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Federal-Mogul Launches Automotive Aftermarket Promotion
March 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul Corporation has announced the largest automotive replacement-parts promotional program in the company’s 102-year history. The program consists of several innovative brand-specific campaigns targeted at more than 150,000 automotive aftermarket business locations and millions of repair technicians, vehicle owners, automotive

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Auto Value Adds Northern Ontario Shareholder
March 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance has added Maslack Supply Ltd. as its new shareholder in Northern Ontario. The organization, which operates half a dozen branches in addition to its head office operations in Sudbury, Ont., will share the Ontario

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All Pro/Auto Value/ Bumper to Bumper unveils North American technician recruitment campaign Automotive consortium addresses DC bus protocol standardization
March 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

All Pro/Auto Value/ Bumper to Bumper has launched a continent-wide campaign to entice prospective young technicians to join the alliance. Branded ProVide, the program targets high school students with…

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Toyota Triple Treat
March 1, 2001 by Rich Diegle

I love this time of year. With spring right around the corner, I’m motivated to benevolence and have decided to impart a little valuable information to you. Here are three short but sweet Toyota serv…

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Beware pressure-washer woes
March 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

Pressure washers are certainly a handy gadget to have around both shop and home, and for many consumers who love their cars, they allow the cleaning power of a coin-op wand wash to be enjoyed in their…

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2001 KIA Magentis
March 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

KIA’s new Magentis mid size sedan is the inevitable move by the Korean firm into the popular segment, a market pretty well filled with competent products, including some by KIA’s own parent company, H…

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Hyundai 1.6 “Alpha”
March 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

Automotive engine designs used to change about once every couple of decades. The small-block Chevrolet, for example, remained essentially unchanged for over thirty years, as did Ford’s small V-8. And …

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Visteon develops 250,000-kilometer air filter
March 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

Visteon Corporation has announced the development of a Long Life Filtration System designed to virtually eliminate air filter service over the life of a vehicle. The system consists of a reticulated f…

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Hyundai 1.6L “Alpha” Engine Specifications
March 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

Installed in: Accent GSi/GLType: 4-Cylinder Inline DOHC-16 ValveDisplacement: 1.6 L (1,599 cc)Bore and Stroke: 76.5 x 87.0 mmCompression Ratio: 10.0:1…

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MAPC aims to boost the image of the auto industry
March 1, 2001 by Allen Jones

Canadian consumers are a wary lot, and nowhere is this more true than at their local vehicle service provider. One solution to the problem lies with the Motorist Assurance Program of Canada, or MAPC. …

Jim Anderton, Editor
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Are we having fun yet?
March 1, 2001 by Jim Anderton

As I write this viewpoint, I’m in the back row of a classroom at Federal Mogul’s Toronto-area training facility among 35 members of our industry. Some are owners of service businesses, some are manage…

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Canadian Considerations
March 1, 2001 by CARS Magazine

For Canadian technicians, there are a few special instructions to keep in mind when preparing for ASE testing. The experience requirement means that you’ll need either a provincial automotive trade ce…