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Meet Rina Garcia – Office Coordinator

Rina Garcia – Office CoordinatorYou’ve probably chatted with her over the phone or exchanged emails, or you were already greeted by her sweet smile at the front desk. Rina is Pender Auto Body’s new Office Coordinator – she’s a valuable member of our team and handles all things customer! She’s the one who manages the scheduling of the arrival of your car and makes sure you get a nice,…

Meet Raymond Tong – Office Manager

Some new faces at Pender Auto Body these days! We’d like to introduce you to Raymond Tong – our Office Manager!In short, Raymond is in charge of tracking shop effectiveness and performance. Everything from managing supplements and shop ordering, evaluating the results of production and the scheduling system. Without Raymond, the shop will be out of order!Some cool facts about Raymond:He used…

Thank YOU for Loving us on YELP!

Thanks for all the lovin’ on Yelp, everybody! We really appreciate those who take the time to write a review of our business – couldn’t have earned the sticker on our door and this fancy graphic that we can post here without you 🙂 Cheers to…

Rolls-Royce: Just Crushing It

So when it comes to luxury cars, we all know well-renowned brands like Bentley, Aston Martins and of course, the ever-so-classy, the Rolls-Royce. Known for being hand-built, (60 pair of hands to be exact!) Rolls-Royce is busy working on the reveal of their Ghost Elegance.

The Ghost is a car that could be described as pure luxury as it boasts a twin-turbocharged 6.6 litre v12, a smooth 8-speed…

Interior, Interior, Interior!

Autonomous cars. It’s a hard topic not to chat about as it is quite fascinating when you think about it. ABI Research Institute, a research group based in London, believes by 2030, driverless vehicles will be in full swing. 2030! That’s only 13 years away from now. Our kids will be teenagers or young adults…and will possibly not have to obtain their own driver’s license as it may b…

Ford: Taking a Step Towards 3D Printing

Ford 3D Printing

We see it all the time on TV: Grey’s Anatomy – the doctors were taking turns printing organs to save lives. Big Bang Theory – Raj and Howard were having a blast creating little miniature figurines of themselves. The common denominator? A 3D printer. Could this also be the answer to the automotive industry?

Imagine creating car parts at a fraction of the price. Or having a lighter car to …

PAB is Becoming a GOLD Class Shop

Pender Auto Body is proud to receive our I-Car Gold Class in Recognition! The I-CAR Professional Development Program trains collision repair professionals in essential role-relevant knowledge and skills.

Designed with extensive input from the collision repair industry, this program provides collision repair professionals and insurance auto physical damage appraisers the role-relevant…

Time to Expand HWY 1

With the boom in the housing market across the lower mainland over the years, many people have naturally made the decision to move further east. What is unfortunate is how the infrastructure (roads, highways and especially transportation) has not been able to keep up with the growing population.

According to collisionrepairmag.com, the Fraser Valley stretch of Trans-Canada Highway 1 has…

Before + After Autobody Images

For those who don’t frequent the world of social media, we thought it’d be a good idea to post some before and after images on our own website so you can check out our work –

Of course, if you are on FB, Twitter or Instagram – don’t forget to follow us and like our pages 🙂

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Uber in Testing Mode: Autonomous Vehicles

Uber

While residents in British Columbia haven’t had the chance to experience Uber yet, the multinational online transportation network company has gone full force and is advancing another step further in the world of commuting.

Last week, Uber started testing its autonomous vehicle (AV) capabilities with robot taxis in Pittsburgh. We can all assume that this technology has been tested to…