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TIA announces candidates for 2015 Board election
July 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released the slate of candidates for the 2015 Board of Directors election. Included in the running is Jim Pangle from Edmonton, Alberta. The TIA membership will vote in open elections to place four individuals

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Trico wins Subaru of America Silver Supplier Award
July 14, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Trico Products Corporation recently received a silver rating in the Subaru of America Supplier Program. Subaru of America implements an annual supplier rating program to monitor and improve the supplier base in order to maintain the quality of products and

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Cardone named one of Philadelphia’s healthiest employers
July 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Cardone Industries, Inc. was named one of the region’s healthiest employers by the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2015 Healthiest Employers of Greater Philadelphia. As a three-time recipient of this award, Cardone continues to expand its initiative to improve the overall health

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‘Garage Gurus’ network expands to additional U.S. markets
July 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Federal-Mogul Motorparts is expanding its ‘Garage Gurus’ technical education network with regional training centers in Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Rancho Dominguez, Calif. The company, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, launched the Garage Gurus network in April with training

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Kukui’s Todd Westerlund and Mike Giblin to speak at NACE|CARS 2015
July 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Kukui Corporation CEO Todd Westerlund and President of U.S. Operations Mike Giblin will share their marketing and sales knowledge with attendees of this year’s NACE|CARS Expo and Conference. Held in Detroit from July 21-25, 2015, the International Autobody Congress &

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Scott Shea joins CRP Industries
July 7, 2015 by CARS Magazine

CRP Industries Inc. has named Scott Shea as their new chief operating officer (COO). Daniel N. Schildge, CEO of CRP Industries Inc., who noted that this was a newly created executive role in the company, made the announcement. As COO,

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AIA welcomes new president
July 2, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Jean-François Champagne will join AIA as president. The board of directors at the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada welcomes Jean-François (J.F.), who has served as executive director for the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) since 2009. Champagne brings a broad range of skills,

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Devin Hart joins The Marx Group
June 30, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Devin Hart, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket, has joined The Marx Group as the firm’s new president and co-CEO. In addition, Hart will become executive vice president of Marx Group Advisors.

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Attend Five Days to Victory and earn ALI Certification
June 29, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Participants in the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program can fast-track their certification by attending Five Days to Victory. The training, testing and practical inspection event is sponsored by ALI member manufacturers and will take place at the

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CAA Roadside Assistance creates Apple Watch app
June 29, 2015 by Allan Janssen

The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) has launched the Apple Watch version of Service Tracker for the CAA app. CAA added Service Tracker to its Apple and Android smartphone apps in Ontario a year ago, allowing members to easily track the

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Steffanie Savine elected president of Automotive Communication Council
June 26, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Steffanie Savine, marketing director and account executive for The Marx Group (TMG), was recently elected president of the Automotive Communication Council (ACC). Savine has been active in ACC for two years and has served on the association’s board since 2014.

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Worldpac opens new regional warehouse
June 25, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Worldpac has opened a new regional branch warehouse in Hauppauge, NY. The facility offers expanded service and delivery options to local independent automotive repair professionals. Worldpac, Inc. 933 Motor Pkwy Hauppauge, NY 11788 www.worldpac.com