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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 …

Jim Anderton, Editor
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Out of the Wilderness…
September 1, 2000 by Jim Anderton

By the time you read this, the Firestone Wilderness, ATX and ATX II recall will be well underway, and chances are the lawsuits will be, too. This recall is smaller than the radial recall of Firestones…

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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…

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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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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…

(L to R) Gary Clapperton, Western Canada sales manager, Arvin Replacement Products, and Robert Duncan, Western Canada sales manager, Federal Mogul both presented at the Autopro convention.
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UAP/NAPA Western Division holds Autopro Shop Convention
August 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

UAP/NAPA Western Division held their annual Autopro Shop convention in the Sheraton Suites Hotel, Calgary, July 7 & 8th. The theme was Profit Management and was in a presenter/audience discussion form…

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Internet News
August 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

ALLDATA and ToolSource.com sign agreement ALLDATA, a computer-based publisher of diagnostic, repair and estimating information, technical service bulletins, recalls and maintenance schedules for autom…

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Subaru donates Outback to Alberta technology institute
August 1, 2000 by CARS Magazine

On July 10, Subaru Canada Inc. donated a 2000 Outback sport-utility wagon to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), giving technicians in the institute’s Transportation Department hands-…