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Mister Transmission partners with Vast-Auto for expansion into Quebec
August 28, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Mister Transmission is launching an expansion into the Quebec market with plans to open 20 new locations in the next several years. This growth initiative begins with a long-term development agreement with MMO Group, Vast-Auto Distribution’s auto care franchising division

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Luke Bawel named vice president of Jasper’s Logistics Groups
August 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has announced the promotion of Luke Bawel to vice-president of Jasper’s Supply Chain and Logistics Groups, which includes our distribution channels, JET Transit and Jasper Innovative Solutions (JIS). During his 7-year career with Jasper, Luke has worked in

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Fix Auto Canada announces new partner
August 21, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Daryll O’Keefe, general manager for Fix Auto Ontario is proud to announce the addition of new strategic partner, Fix Auto Markville. “The Fix Auto banner continues to evolve and meet the demands of our ever changing industry. The network offers

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New business looks to change up the repair industry
August 20, 2015 by CARS Magazine

InstaMek, a new business expanding to Saskatoon this fall, brings automotive repairs to consumers’ doorsteps. The business was originally started in Edmonton by two friends, Uzair Ahmed and Asem Alsaadi, but has started to branch outwards. The company’s business enables

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COLLECTIVE WISDOM: What were you thinking?
August 18, 2015 by Alan Beech

COLLECTIVE WISDOM
Management expert Alan Beech says the transition from technician to shop owner can be a difficult one, especially if you don’t change your mindset first.

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Service Center Advisory Council members announced
August 12, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Daryl Kulscar from Regina Sask. is one of five newly appointed members to the Service Center Advisory Council, part of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. Being appointed to the Service Center Advisory Council is not just ceremonious recognition for being

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Staying visible
August 7, 2015 by Allan Janssen

At 100 km-h, a vehicle travels more than 27.75 meters a second. A lot can happen in 27.75 meters… which is why visibility items like wipers and lights should be a key concern for every driver. There are tremendous benefits

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Mister Transmission commits to raising $50K for Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
August 7, 2015 by CARS Magazine

To support Mister Transmission’s partnership with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, shops from coast-to-coast have committed to raising a minimum of $50K by November 30, 2015. This is the second year of Mister Transmission’s partnership with the national charity. Last

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Staying visible
August 4, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Wipers and lights can become important profit centres for your shop, and loyalty-builders for your business.

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Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance congratulates Canadian Cast Away winners
July 28, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance’s Canadian Cast Away Sweepstakes was a big success. Prizes for the promotion included two Nitro Bass Fishing Boat Outfits, 30+ fishing trips to the Wilds of Canada, and dozens of Bass Pro Shop gift certificates. The

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Finding the right spot
July 28, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Looking to open a new shop? The right location will make the difference between years of struggling and instant sustainability.

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Who dropped the ball?
July 27, 2015 by Murray Voth

In late March, a woman brought her 2001 Ford Focus with 137,000 kilometers on it to the shop of a good friend of mine in a major city in Canada. She’d never been to Morris’s place before, but she worked