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    Bottoms up!   Blake Laidlaw of Hockey’s Automotive in Atwood, Ont. found an unusual dust cap on one of the wheels of this 2000

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Advancing Vehicle Technology: Friend or foe?

In this, the final article in a seven-part series sponsored by Chevron, reporter Jacob Stoller looks at how shop owners should view the disruptive technology on the horizon of the automotive industry. The short answer is it’s not all that bad! By Jacob Stoller


Schrader launches new training academy and eTraining courses

Schrader TPMS Solutions has launched a new training brand – Schrader Academy – part of an E-Training course initiative. Schrader Academy is the new brand for all of Schrader’s TPMS training materials, and training initiatives. The brand intends to create


Acquiring know-how in the virtual world

In the third of a series of articles sponsored by Chevron, reporter Jacob Stoller looks at the technology used to power realistic gaming environments… and when it might be coming to the automotive repair shop. By Jacob Stoller Picture this


Winter tire use rising dramatically: study

A new survey shows that winter tire use in Canada has risen sharply over the past five years, but driver education about safety benefits remains essential to wintertime road safety. The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada’s 2019 Canadian Consumer


Is the symbolism of car ownership becoming outdated?

By Adam Malik By 2025, nearly half of car owners will be ready to throw away their car keys. The thought that some people might not want to have a vehicle of their own is a shocking one –particularly to


Modern CRM is all about stronger relationships: Greenwood

Customer and client relationship management requires more detail than ever before, says management consultant Bob Greenwood. He offers food for thought on an enormous topic that affects almost every aspect of the business. Successful shops are built, he says, on


Centric Parts wins product award for rotors

Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, earned the prestigious 2019 Best New Product Line award from the Import Vehicle Community for its new GCX Application-Specific Disc Brake Rotor Line. The award was presented at the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket