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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


Exhibit space is sold out for upcoming MACS show

Exhibit space for the Mobile Air Conditioning Society’s 2020 training event and trade show is sold out. The event, which will take place Feb. 20-22 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., will feature 69 exhibitors


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


It’s what’s on the inside that counts

People spend most of their time at home or at work. Auto experts predict consumers will soon have a third space for rest, relaxation a productivity: their car.


Winning websites offer marketing tips

By Jacob Stoller With all the hype about the “newness” of the digital age, it’s hard to believe that the world’s first website turned thirty in 2019. However, while social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn have dominated


AB Magic obtains the newest NexLink certification

 AB Magic, the management software by Laval-Que.-based VL Communications, has just obtained the brand-new NexLink certification. All the features of the WHI catalogue (Nexpart) are now available and integrated into the software. That included Smart Search, A-Z search, Service Trend


National Pronto appoints new director of marketing and communications

Kerri Gulick has been promoted to director of marketing and communications for Grapevine, Tex.-based parts distributor National Pronto Association. Gulick began her career with National Pronto in 1999 and has held many roles within the organization during her tenure, including