Auto Service World

Topic
Legislation Regulations

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News AnnouncementsLegislation RegulationsOE newsVehicle Technology

GM proposes zero emissions mandate
October 31, 2018 by Adam Malik

General Motors says it will ask the U.S. federal government for one national gas mileage standard, including a requirement that a percentage of auto companies’ sales be zero-emissions vehicles. Mark Reuss, GM’s executive vice-president of product development, said the company

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Auto Repair & ServiceLegislation Regulations

COMMENTARY: I’m sorry to see Drive Clean go… OCOT? Not so much
October 29, 2018 by Allan Janssen

A new government kills a couple of controversial programs, leaving shop owners wondering what it will mean to their businesses.

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Auto Repair & ServiceBusiness ManagementJobbers & WDsLegislation RegulationsSupplier News & Announcements

Ontario scrapping minimum wage hike, other reforms
October 24, 2018 by Shawn Jeffords, The Canadian Press

Ontario will cap minimum wage at $14 an hour until fall 2020 as part of a rollback of labour reforms introduced by the previous Liberal regime, the Progressive Conservative government announced Tuesday, drawing praise from businesses and criticism from unions

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News AnnouncementsLegislation RegulationsTraining & Apprenticeship

Ontario to ‘wind down’ much maligned College of Trades
October 23, 2018 by Allan Janssen

Fate of the college will be sealed with the passing of the Conservative Party’s “Making Ontario Open for Business Act.”

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News AnnouncementsInternational NewsLegislation Regulations

The winners and losers in the new NAFTA
October 3, 2018 by By Atif Kubursi, McMaster University, via The Canadian Press

NAFTA is out but the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) is in. But how different is USMCA from NAFTA? Who loses and who wins? Canadian negotiators and government officials are singing the praises of the new deal, still subject to approval by

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News AnnouncementsInternational NewsLegislation Regulations

Trade deal reached between Canada, U.S and Mexico
October 1, 2018 by By James McCarten, The Canadian Press

A new era in North American free trade dawned in the dead of night Sunday as a 14-month NAFTA modernization effort between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico finally came to fruition with just hours to spare before an end-of-weekend deadline.

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Auto Repair & ServiceLegislation Regulations

Ontario to scrap Drive Clean
September 28, 2018 by Adam Malik

Program to end April 1, 2019; government to target heavy-duty vehicles instead

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News AnnouncementsAssociation NewsLegislation RegulationsTire & Wheel

Ontario tire dealers get scoop on new recycling program
September 27, 2018 by Allan Janssen

Ontario dealers face new regulations with a registration deadline set for the end of next month.

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News International NewsLegislation RegulationsVehicle Technology

California urges Trump to drop plan for weaker fuel standard
September 26, 2018 by Sudhin Thanawala, The Associated Press

California officials demanded that the Trump administration back off a plan to weaken national fuel economy standards aimed at reducing car emissions and saving people money at the pump, saying the proposed rollback would damage people’s health and exacerbate climate

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News AnnouncementsAssociation NewsLegislation Regulations

Lifts Must Pass Tougher Testing to Earn ALI Gold Label
September 24, 2018 by Allan Janssen

Lift manufacturers that want their product to be gold label certified now need to pass the ANSI/ALI ALCTV 2017 safety standard.

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News Association NewsLegislation RegulationsTire & Wheel

Tire dealers seek clarity on TPMS
September 20, 2018 by Allan Janssen

Tire Dealers Association of Canada wants to know if sensors are required year-round on cars that have TPMS systems.

Auto Service World  Cars Magazine  Jobber News   News AnnouncementsLegislation RegulationsVehicle Technology

Garneau gives stamp of approval to report on new vehicle technology
September 19, 2018 by Allan Janssen

Transport Minister says the feds have a key role to play in regulating automated and connected vehicles.