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TIA announces candidates for 2015 Board election
July 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released the slate of candidates for the 2015 Board of Directors election. Included in the running is Jim Pangle from Edmonton, Alberta. The TIA membership will vote in open elections to place four individuals

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Kukui’s Todd Westerlund and Mike Giblin to speak at NACE|CARS 2015
July 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Kukui Corporation CEO Todd Westerlund and President of U.S. Operations Mike Giblin will share their marketing and sales knowledge with attendees of this year’s NACE|CARS Expo and Conference. Held in Detroit from July 21-25, 2015, the International Autobody Congress &

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Scott Shea joins CRP Industries
July 7, 2015 by CARS Magazine

CRP Industries Inc. has named Scott Shea as their new chief operating officer (COO). Daniel N. Schildge, CEO of CRP Industries Inc., who noted that this was a newly created executive role in the company, made the announcement. As COO,

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AIA welcomes new president
July 2, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Jean-François Champagne will join AIA as president. The board of directors at the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada welcomes Jean-François (J.F.), who has served as executive director for the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) since 2009. Champagne brings a broad range of skills,

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Devin Hart joins The Marx Group
June 30, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Devin Hart, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket, has joined The Marx Group as the firm’s new president and co-CEO. In addition, Hart will become executive vice president of Marx Group Advisors.

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Steffanie Savine elected president of Automotive Communication Council
June 26, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Steffanie Savine, marketing director and account executive for The Marx Group (TMG), was recently elected president of the Automotive Communication Council (ACC). Savine has been active in ACC for two years and has served on the association’s board since 2014.

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Edmonton female technicians set new record
June 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Automotive Parts Distributors (APD) has announced the recent winners of the Highest Overall Achiever for the 1st Year Automotive Technician Apprentice at NAIT. This award recognizes the hard work of the automotive students enrolled in the 1st year NAIT technician program. The selection

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Bestbuy mourns William Elton
June 23, 2015 by CARS Magazine

William Elton, or Mr. Bill (as he was fondly known) of Colonial Auto Parts in St. John’s, Newfoundland passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2015. Bill and his older brother Doug worked from a very early age for their

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Thomas Kane joins R.O. Writer
June 23, 2015 by CARS Magazine

R.O. Writer, a provider of smart software solutions for automotive repair and tire shops, is pleased to welcome Tom Kane as its national sales director. With nearly 24 years of experience in the industry, Tom has a solid history of increasing

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Walter wins Business of the Year
June 16, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Walter Surface Technologies has received the award for High Technology and Innovation, as well as the grand prize, Business of the Year Award, from the West Island of Montreal Chamber of Commerce. The 30th Accolades Competition celebrates business excellence and

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Joseph Cantie joins Delphi board of directors
June 12, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Delphi Automotive announced that Joseph S. Cantie has joined its board of directors. Cantie is currently the executive vice president and chief financial officer of ZF TRW, a division of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, a global automobile supplier. He served in these roles

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Kristine Banton joins Marx Group
June 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Marx Group and Marx Group Advisors have announced the addition of Kristine “Krisey” Banton to the position of executive assistant. In that role, Banton is not only responsible for supporting Tom Marx, president and CEO of The Marx Group