, training modules and other e-learning tools to help stores continually deliver the highest quality repairs. As part of the initiative, CARSTAR has teamed up with Mike Anderson, leader of Collision Advice […]

Collaborating for Common Goals

As the entire collision industry continues to consolidate, it is imperative that CARSTAR drives forward with the aggressive implementation of the CARSTAR EDGE Performance Platform. Built for continued growth, theses market conditions require networks that have supportive operational guidelines to drive their business’s high repair standards. CARSTAR is committed to working alongside its insurance partners, […]

CARSTAR Expands Central Review Team

Estimate quality is an important measure of store performance and a key factor in building and supporting relationships with insurance partners. In an effort to drive continuous improvement in estimate quality, CARSTAR is adding resources to its central review team. The central review team provides oversight of estimates before they are locked and uploaded to insurance partners. […]

OH HAIL! Dings and Dents Bloom with Spring Storms

How to Repair a Damaged Vehicle after Hail Storm Warmer weather is here, and that means hail storms are working their way across the country, leaving dented, dinged and damaged vehicles in their wake. Does your vehicle have more dimples than a golf ball?  Do you have a plan for getting your vehicle restored to […]

CARSTAR Encourages Teen Drivers To Put Safety First And Enjoy The Moments

It’s that time of year, girls don their fabulous gowns, boys get fitted for their tuxedos and graduation parties are planned to create the ultimate high school moments.  Prom and graduation season is here and with it comes the excitement of celebrations, sharing photos, videos and texts with friends and families. But it’s also accompanied […]

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CHARLOTTE (April 24, 2018) – CARSTAR, the continent’s largest Multi-Shop Operator (MSO) network of independently owned collision repair facilities, continued to expand its footprint in the U.S. and Canada with more than 30 new store openings already in 2018.   “We continue to see growth as independent store owners join the CARSTAR network to build […]

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CARSTAR Gearing up for Shine Month Fundraising to Fight Cystic Fibrosis

Hamilton, ON – April 23, 2018 – CARSTAR stores from across the U.S. and Canada are leading the way in supporting cystic fibrosis research, care and advocacy as they prepare for another successful Shine Month, this coming June.   The CARSTAR and cystic fibrosis affiliation all started when Victoria, granddaughter of Harry Belmont, previous CARSTAR […]

CARSTAR Joins National Auto Body Council to Highlight Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April

CARSTAR is teaming up with the National Auto Body Council (NABC) to promote safe driving throughout April, designated nationally as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and all year long with the It Can Wait campaign. Eighty percent of Americans believe hands-free cell phone use while driving is safer. This is a dangerous misconception, according to a […]

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You would never go to a doctor before checking their credentials and references, so why wouldn’t you do the same when taking your car in for collision repair? CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts offers the following tips for getting to know a collision shop before turning over your car to them. “It’s all about doing […]

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