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The Jet Group acquires Sellstrom Manufacturing Co.
November 18, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Jet Group has acquired Sellstrom Manufacturing Co., a U.S. brand of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) safety products based in Schaumburg, Illinois. The acquisition of Sellstrom significantly broadens the Jet Group’s Canadian safety portfolio by adding several categories of professional

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Mitchell 1 Increases Expert-Based Content In SureTrack
November 17, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Over the course of the past year, Mitchell 1 has continued to add expert-based content to its SureTrack diagnostic information resource in ProDemand, which now offers over 24 million articles to assist technicians of all skill levels with their

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New ‘Unsung’ Documentaries Pay Tribute To Hard Work Across North America
November 16, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Shell Rotella has unveiled its latest work on Unsung, a series of highly stylized, dynamic short-form documentaries capturing the often-overlooked stories of hardworking individuals from Alaska to Canada and New York City. These three new additions to the Unsung

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KYB Launches Crash Avoidance Systems Training
November 16, 2015 by Auto Service World

KYB Americas Corp. has launched a new Crash Avoidance Systems Awareness and Training Campaign aimed at helping service providers communicate the importance of ride control maintenance to help keep a vehicle’s computerized crash avoidance system working within its designed capabilities.

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Hunter WinAlign Consoles Now Controlled From Any Mobile Device
November 16, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Hunter’s WinAlign consoles can now be viewed and operated remotely from any mobile device, making the aligner console more convenient and flexible than ever. Using the Splashtop remote desktop application, Hunter aligner consoles can be accessed and operated on mobile

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Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) Elects Stet Schanze As Chairman
November 16, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Members of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) elected their 2016 board of directors at the organization’s annual meeting in Las Vegas. Stet Schanze of Gray Manufacturing Company (St. Joseph, Missouri), was elected chairman. He will take over the position

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#PartsMatter campaign attracts hundreds of early supporters
November 16, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Nearly 1,200 consumers and technicians have helped communicate the #PartsMatter message by sharing, via social media and the website, photos and videos depicting unfortunate – and in some cases potentially dangerous – part failures. Sponsored by Federal-Mogul Motorparts, owner

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Mahle Announces ArcticPRO A/C Machine Lineup Additions
November 13, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

Mahle Service Solutions announced at AAPEX 2015 additions to its line of ArcticPRO air conditioning (A/C) service units. The ArcticPRO ACX1185 is a unit that offers integration of the TechPRO diagnostic tool to service vehicles that use R134a refrigerant and

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Mitchell 1 Manager Marks 20th Anniversary with Major Enhancements to Streamline Workflow
November 13, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of its shop management software, Mitchell 1 has made major enhancements in the latest edition of the software, Manager SE version 7.0, that will help auto repair shop owners work more efficiently.   The enhancements

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German Lubricant Specialist To Expand Business In North America
November 12, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  The German motor oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly is planning a five-fold increase in turnover in the USA and Canada in the next few years. With this in mind, the company is investing in new personnel. The number of

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Tenneco To Add 100 Monroe Quick-Strut Part Numbers In 2016
November 12, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Tenneco’s industry-leading line of Monroe Quick-Strut complete replacement strut assemblies is projected to grow by 100 part numbers in 2016. With these new parts, the Monroe line of replacement strut assemblies will cover more than 132 million North American passenger

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Denny Hamlin Crew Chief Wins Weekly Moog ‘Problem Solver’ Award at Martinsville Speedway
November 11, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Two penalties for speeding on pit road likely cost Denny Hamlin a chance to win, but his crew chief, Dave Rogers, earned the Moog Steering and Suspension brand’s “Problem Solver of the Race” award after Hamlin and the No.