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ASW Conversation: Asaf Weisbrot on the value of big data

November 30, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto Service World · 037 Asaf Weisbrot on the value of automotive data     In the era of big data, automotive telemetry has increasing value. Software company Otonomo has been harnessing a wide array of telemetry for B2B and

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ASW Conversation: Meet Christine Hogg, our new editor!

November 23, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto Service World · 036 Meet Christine Hogg, the new editor of CARS and Jobber News       Allan Janssen introduces Christine Hogg, the new editor of Jobber News and Cars.  Yes, after 25 years at the helm of

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100 years in the industry: Frisby Tire celebrates a major milestone

November 22, 2020 by Allan Janssen

 Don Frisby and his team at Frisby Tire in Ottawa, Ont., have reached a rare milestone in our business. The company is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Founded by George Frisby in 1920, the family-owned business has rolled

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ASW Conversations: Shad Smereka on Fountain Tire’s national DVI strategy

November 16, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  In the latest episode of Auto Service World Conversations, we’re speaking with Shad Smereka, the general manager in charge of people and store innovation for Edmonton-based Fountain Tire. The chain of over 160 auto service facilities has been an

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100 years in the tire and auto business: A conversation with Don Frisby

November 16, 2020 by Allan Janssen

 Don Frisby and his team at Frisby Tire in Ottawa, Ont., have reached a rare milestone in our business. The company is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Founded by George Frisby in 1920, the family-owned business has rolled

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Fountain Tire exec explains national DVI strategy

November 9, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  In the latest episode of Auto Service World Conversations, we’re speaking with Shad Smereka, the general manager in charge of people and store innovation for Edmonton-based Fountain Tire. The chain of over 160 auto service facilities has been an

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Podcast Conversation: Mike Owen on power tools

November 5, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto Service World · 33 Mike Owen on the evolution of power tools     It was once unthinkable that a battery-powered ratchet could deliver the torque necessary for serious automotive work. But that has changed in recent years.  Mike

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ASW Conversations: Mike Owen on the evolution of power tools

November 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto Service World · 33 Mike Owen on the evolution of power tools     It was once unthinkable that a battery-powered ratchet could deliver the torque necessary for serious automotive work. But that has changed in recent years.  Mike

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ASW Conversation: OK Tire’s Jim Caldwell on navigating the pandemic

October 31, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto Service World · 032 Jim Caldwell on how OK Tire handled the pandemic   Jim Caldwell is president and CEO of Surrey, BC-based OK Tire. During the worst days of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was his job to give

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Podcast: OK Tire’s Jim Caldwell on navigating the pandemic

October 26, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto Service World · 032 Jim Caldwell on how OK Tire handled the pandemic   Jim Caldwell is president and CEO of Surrey, BC-based OK Tire. During the worst days of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was his job to give

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Podcast: Bob Paff on an ambitious industry resource

October 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto Service World · 031 Bob Paff on the Automotive Service Business Network   In his 50-year career in the automotive repair and service industry, Bob Paff has done it all. He’s worked at dealerships, independent shops, and specialty shops.

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ASW Conversation: Bob Ward on mandatory certification for shops

October 19, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Auto Service World · 029 Bob Ward on the idea of mandatory certification of repair shops   The Automotive Industries Association of Canada is talking to the Ontario legislators about requiring collision shops to seek government certification in order to