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Auto Value announces sweepstakes winners
September 28, 2017 by Adam Malik

The annual Perfect Stop Perfect Summer Powersports Giveaway sweepstakes saw Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper give away more prizes than the group has ever before. In all, six grand prize winners were presented with the powersports vehicle of their

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Bestbuy hosts members and vendors in Bermuda
September 27, 2017 by Adam Malik

The weather was warm, but the sky was tricky as Bestbuy Distributors held its annual Buy & Sell event in Bermuda in September. Shareholders from across Canada and vendors from around North America celebrated the event with a day of

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New brake cleaner from 3M
September 27, 2017 by Adam Malik

As many technicians know, dirt, dust, oil and other residue can contaminate brakes. That can lead to friction build up. 3M has introduced its new line of High Power Brake Cleaner to remove those contaminants and keep brakes performing at

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Bestbuy awards its first scholarship
September 26, 2017 by Adam Malik

A new scholarship from Bestbuy Distributors is aimed at helping students who want to peruse a career in the Canadian automotive industry. Liam O’Connor is the first recipient of the $2,500 Bestbuy Scholarship. He hopes to have a career in

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New filter reduces brake dust particles
September 25, 2017 by Adam Malik

A new brake dust particulate filter has been designed by Mann+Hummel to reduce particles created when braking. The filter can be adapted to existing installation space in the area of the brake disc. The brake dust particulate filter can be

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Alliance makes ‘gumbo’ in New Orleans
September 21, 2017 by Adam Malik

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance held their annual Sales and Marketing Forum in New Orleans recently with 80 Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper members taking part. “You cannot make good gumbo without the right ingredients,” stated JC Washbish, Director

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APC Automotive acquires Durafit
September 19, 2017 by Adam Malik

APC Automotive announced that is has acquired the entire Durafit brand and will move it under its AP Emissions Technologies division. Durafit is brand of an OEM replacement diesel particulate filters and diesel oxidation catalysts. The acquisition includes not just

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Uni-Select acquires Dash Distributors
September 19, 2017 by Adam Malik

One of the largest independent automotive parts distributors in Alberta has been acquired by Uni-Select. The Quebec-based company announced that it has acquired Dash Distributors, a 25-year-old business with four locations and 49 sales and service professionals around the Edmonton

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New ACDelco filter line
September 18, 2017 by Adam Malik

ACDelco has brought in a new line of filters that support all makes for maintenance repairs. The ACDelco Advantage filters work for popular General Motors and non-GM applications. It is designed to support the specifications of various OE makes and

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Uni-Select U.K. subsidiary acquires distributor
September 15, 2017 by Adam Malik

The Parts Alliance, which recently became a subsidiary of Uni-Select, has acquired Blackburn Brakes Holding Limited, which is the owner of BBC Superfactors. The company is a vehicle parts distributor in Lancashire, a county in the U.K.’s northwest, just outside

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Your future isn’t in the past: New episode of Greenwood’s Garage
September 13, 2017 by Adam Malik

You cannot create the future by clinging to the past. Yes, you can learn from your experiences, but we must also learn to move forward. That’s what business development is — making the business the best that it can be

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Tax changes could impact auto businesses
September 10, 2017 by Allan Janssen

Government efforts to ‘close loopholes’ for private corporations could impact small business too.