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Mevotech Promotes Ron Aparicio
December 2, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Mevotech LP is pleased to announce the promotion of Ron Aparicio to the role of national sales director, Traditional Sales. In this new role, Ron will lead the U.S. Sales team responsible for the traditional aftermarket distribution channel. “Ron

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Jay Leno Launches Automotive Care Brand
December 2, 2016 by Auto Service World

    Legendary comedian, world-renowned car guy and former host of the Tonight Show, Jay Leno is expanding into the world of automotive care in a significant way with the launch of his brand, Jay Leno’s Garage – Advanced Vehicle Care. Inspired by

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Bosch Announces Faster Charging Station
December 2, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Bosch has launched the Power Max 2 and Power Max 2Plus, its newest 240 Volt, Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. The new stations will offer 30-Amp, 7.2kW and 40-Amp, 9.6kW configurations for faster EV charging and use the

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 FinishMaster Acquires Autobody Supply Company
December 1, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  FinishMaster Inc., a subsidiary of Uni-Select Inc. has announced it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Autobody Supply Company, Inc. (“ABS”). This acquisition increases FinishMaster’s footprint with the addition of nine locations in central

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Federal-Mogul Motorparts announces third round of automotive technician scholarships
December 1, 2016 by CARS Magazine

For the third consecutive year, Federal-Mogul Motorparts will award $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are enrolled in accredited, U.S.-based automotive technical schools, colleges or universities. The scholarships are part of the company’s “Tech First” initiative, which includes

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Auditor General finds Transport Canada slow to act on safety risks
December 1, 2016 by CARS Magazine

In a report released by Auditor General Michael Ferguson it was said that Transport Canada has been too slow to develop safety measures vital to the well-being of Canadians in the rapid changing world of transportation. “Technology is evolving faster

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AutoChoice Parts & Paints Hosts Four Open Houses
November 30, 2016 by Auto Service World

  AutoChoice Parts & Paints Limited (“AutoChoice”) recently hosted open houses in four of its new / newly-renovated locations. The stores in Saint John (NB),Moncton (NB), New Minas (NS), and St. John’s (NL) held successful events bringing together AutoChoice staff,

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AIA Southern Alberta Division makes donation to Veteran’s Food Bank
November 30, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Members from the AIA Southern Alberta Division (Glynn Jones, Continental ContiTech; Ron Kolody, Uni-Select Canada; and Frank Hutchins, Grand Prix Automotive Distribution Inc.) presented a cheque for $4,000 to the Veteran’s Food Bank in Calgary, Alberta. The monies raised were

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Bosch Launches New Line Of SmartCharge Battery Chargers/Maintainers
November 30, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Robert Bosch LLC has announced a new line of SmartCharge Battery Chargers/Maintainers. The new high-quality, ergonomically-shaped chargers are designed with advanced safety and smart features and come equipped with a full accessory package. State-of-the-art technology and self-monitoring functions ensure

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Intel Creates Automated Driving Group
November 30, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Further emphasizing its commitment to the autonomous driving market, Intel has announced a major reorganization in its management structure. The company announced the creation of a new organization called the Automated Driving Group (ADG), which will be solely dedicated to innovating the future

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Uni-Select Inc. Acquires Pacific Parts
November 30, 2016 by Auto Service World

One of the subsidiaries of Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Pacific Parts Ltd. with two locations in the greater Vancouver area. Pacific Parts has been a member of Uni-Select since 1995. This family

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Mahle Aftermarket Inc. Expands Product Offerings 
November 29, 2016 by Auto Service World

  Mahle Aftermarket Inc. introduced 81 new part numbers in the third quarter of 2016 as part of the company’s continuing product line expansion. The new offerings are for a variety of pistons and piston rings, filters, thermostats, engine bearings,