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Auto parts and vehicle repairs more essential than ever, AIA says
March 19, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto parts and vehicle repairs are essential services, especially in a pandemic. That’s the message the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) is sending to legislators across the country, in an effort to ensure aftermarket businesses stay open even if

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Schrader launches new TPMS training course with giveaway
March 17, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Schrader TPMS Solutions has launched a free TPMS e-Training course on its Schrader Academy platform, along with a chance to win a Schrader Anniversary shop stool. The company, an aftermarket brand of Sensata Technologies, opened the Schrader Academy in November

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Winnipeg tech named Auto Value’s Canadian tech of the year
March 17, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Jason Meilleur of River Park Automotive in Winnipeg has been named the 2020 Canadian Technician of the Year. Meilleur was selected from five Canadian finalists, scoring highly for his training efforts and automotive excellence. His achievements – along with

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In light of virus, AASA Vision to be a ‘digital conference’
March 13, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Organizers of the 2020 AASA Vision Conference say growing concerns about COVID-19 have led them to abandon their normal format and transition to a “digital experience.” In a statement on the conference website, AASA says “Given the current environment of

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Ed Coates foundation donates $25,000 in equipment to trade schools
March 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Ed Coates Memorial Foundation has donated a brand-new hoist and metal lathe to the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District 42 Trades Program. The new hoist was installed into Maple Ridge Secondary School this month. Samuel Robertson Technical

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Send us your vintage photos!
March 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

We want to photos of what your business looked like way back when. Scan your photos and send them to allan@newcom.ca

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Fountain Tire honours exceptional Canadians
February 28, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  For the second year, Fountain Tire has honoured everyday heroes across Canada through its 3 Stars program. This season, over 60 exceptional Canadians in 21 cities received public recognition from the company and their local WHL or OHL team.

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Tech certification critical to public safety, ARA says
February 27, 2020 by Allan Janssen

By Allan Janssen In the era of high-tech motoring, potential dangerous vehicle components, and advanced driver assist systems, technician certification is key to public safety, says the president and CEO of British Columbia’s Automotive Retailers Association (ARA). Adrian Scovell said

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New videos promote routine maintenance
February 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Federated Auto Parts has introduced a new series of videos entitled “Car Care That Works!” The videos, which can be seen at Federated’s YouTube channel,  stress the importance of routine vehicle maintenance, service, and repair, and provide motorists with

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Vehicle inspections to go digital in Ontario
February 10, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Starting with heavy vehicles and expanding to passenger vehicles next year, tablet-based inspections will be the norm.

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AIA report offers insights into consumer behaviour
January 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

A new AIA study, released today, suggests a strong and ongoing focus on customer loyalty will not only help automotive businesses survive, but will allow them to thrive in an increasingly competitive field. “At Your Service” is the latest instalment

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Technology placing new demands on technicians’ time: research
January 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The rapid pace of changing technology has put automotive technicians in time crunch, according to a new study by IMR Inc. The Illinois-based research company says the core challenge is simply to keep up with system changes and diagnostic procedures.