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Partnership creates an expanded E-Marketplace for the automotive industry
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

USAutoNews.com, the largest Internet automotive portal providing e-commerce to automotive dealers is partnering with PurchasePro.com, which offers business-to-business e-commerce solutions, to create …

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Dakota Quad Cab 2000 Dodge
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

As the light truck/SUV craze matures into a plethora of models and sub-models, the Dodge Dakota Quad Cab would seem to be another entry into a market well stocked with product, not least by DaimlerChr…

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When Cooler Heads Prevail…
September 1, 2000 by Rick Cogbill

We don’t often see Basil flustered. He just quietly does his work, over in his little corner of the building that we jokingly refer to as “The Healing Room”. On occasion he ventures out into the mayhe…

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Industry Shorts (September 01, 2000)
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Goodyear Canada Inc. Replacement Products has announced that Eric Normandin has joined their sales team. Eric is based out of Montreal and will be working with customers in Montreal and Northern Quebe…

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Tactical Tools
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

If there is one true adage of the automotive service industry, it’s that nothing is cheap. And that bit of self-evident wisdom goes double for major equipment, which can run easily into six figures fo…

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Firestone Recall Update
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. has announced a recall in North America of some 14.4 million tires sold, of which 6.5 million are thought to be still in use for light trucks and sport utility vehicles that…

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Exide Battery ceases Canadian automotive battery production
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Exide Canada Inc., which will cease production of automotive batteries at its Vaughan, Ontario plant on November 30, has launched a feasibility study to determine if its plant can be converted to the …

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UAP to offer vehicle warranty through AutoPro outlets
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

AutoPro Mechanical and AutoPro Collision service and repair facilities will now be offering Canadian motorists an extended warranty protection program. The AutoPro Extended warranties can be purchased…

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Top Gun
September 1, 2000 by Rob Tanner

Derek Noble was like a lot of kids growing up in Sarnia, ON – he loved cars! The fact that Detroit was just across the river and the home of “street racing” didn’t slow down the love affair. When he w…

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Transport Canada approves new low speed vehicle classification
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Transport Canada has amended the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations to recognize low speed vehicles (LSVs) as a class of vehicle in Canada. Closely paralleling the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety A…

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In Fort Simpson, Winterization Means Winterization
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Daryl Sloat, of D J Automotive in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories (five hours north of the B.C. border) lives and works in an environment where winter means more than a frosted windshield. “Usuall…

Robert (Bob) Greenwood is President and C.E.O. of E. K. Williams & Co. (Ontario) Ltd. Bob has over 24 years of Business Management experience within the automotive aftermarket industry, training and consulting with independent retail automotive repair and service shops across Ontario on all facets of their business operations. Bob has also helped wholesale jobbers do a better job by providing valuable insight as to challenges faced by retail installers -- and how greater cooperation could be mutually beneficial to both businesses, especially in achieving higher profit.
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“Training” has evolved to a new definition for “ROI”
September 1, 2000 by Robert Greenwood

It is time to recognize, and essentially understand, the evolved and expanded concept, that “training” of shop technical personnel, and its owners/managers, in today’s world has matured to new additio…