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BFGoodrich introduces new extended warranty
September 3, 2015 by CARS Magazine

BFGoodrich Commercial Truck Tires is introducing an extended warranty for its commercial truck tires and casings, effective on claims filed on or after Sept. 1, 2015. Reflecting the brand’s proven performance, the warranty coverage against defects in workmanship and materials

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Uni-Select Announces the Acquisition of Duncan Auto Parts Ltd.
September 2, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition, through one of its subsidiaries, of the assets of Duncan Auto Parts Ltd. This acquisition expands Uni-Select’s reach in Pacific Canada. Duncan Auto Parts Ltd., a long-term customer of Uni-Select, has been a well-reputed

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TIA announces 2015 Hall of Fame recipients
September 1, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced the names of the 2015 Hall of Fame recipients, including Canadian Paul Hyatt. This year’s honorees are Ross Fischer, the late owner of McCord Auto Supply; Herman “Hy” Freeman, technical services and training manager

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Toyota to buy 13 million air-bag inflators
August 31, 2015 by Allan Janssen

In a bid to reduce its risk from potentially lethal air-bag inflators supplied by Takata Corp., Toyota Motor Corp. has agreed to buy air-bag inflators from parts maker Nippon Kayaku Co. The Japanese carmaker has asked the second-tier supplier to

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$65K for 65 years! Dennis DesRosiers celebrates his 65th birthday
August 31, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Andrew King from DesRosiers Automotive Consultants (DAC) has made the following announcement regarding one of Canada’s leading automotive analysts, Dennis DesRosiers, and his 65th birthday: Hello, this is Andrew King, Dennis DesRosiers’ partner at DesRosiers Automotive Consultants (DAC). You may

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Mister Transmission partners with Vast-Auto for expansion into Quebec
August 28, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Mister Transmission is launching an expansion into the Quebec market with plans to open 20 new locations in the next several years. This growth initiative begins with a long-term development agreement with MMO Group, Vast-Auto Distribution’s auto care franchising division

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Trico wins Subaru of America Silver Supplier Excellence Award
August 27, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Trico Products Corporation has 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 highest quality of products

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ContiTech’s St. Marys plant turns 75
August 27, 2015 by CARS Magazine

ContiTech’s St. Marys, Ohio, plant has celebrated its 75th anniversary. “We are proud to share in this diamond jubilee celebration of a highly versatile and productive facility,” said Jim Hill, ContiTech CEO for the NAFTA Region. “This plant has made

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E.R.I. Group announces winners of Richard Miller Education Award
August 26, 2015 by Allan Janssen

The E.R.I. Group is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the Richard Miller Education Award. The award helps provide financial assistance and encouragement to individuals who wish to further their education or training and has been presented to applicants

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Ricky Wang joins Brake Parts Inc.
August 26, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Ricky Wang has joined Brake Parts Inc. (BPI) as sales vice president and general manager, China. “We are pleased to have Ricky on board as our new sales vice president and general manager of BPI China,” said David Overbeeke, president

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Luke Bawel named vice president of Jasper’s Logistics Groups
August 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has announced the promotion of Luke Bawel to vice-president of Jasper’s Supply Chain and Logistics Groups, which includes our distribution channels, JET Transit and Jasper Innovative Solutions (JIS). During his 7-year career with Jasper, Luke has worked in

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Fix Auto Canada announces new partner
August 21, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Daryll O’Keefe, general manager for Fix Auto Ontario is proud to announce the addition of new strategic partner, Fix Auto Markville. “The Fix Auto banner continues to evolve and meet the demands of our ever changing industry. The network offers