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Tool Tax Meeting With Ministry of Finance
June 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Industry representatives from the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) and CARS recently held a meeting with officials at the federal Ministry of Finance to discuss the tool tax issue.This issue ha…

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Historical Snapshot of Stock Car Racing Technology
June 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

By: STS Press, Warrendale, Pa, USA$US 14.99 Members/ $US 19.99 Non-MembersOrdering: STS, 724/776-4970 www.sts.sae.orgNASCAR’s Winston Cup series is the fastest growing form of motorsports on the conti…

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The AirCare experience
June 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Editor’s note:British Columbia’s AirCare I/M program is approaching its eighth birthday, and the results have been impressive. Pacific Vehicle Testing Technologies’ David Gourley has been tracking thi…

Twist-beam rear suspensions typically separate the damping and spring components, and use the beam as the anti-roll bar.
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The Shocking Truth
June 1, 2000 by Jim Anderton

Like many automotive systems, ride control works by a set of basic principles that can be understood by every technician, and by most consumers as well. Installing the right product on a given vehicle…

Jim Anderton, Editor
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To move up sell up
June 1, 2000 by Jim Anderton

If there’s one thing modern technicians have in abundance, it’s choice. And by choice I’m thinking of replacement part brands. I’ll bet there isn’t a tech in the country who couldn’t name at least fou…

D.J. Kennington can win, as he showed in last year's season finale in Fredricton.
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Fast At 22, Cascar Super Series driver D.J. Kennington has raced, and won, for 18 years.
June 1, 2000 by Rob Tanner

For a man in his early 20’s, Cascar Super series regular D.J. Kennington has a remarkable amount of experience. 18 years of experience. He started racing when he was four years old on a go-kart dirt o…

"For Women-by-Women -- Doing Business (Sales & Service) with the Automotive Industry" Seminar recently organized by Myers Chev Olds Cadillac in Ottawa.
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Image of the Industry
June 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

“I don’t get any respect…” — remember this old Rodney Dangerfield line?The automotive repair and service industry has also been reciting this line over the past several years. Why is it that much o…

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2001 Lexus IS 300 Sport Sedan
May 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Lexus will go toe-to-toe with sport sedan benchmarks Audi A4 and BMW 3-series with the all-new IS 300 compact sport sedan, which arrives in July as a 2001 model. Power and rear-wheel drive are standou…

Brendan O'Brien (left), vice president, sales and marketing for Uni-Select draws a ballot with the assistance of Dave Clarke, president of Hennessy Industies Canada.
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Hennessy awards lift at AIA Show
May 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Hennessy Industries Canada has awarded an Ammco B2900 hoist to One-To-One Auto of Hamilton, Ontario. The draw took place at the Hennessy booth at the AIA Canadian International Automotive Show on Satu…

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Internet firm rates technicians
May 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Denver-based GreatMechanics.com has launched a Web site that delivers consumer ratings of repair facilities based on customer ratings.Participating shops must have a clean record with the Better Busin…

Randy MooreAIA Chairman of the Board 2000/01
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Expect Moore
May 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Delegates at the April 13th AIA 2000 annual general meeting have chosen their new Board Chairman: Mister Transmission’s Randy Moore.Randy Moore is no stranger to Automotive Industries Association of C…

Jim Anderton, Editor
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Times they are a Changin’
May 1, 2000 by Jim Anderson

Just how does a new editor introduce himself to the over 31,000 readers of SSGM? I pondered that problem while strategizing the engine change in my dying ’87 Fiero, and came to two conclusions: it won…