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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


Wix launches online resource for technicians, shop owners

  WIX Filters, a member of the Mann+Hummel Group, has launched an online resource for technicians and shop owners The WIX eLearning Center, designed to provide curriculum specific to the world of filtration, was launched in June. The free online


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


New study offers tips for attracting tomorrow’s buyers

Attracting young shoppers is one of the keys to modern retailing.


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


Mitchell 1 offers free webinar series on consumer perceptions

Shop owners and managers are invited to join Mitchell 1 and Elite for a free webinar series to learn first-hand what consumers think about the auto repair experience. The complimentary three-part online event will take place Oct. 6, 13 and


North American legislators lagging on vehicle data: AIA president

The president of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) says international governments are moving faster toward securing aftermarket access to vehicle data and OE service information. Jean-Francois Champagne told a webinar audience yesterday that Europeans and Pacific rim governments

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