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Identifix And ASE Honor Aftermarket Drivability Technician Of The Year
January 13, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Identifix, Inc. and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), recognized Dennis Turner, an ASE Certified automobile technician and shop manager of Franklin’s Service in Arcata, California, with the organization’s esteemed Identifix/ASE Aftermarket Drivability Technician of the Year

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Former Uni-Select chief to be feted at Recognition Dinner
January 6, 2016 by Allan Janssen

AIA to recognize the contributions of Richard Roy, who served as president and CEO of Uni-Select until 2015.

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Spectra Premium Receives Alliance Customer Service Support Award
December 31, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Spectra Premium was presented the Outstanding Customer Service award for its excellent customer support within the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. This award validates Spectra Premium’s continued commitment to premium customer support. “We are honored to receive this prestigious award

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Clarcor Engine Mobile Group Leadership Transition
December 30, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Sam Ferrise has retired from Clarcor Engine Mobile Group. Ferrise served as president of Clarcor Engine Mobile Group (EMG) since 2014 and as president of Baldwin Filters for 13 years prior to that. Sam will be remembered for expanding

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What I’ve Learned: Owner, tech, teacher
December 29, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Ralph Mackay wears three hats at Ralph Mackay’s Auto Repair in Riverview, N.B.

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Changes To 2016 AASA Board Of Governors Announced
December 4, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

David Barbeau, managing director of the global aftermarket, TI Automotive, and Odd Joergenrud, regional president, automotive aftermarket North America, Robert Bosch, will serve as the 2016 chairman and vice chairman respectively of the Board of Governors of the Automotive Aftermarket

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Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell Receives 2015 NASCAR Buddy Shuman Award
December 4, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Clay Campbell, president of historic Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and grandson of the track’s founder, H. Clay Earles, received the prestigious NASCAR Buddy Shuman Award during the annual NMPA Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon in Las Vegas. Established in memory of Louis

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ASA elects first Canadian director
December 2, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Toronto shop owner John Cochrane has bold vision for cross-border training strategy.

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OBITUARY: Paul Durkin
November 30, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Aftermarket veteran Paul Anthony Durkin passed away on Friday, November 27, 2015 at Southlake Regional Hospital with his loving wife Roberta by his side. Most recently working with the Sea Foam Company, Paul had a long history in Canada’s aftermarket.

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University of the Aftermarket Foundation Appoints Larry Sills To Board Of Trustees
November 25, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  The “Jack Creamer Leader of the Year” award recipient, Larry Sills, has been appointed to serve a one-year term on the University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees, filling the lifetime trustee seat established in Creamer’s name. Last

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Innova Names Jon Holder Vice President Of Sales And Marketing
November 24, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Innova Electronics Corporation has named Jon Holder vice president of sales and marketing for the Innova tool business. Prior to accepting his position with Innova, Holder was the chief sales officer for K&N Engineering, a performance automotive filter manufacturer. In

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Open Road Auto Group ranks as one of Canada’s best employers
November 17, 2015 by CARS Magazine

A B.C.-based dealership group, with 16 dealerships representing 14 different brands, has once again been cited as one of the best places in Canada to work. Open Roads Auto Group, with dealerships in Langley, Vancouver, Richmond and Port Langley, has