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Combination Wedge Tool Solution For Dashboards And Door Clips
August 29, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Save time and avoid damage when working on dash boards, doors and vehicle trim with the new combination wedge tool from K Tool International (part no. KTI70038).  Made of durable plastic, the red combination wedge tool is 8.5”

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Lordco Auto Parts Names Lumileds as Preferred Automotive Lighting Supplier
August 29, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Lumileds, LLC, a subsidiary of Royal Philips, has been selected by Lordco Auto Parts as the preferred supplier of Philips automotive lighting products. Lordco Auto Parts is the largest distributor and retailer of automotive parts and accessories in British

Individuals pictured (left to right):
Dan Ehde – OES business unit director, Trico Products Corp.
Bryan Musialowski – OES account manager, Trico Products Corp.
Scott Thiele – global chief purchasing officer, FCA
Chuck Bastedo – account manager, Trico Products Corp.
Dave Parker – executive director OE sales, Trico Products Corp.
Bret Hardy – director of Mopar purchasing and supplier quality, FCA
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Trico recognized as the Mopar Quality Supplier of the Year
August 29, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Trico Products Corporation was recently named the Mopar Quality Supplier of the Year by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA US LLC) at the sixth annual Qualitas Supplier Awards ceremony. The FCA US LLC Qualitas Supplier Awards recognize both production and non-production

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OEMs to participate in NASTF General Meeting at AAPEX
August 29, 2016 by CARS Magazine

A panel of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) experts will participate in the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) Fall 2016 General Meeting feature session, “Take the Box Outta the Box.” The session, taking place Wednesday, Nov. 2, during AAPEX in Las

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AAPEXedu Announces 2016 Service Professionals Program
August 26, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  This year’s AAPEXedu Service Professionals Program is designed to help automotive repair shops connect with today’s tech savvy customers and stay ahead of the curve on key issues affecting their businesses. The Service Professionals Program education lineup includes:  

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Electric Vehicles To Make Up Half of the Global Electric Vehicle Market by 2024
August 25, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  A recent report from Navigant Research details the global market for light duty vehicles, including light duty hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles (HEVs, PHEVs and BEVs), or plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), segmented by scenario, region, country, drivetrain

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Management changes at the Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF)
August 25, 2016 by CARS Magazine

After serving for three years as director of Collision Programs with responsibility for the management of CCIF, Leanne Jefferies will be leaving AIA Canada at the end of August 2016. As a result of Leanne’s departure, Brigitte Pesant will become

Check chains and cables for stretch or wear; have the system serviced if excessive slack or wear is present.
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COMMENT: Raising the car
August 25, 2016 by Peter Carter

Safety should be everyone’s top priority when it comes to the piece of equipment that you trust with your life.

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Trico Recognized by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
August 24, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Trico Products Corporation was recently named the MOPAR Quality Supplier of the Year by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA US LLC) at the sixth annual Qualitas Supplier Awards ceremony. The FCA US LLC Qualitas Supplier Awards recognize both production

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Hunter releases new French Canadian website
August 24, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Hunter has introduced a new French Canadian website, www.fr-ca.hunter.com, for its French Canadian market. French Canadian customers will now have a personalized web experience when researching Hunter’s full line of automotive service equipment. Hunter.com uses IP address technology to automatically

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Raybestos Introduces Truck & Medium Duty Brake Pads
August 24, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Raybestos Truck & Medium Duty brakes are the single-source solution for truck fleets of all sizes using disc brakes from Class 1 hydraulics through Class 8 air disc. These specialty brake pads were developed for everyday heavy use situations

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Mirrorless Cars in Development
August 23, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Automobile and parts manufacturers are developing “mirrorless vehicles” that use cameras and monitors instead of traditional rearview and side mirrors. In June, the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry lifted a ban on designing and manufacturing mirrorless vehicles. Actual