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AMVIC employee honoured in Auto Remarketing Canada Under 40 Awards
April 11, 2016 by CARS Magazine

AMVIC’s in-house legal counsel, Elizabeth Maishlish, has received the distinction of being included in Auto Remarketing Canada’s 2016 Class of Remarketing’s Under 40. “I’m very passionate about consumer protection and honoured to receive recognition for my work in support of

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EDITORIAL: Our next generation of techs
April 7, 2016 by Allan Janssen

To avoid a human resources nightmare, we should be signing up new apprentices like never before.

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Winnipeg tech wins Mazda’s annual diagnostic competition
March 28, 2016 by Allan Janssen

Technician from Crown Mazda in Winnipeg was the top performer at the 2016 Mazda Master Technician Competition.

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General Motors honors Brake Parts Inc as a 2015 Supplier of the Year
March 22, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Brake Parts Inc (BPI) was named a GM Supplier of the Year and received the company’s Overdrive Award during General Motors’ 24th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony. The event was held March 10, 2016 at the Cobo Center

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2015 Street Rod of the Year goes to Canadian rebuild
March 17, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Three men are responsible for the rebuilding of Jeff Norwell’s 1932 Ford Five Window Coupe. The vehicle, crowned Street Rodder Magazine’s 2015 Street Rod of the Year, was a part of a bumper-to-bumper rebuild by Karl Spafford, Neil Candy and

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Spectra Premium receives NAPA Cataloging Award
March 10, 2016 by CARS Magazine

During the recent NAPA Summit at Loews Hotel in Atlanta GA, Spectra Premium received the 2015 NAPA Cataloging Award. Citing Spectra Premium’s commitment to cataloging and electronic data management, Byron Frantz and Scott LeProhon presented Matt Verger the Cataloging Award

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Driven Brands wins 2016 Franchise Times Dealmakers Award
March 2, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Driven Brands, Inc. has been named a winner in Franchise Times fourth annual Dealmakers Awards. The award recognizes the boldest players driving mergers and acquisitions in franchising. Driven Brands, one of 12 winners, was recognized after an active 2015 that

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Hankook Tire receives iF Design Award 2016
February 23, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Hankook Tire’s Ultra-High Performance (UHP) tire for winter season – i*cept evo2 – and its concept tires of Boostrac and Alpike have been honoured with the iF Design Award 2016 in the categories of Product, Professional Concept discipline, respectively. The

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Monroe Shocks and Struts celebrates 100th anniversary
February 16, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Monroe Shocks and Struts is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. Founded in 1916 in Monroe, Mich., by mechanic and entrepreneur August F. Meyer, the business that eventually became Monroe Auto Equipment Company initially manufactured tire pumps for the owners

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New Jersey technician wins Delphi Dream Shop
January 26, 2016 by Allan Janssen

John Kessler, a technician from Maple Shade, New Jersey, will receive $10,000 to upgrade an existing workspace or build the ultimate Dream Shop, the top prize in Delphi’s Dream Shop promotion. Delphi Product & Service Solutions (DPSS) announced the winner

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Meineke ranked #1 automotive repair and maintenance provider by Entrepreneur Magazine
January 25, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Meineke Car Care Centers has been named the #1 auto repair and maintenance provider in Entrepreneur Magazine’s 37th Annual Franchise 500 Rankings. “Meineke has consistently ranked among the top automotive maintenance and repair providers in recent years. We’re very proud

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Identifix and ASE honor Aftermarket Drivability Technician of the Year
January 22, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Identifix, Inc. has recognized Dennis Turner, an ASE Certified automobile technician and shop manager of Franklin’s Service in Arcata, California, with the organization’s Identifix/ASE Aftermarket Drivability Technician of the Year award. The ASE annual awards celebrate the top scorers on