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Uni-Select reorganizes corporate management structure
June 23, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Uni-Select Inc., closed the transaction for the sale of its Automotive USA and Beck/Arnley activities to Icahn Enterprises L.P., and is proceeding to a reorganization of its corporate management activities. This transaction changes the landscape of Uni-Select in North America

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Dayco invests to improve customer service
June 22, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Dayco announced it will expand its customer service capabilities, implement new supply chain systems and consolidate its United States distribution locations into one, larger distribution center in the Memphis, Tenn., area. “Due to the continued growth in demand for our

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AIA met with Alberta government to discuss priorities and local memberships
June 22, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada members and staff met with government officials in Edmonton, Alberta, on April 15, to discuss priorities impacting its local membership. The meetings held during four separate sessions covered a number of issues such as

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Canada’s connected car companies go on the road
June 19, 2015 by CARS Magazine

This past week 15 Canadian connected car tech companies hit the road to display the technology they have to offer. The 15 companies travelled to Silicon Valley to showcase the best of Canada’s connected car technology to top automotive manufacturers. The Canadian Connected

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The Gates Corp. launches new Tools for Schools website
June 19, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Gates Corp. has launched a new website for its revamped Tools for Schools (T4S) program for educators. T4S is a free interactive resource program developed to provide the latest training information to automotive and heavy-duty instructors. The site has

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NACE | CARS offers discount to qualifying repair shops and technicians
June 18, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Congress of Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) and International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) will offer a 50% discount to qualifying I-CAR and ASE repair shops and technicians. The 50% discount will apply for I-CAR Gold Class Shops &

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Motorcar Parts of America receives AutoZone award
June 18, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. has received AutoZone’s Extra Miler award for outstanding service. The award was presented at AutoZone’s Vendor Summit held recently in Memphis, Tennessee. The Extra Miler award is presented annually to a select group of AutoZone’s

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SEMA announces board of directors election results
June 17, 2015 by CARS Magazine

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, has announced its board of directors election results. Wade Kawasaki of the Coker Group has been elected the chairman-elect of SEMA and joins the newly elected board members to help lead the association for

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Walter wins Business of the Year
June 16, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Walter Surface Technologies has received the award for High Technology and Innovation, as well as the grand prize, Business of the Year Award, from the West Island of Montreal Chamber of Commerce. The 30th Accolades Competition celebrates business excellence and

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Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance creates internship program
June 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc. and Northwood University have created a summer internship program for two students in Northwood’s Aftermarket Management Program. Mr. Arturo (A.J.) Rodriguez and Mr. Patrick Schmitter are the two candidates selected for participation in the program.

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Federal-Mogul Motorparts receives NCMA Award
June 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Federal-Motor Motorparts was presented with the National Catalog Managers Association (NCMA) President’s Award for electronic data excellence. This award was for the company’s integration of the FP Diesel product information into the NAPA Auto Parts PartsPRO II catalog. The award was

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Elgin named top supplier by Jasper Engines & Transmissions
June 12, 2015 by CARS Magazine

For the 14th consecutive year, Elgin Industries has been recognized as one of the premier suppliers to Jasper Engines & Transmissions, North America’s largest remanufacturer of gasoline and diesel powertrain and drivetrain components. Elgin manufactures a wide range of valvetrain