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Truck-Lite offering new lamp
January 19, 2017 by Adam Malik

Heavy-duty lighting and visibility systems company Truck-Lite Co. has added the 44 Series Stop/Turn/Tail & Back-up Combination Lamp to its roster. In a release, the company it said the U.S.-made lamp performs the job of two in just one unit

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Enhanced line from Bendix
January 18, 2017 by Adam Malik

MAT Holdings has launched an enhanced line of Stop By Bendix product line, part of the Bendix brand. The company said in a news release that the enhanced product line “doubles the coverage” of the previous line for all car

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Thousands of jobs at risk if NAFTA killed
January 17, 2017 by Adam Malik

Donald Trump officially begins a new job on Jan. 20. However, tens of thousands of auto industry workers could soon be out of work across North America. The warning from the Michigan-based Center for Automotive Research comes as reports indicate

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Push continues for industry innovation
January 13, 2017 by Adam Malik

Making Canada’s automotive industry more attractive continues to be a work in progress. The Canadian Automotive Partnership Council met this week in Detroit during the North American Auto Show to discuss boosting growth, innovation and competitiveness in the field. Don

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New filters feed high-performance cars
January 12, 2017 by Adam Malik

High-performance streetcars can now use a new line of oil filters from Fram under the hood. The company recently announced its new racing oil filters product line designed for extreme operating conditions. To help alleviate pressure on the engine, Fram

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Warehouse Services Inc is Expanding again!
January 10, 2017 by Steve Pawlett

WSI was  seven stores strong in Alberta and as of January 3, WSI  now has a store in  Camrose Alberta. Larry Ller has owned and operated The Parts Counter in Camrose since 2003. WSI has purchased this store from Larry

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FinishMaster Opens First Location In Portland, Oregon
January 6, 2017 by Steve Pawlett

FinishMaster, Inc., a subsidiary of Uni-Select Inc. announced today it has opened its first location, a greenfield branch, in Portland, Oregon. The Portland opening is the most recent development in FinishMaster’s plan for strategic expansion in the Northwest. It follows

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 FinishMaster Canada Acquires Vancouver Autocolor
December 20, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Uni-Select Inc. has announced the acquisition of substantially all the assets of Vancouver Autocolor Ltd. by FinishMaster Canada Inc, a subsidiary of Uni-Select. Founded in 1999, Vancouver Autocolor is an independent distributor of automotive paint finishes from PPG

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Monaco Group Automotive Buys Motorcade Industries
December 9, 2016 by Auto Service World

Jerold Winter has announced the sale of Motorcade Industries Ltd. to Monaco Group Automotive /World Automotive Warehouse. “I want to thank my staff and customers for their many years of loyal support and dedication while reassuring everyone that I will

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Walkathon Raises Over Half-A-Million Dollars
December 6, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Alex Trichas, Nick, Chris, and André Dimopoulos run a successful auto parts business, with a well-earned reputation for excellence. Thanks to the Dorval, Sources and St-Henri Walkathon, an annual event that raises funds for Hope & Cope’s cancer exercise program,

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Vast Auto Opens New Distribution Centre in Halifax
December 6, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Vast-Auto Distribution has announced the opening of its eighth distribution center in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The official opening date is scheduled for early January 2017. Vast-Auto’s decision to establish this new facility in Halifax, the provincial capital of Nova Scotia

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AIA hosts reception at Ontario’s legislature
December 5, 2016 by Allan Janssen

Topics of discussion included the skilled labor shortage, the importation of asbestos-laden automotive parts, and the importance of vehicle safety on public roads.