Month: March 2019

windshield-cleaning

8 Car Windshield Cleaning Tips from Auto Body Pros

Many collisions are a result of poor driver visibility. One way to help improve visibility, regardless of the driving conditions you might face, is to keep your windshield clean. To help you out, we've put together 8 amazing car windshield cleaning tips for your ride. Check them out here: Tip ...
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Thinking about Buying an Electric Vehicle? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Recently, electric vehicles have grown in popularity, mostly because folks don't want to spend an arm and a leg fueling up. Electric cars are extremely popular, though some continue to ...
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2022 Vehicle Collision Safety Ratings: Introducing the Safest Rides on the Market

Car buyers listen up!  Before you start configuring your next dream ride, ask yourself: where does it line up in the 2022 vehicle collision safety ratings? We know, we know. ...
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2022 Vehicle Collision Safety Ratings

Alberta’s Best Road Trips: 10 Scenic Drives To Take Your Ride On This Summer

Summer is almost here! Time to hit the highway to enjoy Alberta’s best road trips.  From moon-like dessert landscapes to sprawling canola-filled fields to mountain-flanked highways that seem to reach ...
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Alberta’s Best Road Trips

Top 8 Car Tech Trends for 2022

Car tech trends in 2022 are like other technological trends: they seem to change faster than we can go from 0 to 60.  We’ve been covering automotive trends over the ...
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Top 8 Car Tech Trends for 2022

A 2022 Car Buying Guide: Advice On Whether To Buy or Sell This Year

Our 2022 JD Collision Car Buying Guide promises to give you the confidence to navigate the current automotive market and make the right car buying decision for you and your ...
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BUY OR SELL IN 2022? OUR CAR BUYING GUIDE OFFERS 7 THINGS TO CONSIDER

The Future Of The Auto Industry In 2022

What does the future hold for the auto industry in 2022? The auto industry was thrown into chaos in 2021. From semiconductor chip shortages to soaring car prices, empty dealerships ...
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Winter Car Care Tips: 6 Ways to Protect Your Car’s Exterior In The Cold

As the mercury plummets and vehicle maintenance becomes more difficult, it’s important to keep winter car care tips in mind.  Don’t leave your ride out in the cold this winter. ...
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What to Do If Your Car Has Water Damage: A Comprehensive Guide

Have you ever wondered what to do if your car has water damage? We hope not, but if you have, or if you’re in that sticky situation right now, this ...
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2021 Vehicle Collision Safety Ratings: The Winners

No doubt you've heard car advertisements on the radio or television talking about vehicle collision safety ratings.  Crash-test data is mentioned along with the ratings—what does it mean for the ...
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Deer Collisions in the Lakeland: Prevention And What To Do If It Happens

Deer collisions - something Albertans are all too familiar with.  It’s a moment all of us dread; you’re driving down the road, chatting with a friend, or thinking about work, ...
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Hail and The Damage It Can Do To Your Car

Hailstorms in Canada Well, let’s just say car hail damage can get pretty bad in Alberta. Extreme weather conditions in Canada have been giving “severe weather” warnings an entirely new ...
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How To Detail Your Car Like A Pro: The Ultimate Guide

Spring is just around the corner (it’s about time), and it’s almost time to detail your car to get rid of that winter grime. Even with consistent exterior washes, it’s ...
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How to detail your car like a pro
auto body repair

Should You DIY Auto Body Repair?

In the age of unlimited information on the internet, more and more people are attempting to fix their car by themselves. The number of auto body shops in the country ...
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collision repair

8 Tips for Collision Repair After Your Accident

Winter is finally here. Even though it's a time of joy, it also increases the risk of car collisions. In fact, Canada has a higher rate of winter accidents when ...
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collision repair shop Bonnyville

Your Essential Winter Vehicle Maintenance Checklist

Fall is definitely here, and winter will be coming soon. That means that a Bonnyville collision repair shop like us will see a major spike in collisions on icy roads, ...
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Carbon Fibre

Three Reasons To Go Carbon Fibre (And Three Reasons To Avoid It)

You might not need auto body work (and that's ok!) But sometimes you'll want pro advice on all the sweet things that make cars great - and that's where your ...
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check engine light

What Does My Check Engine Light Mean? And Some Ways to Fix It

Remember your first car and how the check engine light was always on? On modern vehicles the check engine light actually means something, but it still doesn’t tell you exactly ...
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JD Collision | More Than Just an Autobody Shop, We’re Helping Out In Our Community

We’re not just your regular autobody shop that fools around with cars 24/7 – we also like to make some time to give back to the community that’s been supporting ...
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hybrid vehicles

What’s The Buzz About Hybrid Vehicles?

France, and now California, are both phasing out cars with internal combustion engines. Hybrid vehicles aren’t a million miles from the vehicle you already drive, but there are a few ...
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weird car accessories

The Eight Strangest Car Accessories You’ll Ever See

Air freshener? Phone charger? Stick-figure family on your rear window? Amateur hour my friend. The real pros are riding with portable stoves, office desks and coffee makers. Take a look ...
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bonnyville windshield repair

Five Weird Car & Windshield Cleaning Hacks

We may be the experts in auto body and windshield repair in Bonnyville, but our windshield skills end at repairing chips and cracks—or replacing an entire windshield. Keeping your windshield ...
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vehicle resale value

How You Could Be Reducing Your Vehicle Resale Value (And How to Avoid it)

Unless you’re an unlucky (or just plain bad) driver that every car you own ends up written off, the chances are that you’ll have to sell your current vehicle. Once ...
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classic cars bonnyville

Six Tips For Buying A Classic Car | Lakeland, Alberta Classic Cars

They don’t make ‘em like they used to. Although we wouldn’t want to give up parking cameras, lane assist and heated seats, there’s something to be said for the beauty, ...
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See the World Clearly With A Repaired Windshield

Albertans know the feeling quite well. You’re driving down the highway when out of nowhere, it sounds like someone has fired a gun at your car! No need to worry, ...
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