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Federal-Mogul Motorparts announces third round of automotive technician scholarships
December 1, 2016 by CARS Magazine

For the third consecutive year, Federal-Mogul Motorparts will award $30,000 in scholarships to future automotive technicians who are enrolled in accredited, U.S.-based automotive technical schools, colleges or universities. The scholarships are part of the company’s “Tech First” initiative, which includes

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Dan Rowland awarded Gates Tools for Schools/ASE Instructor of the Year
November 23, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Gates Corporation and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence recognize Mr. Rowland with 2016 Award. The Automotive Aftermarket division of Gates Corporation announced in collaboration with the National Institute for Automotive Service (ASE) that Dan Rowland of Hesperia, California

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Continental plant in St. Marys, Ohio honored
November 18, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Continental’s St. Marys, Ohio, plant, its premier North American manufacturing facility for engineered products, recently received the Ambassador of Energy Efficiency award from Efficiency Smart, a Columbus-based company that assists companies with implementing energy-efficient products and services. “We are proud to

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Canadian among TIA’s hall of famers
November 17, 2016 by CARS Magazine

The late Charles “Husky” Sherkin was inducted into the Tire Industry Association’s Hall of Fame during Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week in Las Vegas earlier this month. Sherkin, who was hailed as a Canadian pioneer in the tire business, was honored

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Jaguar reveals its first electric vehicle through virtual reality experience
November 16, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Jaguar has released its first ever electric vehicle, and for the first time in history, the company has launched the vehicle through a completely immersive, virtual reality experience. “The I-PACE Concept represents the next generation of electric vehicle design,” said

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Top three finalists in eight “Best New” categories announced for 2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards
November 15, 2016 by CARS Magazine

The top three finalists in eight “Best New” categories have been announced for the 2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards (CCOTY). The annual awards are determined by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), with results tabulated by KPMG.

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AutoInc. announces website contest winners for 2016
November 8, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Automotive Service Association (ASA) and AutoInc. magazine have announced the results of the annual “Top 10 Websites Contest”. Since its inception, AutoInc.’s Top 10 contest has worked as a guide to help member-shop owners create a site that proactively promotes

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Gates Corporation receives three communications awards at AAPEX 2016
November 3, 2016 by CARS Magazine

The Automotive Aftermarket division of Gates Corporation received three Automotive Communications Awards at the Car Care Council Women’s Board Press Conference and Reception on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. The Car Care Council Women’s Board recognized Gates Corporation in the following

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AAPEX buyers select winners in 2016 New Product Showcase
November 1, 2016 by CARS Magazine

AAPEX has announced the winners of the 2016 New Product Showcase. Pre-registered AAPEX buyers determined the winning entries in nine categories by voting electronically for their favorite products. Voting took place from Monday, Oct. 17 through Friday, Oct. 21. All entries are

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Uni-Select Announces the Winners of Supplier Awards in Canada 
October 20, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Uni-Select Inc. has announced  its Canadian Supplier Award winners. “At Uni-Select, we deeply value the quality of the relationship we have with our suppliers. They are a fundamental component of our Corporation’s success and this is why it is important

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Regina tech named Canadian Technician of the Year
October 3, 2016 by Allan Janssen

Jason Mancinelli topped the list of 44 nominations for the distinction of Canada’s top tech, according to a panel of industry judges.

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Michael Thomason named 2016 Mitchell 1 Educator of the Year
September 14, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Michael Thomason was named the 2016 Mitchell 1 Educator of the Year during the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) conference. Each year, Mitchell 1 recognizes one of the nation’s top teachers for excellence in automotive repair instruction. Thomason