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Fiat Chrysler forced to offer buy back program on over 500,000 vehicles
July 28, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Fiat Chrysler, as part of safety regulation settlement, will be forced to offer a buy back program for over 500,000 of its vehicles, a large bulk of which are its Ram pickup trucks. The car company may also be facing

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Connecticut passes Magnuson-Moss Legislation
July 10, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Connecticut legislature passed bill S. 99, stating that a new car dealer must provide the purchaser a printed explanation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. The law specifically refers to the anti-tying provision of the Act, informing the purchaser that, “The

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Qualifying technicians can add designation ‘RSE’
July 9, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Similar to MD or PHD acronyms at the end of a name, technicians with Red Seal endorsement training will now be able to add RSE.

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Who owns the software in your vehicle?
June 23, 2015 by CARS Magazine

GM, along with other automotive companies, argued that although you may own your car, the manufacturer should retain the rights to the computer system inside it. In an eight-minute audio clip, CBC reported that automotive companies in the U.S. believe that

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Transport Canada issues AIA an Equivalency Certificate #6690
June 10, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Transport Canada has issued the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada an Equivalency Certificate #6690 (Ren. 7). This will replace the former rendition of the certificate and is effective immediately. The new rendition of the certificate has been posted on

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Transport Minister introduces new recall legislation
June 9, 2015 by CARS Magazine

New car recall legislation will soon be coming to Canada. Lisa Raitt, Canada’s Transport Minister, plans to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act, giving the Minister of Transport more power to recall vehicles and levy monetary penalties. Unlike the U.S., Canada currently relies

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North America’s first distance-based road usage charge program approved in Oregon
March 25, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Debuting on Oregon’s roadways in July 2015, North America’s first implementation of a mileage-based charging solution has been approved by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). In a partnership with Sanef ITS and Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS), participants throughout the

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Timken Bearings Featured on Custom High-End Truck at SEMA
November 5, 2013 by Auto Service World

Car enthusiast chose Timken bearings for quality and fitment

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Promoting Value of Automotive Maintenance Key to Agreement
August 1, 2013 by Auto Service World

Newspapers Canada has entered into a media partnership with the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada to educate Canada’s driving public about the need for regular vehicle maintenance to improve car safety. AIA’s Be Car Care Aware website provides a

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Jobber of the Year Nominations Deadline Extended
April 17, 2013 by Auto Service World

The deadline for nominations for the Jobber News Jobber of the Year Award has been extended to April 30. Nominees can be submitted online at /awards/jobber/. Nominations can also be submitted by fax to Jobber News at 416-510-5140 or by

In one of the most widespread recalls, four Japanese carmakers are recalling more than three million vehicles worldwide over concerns that side airbags from a single supplier may send pieces of the plastic inflator flying when deployed.
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Global Recall: Side Airbags Could Send Shards of Plastic
April 11, 2013 by Auto Service World

In one of the most widespread recalls, four Japanese carmakers are recalling more than three million vehicles worldwide over concerns that side airbags from a single supplier may send pieces of the plastic inflator flying when deployed. Honda, Toyota, Nissan

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Finding Common Ground
April 1, 2013 by Andrew Ross

Robert Hattem, Incoming Chair, Automotive Industries Association of Canada