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Elgin named top supplier by Jasper Engines & Transmissions
June 12, 2015 by CARS Magazine

For the 14th consecutive year, Elgin Industries has been recognized as one of the premier suppliers to Jasper Engines & Transmissions, North America’s largest remanufacturer of gasoline and diesel powertrain and drivetrain components. Elgin manufactures a wide range of valvetrain

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Canadian Tire’s largest store opens in Edmonton
June 4, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The country’s largest Canadian Tire features a repair shop with 19 drive-in auto bays. The 140,000-square-foot store opened in Edmonton this past weekend. It is nearly three times the size of the average Canadian Tire. Some of the new tech features, including

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Uni-Select completes sale of U.S. division
June 2, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Boucherville, Que.-based Uni-Select Inc. has now completed the sale of the assets of Uni-Select USA, Inc. and Beck/Arnley Worldparts, Inc. to affiliates of Icahn Enterprises L.P. The deal was originally announced on Feb. 9, 2015 at a purchase price of

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Jumping in with both feet
June 2, 2015 by Allan Janssen

J.P.’s Garage in Moncton, wins the Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre’s Best of the BEST Award for 2014.

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Dayco Wins NCMA President’s Award
May 25, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Dayco has won a President’s Award for Catalog Excellence at the 2015 Knowledge Exchange Conference. The conference, held by the National Catalog Managers Association’s (NCMA), took place in Orlando, Florida between April 19 – 22. Dayco received silver in the mobile app

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iATN turns 20
May 21, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The most commonly used technician resource is turning 20 years old. iATN — the International Automotive Technician Network — was started 20 years ago by a group of visionary I.T. enthusiasts who helped bring the automotive repair industry into the computer world. Twenty

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50 years a tech
May 19, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Rae McLennan of Allenford Automotive is calling it a career after 50 years.

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Cardone wins catalog award
May 18, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Cardone Industries was recently honored with a “Best in Class” President’s Award for Electronic Data Excellence by Advance Auto Parts at the 2015 NCMA Conference in Orlando, Fla. Criteria for judging included data accuracy, prompt monthly delivery, image coverage and

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Dayco celebrates 110 years
May 18, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Dayco is celebrating the 110th anniversary of its founding in Dayton, Ohio. The company began operations on May 17, 1905 as Dayton Rubber Manufacturing Company, manufacturing garden hose and canning jar rubber sealing rings. Since then, Dayco has grown into

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NAPA acquires Young Automotive Professionals
May 15, 2015 by Allan Janssen

NAPA Canada has purchased Young Automotive Professionals in Port Colborne, Ont. The business, founded by the Young brothers in 1966, has been owned for the last 30 years or so by partners Claudio Sceppacerqua and John Grandilli. According to NAPA Ontario’s

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ATP Automotive celebrates 60 years
May 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

ATP’s new logo is featured prominently on the company’s recently redesigned website.

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Raybestos Camaro finally reaches winner 
May 14, 2015 by Allan Janssen

After appearing in Las Vegas and touring North America, the Raybestos 1971 Chevrolet Camaro RS “G-Machine” has reached its final destination: the driveway of Brian Williams of Lynchburg, Va.