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On the Move… (April 01, 2001)
April 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

Dynamic Automotive Inc. has announced the appointment of Don Latella to the position of director of business development for Dynamic remanufactured products in the Ontario and USA regions. Mr Latella …

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Money Making Maintenance
April 1, 2001 by Paula Ellis

May is fast approaching and with it, the spring version of Car Care Month. The twice yearly event, in October and May, is treated in the U.S. as a serious opportunity for installers. It works south of…

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Toyota Vehicles Benefit Educators and Students
April 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

Toyota Canada Inc. and CARS have teamed up once again to provide colleges, commissions scholaires and high schools across Canada with a donation of 27 vehicles. These cars, vans and trucks will provid…

Ali Maksoud - Instructor, Service Training, Mazda Canada Inc. and CARS National Accreditation Board Vice Chair
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Mazda Tuned Into National Accreditation
April 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

He has also been one of the organizers of the Mazda Master Technician Canadian Competitions for the past two years. This competition involves intense testing in five regions across Canada, “It can tak…

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Castrol rewards top high school tech students
April 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

Castrol has launched the Castrol GTX Top Techs program to reward high school students who excel in “shop class”. Grand prize winners and their teachers will spend a race day at a CASCAR sanctioned eve…

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Chrysler jacks prices on crash parts
March 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

DaimlerChrysler Canada has significantly raised the prices of many of their collision repair parts, reports the Hamilton District Autobody Repair Association (HARA).According to a HARA news release, some parts have increased by more than 400 per cent. An example is

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Midas, Inc.,has acquired computer software maker Progressive Automotive Systems of Houston, Texas
March 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

Progressive Automotive’s R. O. Writer computer software system is an Internet-based, point-of-sale software that integrates estimating and sales processes, service parts catalog data, vehicle maintenance schedules, labor charges and technicians’ compensation. “This software has set a high standard at point-of-sale

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ACDelco Technician of the Millennium
March 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

ACDelco has announced the Technician of the Millennium II Contest. Open only to ACDelco Total Service Support Program Member Technicians, Ts North American contest allows all Member technicians the opportunity to demonstrate their skills with the chance to become the

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Honeywell shareowners have approved its proposed merger with General Electric
March 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

The company said approximately 74% of Honeywell’s outstanding shares were voted in favor of the GE merger. The shares voted in favor represent approximately 98% of the votes cast. Completion of the merger, which the companies expect to occur in

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AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO THE CANADIAN COLLISION REPAIR INDUSTRY
March 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

I-CAR TRAINING…ALIVE AND WELL IN CANADA! As you may or may not be aware, I-CAR recently restructured operations in Canada to ensure that I-CAR training will continue in Canada. This letter will serve to clarify some of the confusion that

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ASE Spring Test Registrations
March 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

Spring Test Registration Deadline is March 30. Registration booklets for the Parts Specialist, Automotive Technician and other certification exams are available from the Institute for Automotive Service Excellence at www.asecert.org downloads section, or call 1-877-ASE-TECH.

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Edelbrock Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets of Russell Industries, DBA Russell Performance Products Inc.
March 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

Russell, based in Daytona Beach, Fla., was started in 1973 and is known as a leading manufacturer of performance plumbing and brake lines, whose products include street legal brake lines, oil lines, brake rotors, fuel lines and filters. Russell distributes