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Automotive Service Association vice-president of training and education, Bill Haas ,says that technology will affect the mechanical and the collision repair industries in ways that cant be predicted.
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Impact of Technology Unpredictable
October 20, 2010 by Auto Service World

Automotive Service Association vice-president of training and education, Bill Haas ,says that technology will affect the mechanical and the collision repair industries in ways that can’t be predicted.Speaking at the AIA Ontario Grand Forum, Haas said that technologies such as

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Ontario Associations Partner on Series of Workshops
October 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

The automotive aftermarket trade associations in Ontario have announced new industry workshops that can assist motive power shop owners and managers. Starting on Tuesday October 26, members of the Hamilton District Autobody Repair Association, the Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario

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Largest Collective OEM Presence in NACE | CARS History Announced
September 27, 2010 by Auto Service World

Four new OEMs have joined the five previously committed OEMs for a total of nine vehicle manufacturers. Nissan North America, Hyundai Motor America, Mazda North America Operations & Mercedes-Benz USA have joined previously committed OEMs Ford, GM, American Honda, Toyota

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ASRW Announces Plans for 2011 Event
September 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

Automotive Service and Repair Week (ASRW) has announced that it will be keeping its mid-October dates, and Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas location for 2011.ASRW announced that its 2011 event will be held from Monday, Oct. 17 to Wednesday, Oct. 19,

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Supplier Group “Reaching Out” to American Honda Regarding Position on Aftermarket Parts
September 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

In stark contrast to the recent move by the AAIA to file a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) vowed to reach out to Honda to resolve the issue of its position on

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AAIA Defends Aftermarket Parts in Complaint to U.S. Trade Body
September 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

A formal complaint has been made to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) by the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA), responding strongly to recent position statements made by Honda regarding aftermarket parts. AAIA claims that Honda’s statements – failure to

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Tony Canade Appointed to AIA Board of Directors
August 23, 2010 by Auto Service World

Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) Chairman of the Board, Brad Morris has announced the appointment of Tony Canade from Assured Automotive to the association’s board of directors.Tony Canade will be filling the position left vacant earlier this year with

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PPG Automotive Refinish Announces Appointments, Organizational Restructuring
July 5, 2010 by Auto Service World

PPG Industries’ automotive refinish business has announced a restructuring of its North American sales and marketing organization, with a number of key leadership changes. “PPG refinish is committed to maintaining a strong, dynamic management team,” said Greg Benckart, PPG general

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Online Wholesale Vehicle Auction Site Enhanced, Canadian Site Launched
June 24, 2010 by Auto Service World

Openlane, Inc., an online auction company for automotive dealers to buy and sell wholesale vehicles, has announced significant enhancements to its U.S. open auction site, www.openlane.com, and the launch of a new auction site for Canadian customers, www.openlane.ca. Openlane’s online auctions

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LGM Appointed Exclusive Distributor and Sales Support Provider for Kia Warranty an Protection Products
June 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

LGM, a supplier of extended warranty, group credit insurance, wear protection and automotive theft deterrent products has announced its partnership with Omni Warranty Corp (OWC) and Kia Canada Inc. in the launch of the new Kia Protect suite of products.

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PPG’s MVP Business Solutions Conference Maps Out A Brighter Future
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

One of the most critical issues facing today’s boomer-dominated collision repair facility owner is dealing with a new generation of worker with very different values, and very different expectations from what the owner had at a similar age. Learning to

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Obituary (June 01, 2010)
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

Rick Berg, Dedicated Industry Supporter, Passes at 47 Rick Berg, dedicated supporter of the collision repair industry, has passed away suddenly at age 47. Berg, of 3M Canada’s Automotive Division, was also chair of the PBE Council of the Automotive