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Mahle to integrate all remaining Behr Hella activities Jan. 1
September 6, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Following the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Behr Hella Service (BHS) by Farmington Hills, Mich.-based Mahle Aftermarket, all existing activities of BHS will be integrated into Mahle on Jan. 1, 2020. The integration will give Mahle a broad portfolio

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Drew Technologies acquires BlueLink Diagnostic Solutions
August 26, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Drew Technologies has acquired the Durham, N.C.-based vehicle diagnostics provider BlueLink Diagnostic Solutions. Drew Technologies, Inc., a diagnostics and reprogramming company based in Ann Arbor, Mich., acquired BlueLink’s technology and operating assets for 2.8 Million Swedish Kroner (approximately $384,000 CDN).

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Brampton parts store joins the Vast family
August 26, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Robin’s Auto Parts in Brampton is the latest Auto Value member in Ontario.

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Daimler backs new at-home maintenance service
August 22, 2019 by Renee Montague

The trend of offering at-home car repair seems to have caught the attention of one of the world’s largest automakers.  Daimler AG is a major investor in a new maintenance service that brings certified technicians to a customer’s door. The

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Power Stop launches Canadian initiative
August 20, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Power Stop LLC, of Bedford Park Ill., has introduced its products and attributes to the Canadian marketplace. Canadian aftermarket veteran Robert Pitt has entered into an agreement to oversee the Power Stop launch and manage all of the company’s products

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Automotive industry veteran launches new sales agency
August 14, 2019 by Renee Montague

After 40 years with the Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. in a variety of key marketing and sales roles, Siggi Tigges has launched a new sales agency called S.A.T. Sales and Consulting LLC.  Tigges served the last 28 years with

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New service provides customers alternative way to source tires
August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

A new service, which bills itself as “the modern approach to car maintenance,” now offers customers an easy way to source tires for their vehicles. A Toronto-based company called BUKL has partnered with Bridgestone to give motorists a wide selection

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Mahle launches new Facebook page
May 24, 2019 by Renee Montague

Automotive tool and equipment manufacturer Mahle Service Solutions says its new Facebook page gives it the ability to communicate in real-time with its customers. The Facebook page, at www.facebook.com/mahleservicesolutions, was designed to disseminate technical content, product updates, photos, videos, news,

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MiX program allows senior executives to learn from millennials
May 23, 2019 by Renee Montague

The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) is giving industry veterans an opportunity to learn from the younger generation. Its Modern Industy eXpertise (MiX) council has launched an Executive Partnership Program which uses a ‘reverse mentoring’ model to focus on the perspective

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Gain Aftermarket makes contract marketing talent accessible
May 14, 2019 by Renee Montague

Thirty years after they first worked together at Magnum Gaskets, Arnie Fox and Steve Durning have formed a new marketing services firm. The Chicago-based company, Gain Aftermarket, offers contract marketing talent to the automotive industry as a low-cost alternative to hiring a

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Under new ownership, Johnson Controls to rebrand as Clarios
May 6, 2019 by Renee Montague

After over 130 years in business, Johnson Controls, the world’s largest manufacturer of automotive batteries is being relaunched as Clarios. The rebranding comes six months after being bought by Brookfield Business Partners, an asset manager that focuses on real estate, infrastructure, renewable

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YourMechanic brings its mobile repair services to Canada
February 21, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Aggressive expansion plans target fleet managers as well as individual car owners.