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Darcy Turton Is Our Counterperson Of The Year
November 9, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Each year we go to great lengths to seek out the very best of the frontline workers in the Canadian automotive aftermarket and this year Darcy Turton of Automotive Parts Distributors (APD), a Uni-Select member in Saskatoon, Sask., earned this

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Uni-Select Announces Winners Of Supplier Awards In Canada
November 5, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Uni-Select Inc. has announced its Canadian Supplier Award winners. This collection of awards recognizes their achievements, innovation, and outstanding service. Showing excellent creativity skills and accomplishing groundbreaking work in the automotive aftermarket, the honorees were celebrated during the Supplier

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ProMax High Carbon Cross Drilled Rotors
October 29, 2015 by Martha Uniacke Breen

ProMax High Carbon Cross Drilled rotors are manufactured using more Carbon content than traditional aftermarket disc rotors, and feature a wide range of applications for Asian, Domestic and European vehicles. Some of the benefits of using ProMax High Carbon Cross

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New AIA boss pledges support for service providers
October 23, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Incoming president Jean-Francois Champagne says repair professionals are ‘part of the larger AIA family.’

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Earn Cash Rewards for Monroe Quick-Strut Replacement Assembly Sales
October 19, 2015 by Auto Service World

The Monroe “Ready2Sell BENEFITS” promotion returns this fall, giving counter professionals a chance to earn a $10 MasterCard Card for each pair of qualifying Monroe Quick-Strut replacement assemblies sold from Oct. 1 through Nov. 30, 2015. “Monroe Quick-Strut replacement assemblies

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Jobber News Counterperson of the Year nominations still open
September 29, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Jobber News is giving you the chance to acknowledge the hardest-working, most helpful and efficient auto parts counterperson you know – by nominating him or her for the Jobber News Counterperson of the Year Award. The Jobber News Counterperson of the Year

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Bill Requires U.S. Agencies to Consider Remanufactured Parts
September 28, 2015 by Auto Service World

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill requiring  U.S. federal agencies to consider using remanufactured parts for vehicle fleet repairs. Bill S. 565, the Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act, requires all federal agencies to consider using remanufactured parts

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Bermuda Location Makes Buy & Sell 2015 Memorable
September 24, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Bestbuy Distributors Limited’s annual Buy & Sell attracted shareholders from across Canada, to meet and network with valued suppliers from all over North America, for a celebrated seaside conference in beautiful Bermuda, September 13 –16, 2015. The event, which combined

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C-11A vs. PC-11B What You Need To Know
September 18, 2015 by Jobber News

The upcoming PC-11 category will be split between backwards-compatible and new, lower-viscosity lubricants ­– and it’s a major step forward for the marketplace. The decision to split the upcoming PC-11 heavy-duty engine oil category is a crucial one, driven by

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Lighting and Wiper Technology High-Tech Advancement Boosts Sales Options
September 18, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Drivers make numerous critical decisions every day. More often than not, these decisions are made in split seconds, so it’s paramount that both vehicle lighting and wiper blades are in peak operating condition, providing drivers a clear view at all

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Ride Control How Proper Staff Training Can Benefit Your Bottom Line
September 18, 2015 by Andrew Brooks

Ride control is a simple idea, but there are a couple of major misconceptions that are holding back sales, limiting service levels, and even endangering lives. Most drivers, and even many technicians, view ride control as shocks and struts, but

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Embracing Change
September 18, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

My first job was delivering parts for a jobber in Toronto’s west end when I was just 16. Back then (the mid-’70s), gas was 50 cents a gallon and eight-track tapes were all the rage. I remember driving down obscure