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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


ATSS to offer Powerstroke Diesel online class June 2

Automotive Technical Support Services (ATSS) is offering an online Ford 6.7 L Powerstroke Diesel class on June 2. The class will be held twice, once at 7 p.m. Eastern Time, and again at 7 p.m. Pacific Time. Trainer Mike Cleary


Greenwood: Training is no longer an option

Greenwood’s Garage The average Canadian repair shop is understaffed by at least three people: One in the bays, one at the front counter, and one in the back office. The excuse that everyone gives for this is that “competent people


Sirius XM Canada partners with Car Media 2.0

SiriusXM and Car Media 2.0 have partnered up for the first time to ensure SiriusXM radios are activated by Car Media 2.0 representatives at participating dealerships across the country, providing additional value for pre-owned car buyers. Car Media 2.0 offers


Report finds driver confusion over vehicle data

  Nearly three-quarters of Canadian consumers believe they should own the data their vehicles produce, according to a survey commissioned by the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA). Some 74% of 2,061 survey respondents believe they’re the rightful owners of


Fountain Tire launches financing solution for customers

Fountain Tire has launched an online financing solution that provides its Canadian customers with access to 0% interest financing plans. The move is part of Fountain Tire’s goal to provide flexible payment options, particularly during these challenging times. “At Fountain


Kenny Gross to head special markets for Mevotech

Kenny Gross has been named sales director, special markets for chassis component manufacturer Mevotech. He will report directly to Todd Hack, executive vice president, sales and marketing. “Kenny joined Mevotech just over a year ago, and since that time, he

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