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Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance convenes for summer meeting
June 12, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance convened its summer meeting in Minneapolis at the Marriott City Center hotel last week. More than 250 individuals representing 51 shareholders’ companies joined with over 150 supplier channel partners, making it one of the largest such

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Transport Canada issues AIA an Equivalency Certificate #6690
June 10, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Transport Canada has issued the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada an Equivalency Certificate #6690 (Ren. 7). This will replace the former rendition of the certificate and is effective immediately. The new rendition of the certificate has been posted on

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Vehicle Service Group partners with Habitat for Humanity
June 9, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Vehicle Service Group (VSG) announced that it is partnering with Habitat for Humanity in its own Jefferson County for a 2015 sponsorship program. The sponsorship includes a monetary donation plus over 200 hours of direct labor provided by VSG employees

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SKF appoints new global director
June 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

SKF announced that Hans Sjöström has been appointed the new global director of the SKF vehicle service market business unit. Sjöström is replacing Christer Cedervall who takes up the role as director of the industrial market demand chain & logistics

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Kristine Banton joins Marx Group
June 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Marx Group and Marx Group Advisors have announced the addition of Kristine “Krisey” Banton to the position of executive assistant. In that role, Banton is not only responsible for supporting Tom Marx, president and CEO of The Marx Group

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NACE | CARS announces Detroit destination & technical tours
June 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Congress of Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) and International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) have announced details for the destination tours in Detroit for 2015. These tours have been organized to provide attendees with the opportunity to visit some

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Better Business Bureau issues alert against Engine Shopper, LLC
June 5, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Repair shops in Canada are among those who have registered complaints against Engine Shopper, LLC, an online used auto parts business. The Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin (BBB) has issued an alert about Engine Shopper, LLC, which also uses or

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ALI launches new website
June 5, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has launched a completely redesigned website. The new site brings together information lift buyers, owners and users need, including: The official directory of every ALI certified car, truck and vehicle lift, including certified accessories. An

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Motorcar Parts of America announces appointments and promotions
June 5, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. has announced several new appointments and promotions. Peter Murnen joined the company as vice president of marketing. He previously served as global director of aftermarket braking for Federal-Mogul. A graduate of Bowling Green State University,

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Delphi launches enhanced web catalog
June 4, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Delphi Product & Service Solutions (DPSS) has launched its enhanced web catalog for North America. Designed to provide customers an improved experience, the e-catalog features a new design and a more user-friendly format. With various search options available, including searches

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ETI relocates corporate headquarters
June 3, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI) announced the relocation of its corporate office to its new headquarters in the Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan area. The new address is: 37899 W.12 Mile Rd, Suite 220, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331. The new office

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Details released for Multi-Shop Operator Symposium at NACE/CARS
June 2, 2015 by Allan Janssen

The full agenda has been released for this year’s MSO Symposium during NACE | CARS. The event features Mike LeVasseur as master of ceremony and chairman of the event’s new advisory board. The symposium, aimed at multi-shop operators in the