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How is COVID-19 impacting you? AIA wants to know
June 4, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Automotive Industries Association has launched a second survey seeking input from repair shops on the impacts of Covid-19 on their businesses. The second survey, to measure the cost of the pandemic and gauge industry sentiment. is now online on

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Index confirms sharp manufacturing downturn in May
June 3, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  PMI at second-lowest level since survey began in October 2010 Rate of decline in manufacturing output eases from April’s survey record Steep drop in employment reported during May May data were collected 12-22 May 2020. Canadian manufacturers signalled another

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AIA report offers insights into consumer behaviour
May 25, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  By Allan Janssen A new AIA study 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

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NUMBERS: EVs could equal ICE vehicles by 2038
May 21, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  42% Percentage of Canadian jobs at high risk of becoming automated. Some 36% of jobs are at low risk, less vulnerable to automation. 1% of jobs could become fully automated. Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship   2038 Approximately

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Crossover Year: EVs may equal ICE vehicles by 2038
May 21, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  42% Percentage of Canadian jobs at high risk of becoming automated. Some 36% of jobs are at low risk, less vulnerable to automation. 1% of jobs could become fully automated. Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship   2038 Approximately

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Report finds driver confusion over vehicle data
May 20, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Nearly three-quarters of Canadian consumers believe they should own the data their vehicles produce, according to a survey commissioned by the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA). Some 74% of 2,061 survey respondents believe they’re the rightful owners of

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‘Game changers’ set to rewrite the meaning of work
May 9, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Attempting to predict how technology will impact an industry is a difficult but important exercise. By Allan Janssen On the surface, the auto parts distribution industry seems well insulated from automation. After all, auto parts will continue to be

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ASW Conversations: Zara Wishloff on why we’re so essential
April 27, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Today we speak with Zara Wishloff, vice president of sales and marketing for Edmonton-based warehouse-distributor APD. As you’ll hear, he has some timely views on how our industry has been viewed during the current coronavirus pandemic. He points out that

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MEMA letter discusses ramifications of COVID-19
March 10, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) says it will work hard to shape implementation of the U.S. federal government’s $8.3 billion Coronavirus Emergency Bill. In a letter addressed to members of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), Heavy Duty

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Robots won’t take over any time soon: federal report
January 3, 2020 by The Canadian Press

By Jordan Press The Canadian Press – Newly released documents show that top government officials believe there’s no imminent threat that artificial intelligence and robots will displace large segments of the Canadian workforce. In work done last year, federal experts

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Today’s H.R.: Bringing women into the aftermarket
December 3, 2019 by donalee Moulton

  By donalee Moulton In an era where competition is fierce, talent is scarce, and #MeToo is an international movement, traditional male-dominated companies are looking to attract, retain, and promote more women. That strategy is certainly becoming increasingly common in

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How indigenous youth could help solve the labour crisis
December 2, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF) says indigenous youth are a largely untapped resource in overcoming the skilled labour shortage. A new report – Promoting Careers in the Skilled Trades to Indigenous Youth in Canada – offers views on how to