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EDITORIAL: Women have a place in the aftermarket
July 25, 2016 by Allan Janssen

New report shows how much work still needs to be done to make women comfortable in the aftermarket.

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Denso receives award from IEEE
July 19, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Denso has been awarded a medal from the Institute Of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Denso received the IEEE Medal for Environmental and Safety Technologies for being the first company in the world to commercialize an electronically controlled injection system (diesel

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Sonny Riddle Joins ABS Friction As U.S. Business Development Manager
July 13, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Sonny Riddle has joined ABS Friction Inc. as their U.S. Business Development Manager. “Sonny is an accomplished aftermarket executive with a reputation for brand building and adding value by maximizing performance and productivity,” said Rick Jamieson, president, CEO and

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Ken-Tool names Stephen Vyn to director of sales & marketing position
July 11, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Ken-Tool has promoted Stephen (Steve) Vyn to director of sales and marketing. Vyn, a member of the Ken-Tool sales and marketing team for three years, has held the positions of product line specialist and most recently, interim sales manager. “Steve has

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New scholarship award names first winners
June 15, 2016 by Allan Janssen

Lethbridge apprentices named as recipients of first-ever Brian Kaltenbruner Memorial Tool Award, designed to help the next generation of technicians.

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Edmonton shop named AAEC’s “Best of the B.E.S.T.”
May 30, 2016 by Allan Janssen

The bar has been raised in the Edmonton market, says Bob Greenwood, president and CEO of the Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre.

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Champion Szoke wins Mopar CSBK opener at Shannonville
May 30, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Defending Mopar Canadian Superbike champion Jordan Szoke picked up where he had left off at the end of the 2015 season, winning the opening round of the 2016 campaign at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Sunday. The 37-year-old resident

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Mevotech District Manager Brad Thomas Wins Uni-Select 2015 Top Rep Award
May 26, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Mevotech Ontario District Manager, Brad Thomas, was recently recognized as Uni-Select Network’s 2015 top Sales Supplier Rep for the Ontario region.  The award was presented at the Annual Uni-Select Ontario Supplier Awards ceremony, on April 21 at Pearson

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AAEC Announces Best Of The Best Award Winner For 2015
May 25, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

      Bob Greenwood, president and CEO of Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre Ltd., is very pleased to announce that Tirecraft Auto & Exhaust of 116th Ave Edmonton Alberta has won the prestigious BEST of the BEST Award for 2015.

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2016 Most Influential Women Celebrated
May 17, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Conference attendees and other distinguished guests celebrated this year’s recipient of the Most Influential Women (MIW) award on May 3/16 during the 10th Annual Educational Conference held at Tampa Hilton downtown, Tampa, Florida. The event

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NextGear Capital Appoints New National Vice President, Canada Operations
May 10, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  NextGear Capital, a Cox Automotive brand, has announced the appointment of Joe Carusella to national vice president, Canada Operations. Carusella brings over twenty-one years of experience in the automotive industry. “We are excited to have Joe join the Canadian

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AASA Recalls Contributions of the Late Elliott Lehman, Long-time Industry Leader and Visionary
May 10, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    The Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Association (AASA) marked the passing of Elliot Lehman, long-time co-chairman of Fel-Pro and industry visionary, by recalling his many outstanding contributions to his company and the industry. Lehman led Fel-Pro with Lewis Weinberg, fellow