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Making an Impact — New Efforts to Promote Industry Careers
October 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

You’ve heard lots of talk in the news about the “brain-drain” phenomenon. Well, our industry is also experiencing a “brain-drain” in that most young people considering their career options are bombard…

Murray Russell, Manager, Program Development, General Motors of Canada Ltd.
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Industry’s Commitment to CARS National Accreditation Program Of what benefit do you see the CARS National Accreditation program to industry?
October 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Industry is the driving force behind the CARS National Accreditation Program and is a big reason for the program’s success. The program’s Board of Directors is committed to ensuring the future workfor…

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Uni-Select closes its acquisition in the U.S.
October 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Uni-Select reports that it has completed its acquisition of Mississippi-based Brandon Auto Supply Inc. and of Clay Street Corporation.The acquisition is Uni-Select’s third in the U.S. in as many years…

Jim Anderton, Editor
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A crazy business
October 1, 2000 by Jim Anderton

I had heard the story before, many times. “The guy down the street is selling brakes at $39.00 an axle. It’s crazy!” The comment, from the owner of a reputable service centre, was one of many, and is …

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Internet News Canadian Tire Partners with AAIA on iSHOP initiative Online system enables consumers to diagnose mechanical problems, obtain estimates for repairs
October 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Canadian Tire has dedicated three fully equipped service bays for the testing of iSHOP standards at its Retail City facility in Toronto, a 150,000 square-foot retail test laboratory. iSHOP is an open …

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Cardone industries celebrates three generations and 30 years of auto parts manufacturing
October 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Cardone Industries, a remanufactured auto parts supplier, is celebrating 30 years in the industry. The family-run business grew out of the efforts of Michael Cardone Sr., an automotive remanufacturing…

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DENSO introduces integrated cooling module for automotive market
October 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Japan-based DENSO Corporation has introduced the SF Cooling Module, an automotive cooling module with a combined engine-cooling radiator and air conditioner condenser. DENSO’s module uses a slitted co…

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Consumer satisfaction index shows rising satisfaction with manufacturing durables
October 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Strong gains in satisfaction among customers for automobiles/vans/light trucks, personal computers and major household appliances have pushed the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for manufa…

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Cooking the Brakes
October 1, 2000 by Rick Cogbill a.k.a. Slim Shambles

Most guys don’t care to see their accountants more than once a year, but we make an exception for Bookie Bob. An accountant by day, and a mechanical wannabe on the weekends, he creates enough problems…

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Ford to evaluate hydrogen fuel technology
September 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

Ford Motor Company has issued a purchase order to test and evaluate a series of Stuart Personal Fuel Appliances, over the next two years. The appliances consist of a packaged, scaleable, portable and …

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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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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…