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Mahle moves into performance gaskets
November 8, 2017 by Adam Malik

At the recent Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo in Las Vegas, Mahle Aftermarket unveiled a new line of gaskets for high-performance engines. The gaskets will go to market under the brand Mahle Performance and will initially cover select gaskets for popular

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BMW issues recalls for fire risk
November 7, 2017 by Adam Malik

BMW is recalling more than 1 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls, including 15,000 in Canada, due to the risk of fires under the hood. The company is recommending that their vehicles be parked outdoors until repairs are

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Centric names new VP
November 7, 2017 by Adam Malik

James Tucci has joined Centric Parts as its vice president of operations for the Centric, Qualis and StopTech divisions. He will be responsible for Centric’s warehouse, manufacturing, and re-manufacturing operations in addition to leading the company’s global quality and logistics

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AAPEX wraps up another year
November 6, 2017 by Adam Malik

The two biggest events of the year have officially wrapped up. The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo and the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show welcomed huge crowds to Las Vegas where industry pros got to see the latest from manufacturers from

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Walker expands catalytic converters
November 6, 2017 by Adam Malik

Tenneco announced that it has expanded its Walker line of CalCat catalytic converters. The CalCat line is California Air Resources Board (CARB) compliant. The company will see 80 released in 2018, which will be more than four times more than

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New fuel pumps from Auteria
November 3, 2017 by Adam Malik

Auteria announced the expansion of coverage for its fuel pump and sender assembly line. The new fuel line system components cover late model Ford vehicles, including Econoline vans and Expeditions from the 1990s to the early 2000s and Lincoln Navigators

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Tenneco seeing spike in part numbers
October 31, 2017 by Adam Malik

By the end of the year, Tenneco expects to have launched about 300 new part numbers for its Quick-Strut line. Through October, 255 new part numbers have been introduced, with another 42 to come by the end of the year,

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Schrader brings in new TPMS option
October 30, 2017 by Adam Malik

Schrader Performance Sensors will soon be introducing a new TPMS sensor with 90-degree stem options. This change will be applied to the EZ-sensor product line, allowing the sensors to fit in into aftermarket wheel applications with 90-degree valve holes. That

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New lights for Canadian market
October 27, 2017 by Adam Malik

Sylvania Automotive has launched a new line of LED low-beam headlights for the Canadian market. The headlights are designed to last the lifespan of the vehicle by including an active-cooled heat sink to maximize the performance of the LED system.

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Ford recall: wiring issue led to fires in Transit, F-150
October 26, 2017 by The Canadian Press

Ford has recalled more than 100,000 full-sized vans and F-150 trucks in North America, including 8,365 vans in Canada to fix a wiring problem that was potentially related to two fires. The company said it is not aware of any

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LinderTech Training may hit the road
October 25, 2017 by Allan Janssen

New sponsor, Uni-Select, gauging interest in holding LinderTech training events in other cities.

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Don Skuce, former MSC president, passes away
October 25, 2017 by Adam Malik

Don Skuce passed away on Oct. 23 at the age of 68. Skuce was the former head of Modern Sales Co-op, headquartered in Barrie, Ont, spending 25 years with the company. He served as president for 22 years and general