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Urethane Supply Company Announces Name Change
March 2, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Urethane Supply Company announced on Tuesday that it has changed its name to Polyvance. “Back in 1981, most of the bumper covers were actually made from urethane plastic,” said Kurt Lammon, company president. “The founder of our company, Jim

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Miller Digital Elite Pink Camo Graphic Now Available
March 2, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Released by Miller Electric Mfg. Co., the new Digital Elite Pink Camo graphic has Realtree AP Pink Camo with a matte finish and is ideal for women outdoor enthusiasts. The helmet model features a 9.22 square inch viewing area and four operating modes of digital

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JET Group Changes Name To SureWerx, Repositions For The Future
March 2, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  JET Group (Jet Equipment & Tools Ltd., American Forge & Foundry Inc. and Sellstrom Manufacturing Co.) has rebranded the corporate identity to “SureWerx”. “The SureWerx name not only represents a change in our brand but also embodies a new

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Uni-Select completes the purchase of Jean Talon Auto Parts (1993) Ltd. and Centre de Pièces Gagnon
March 2, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Uni-Select Inc., has announced it has completed the acquisition, through one of its Canadian subsidiaries, of substantially all of the assets of Jean Talon Auto Parts (1993) Ltd. (“Jean Talon Auto”) and Centre de Pièces Gagnon (“Pièces Gagnon”). This

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Ontarians Drivers About to See a New Type of Vehicle on the Road This Spring
March 1, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Ontarians can now register three-wheeled vehicles certified by Transport Canada and join a select group of drivers looking for an exceptional driving experience. Even though Campagna Motors vehicles have been meeting Canada’s safety requirements since 2006, it took several years

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Dayco Releases High-Efficiency Aftermarket Water Pumps in the UK
February 29, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Dayco has announced it will launch its first stand-alone mechanical water pump program in the UK in March. The initial range provides coverage for 90% of the UK vehicle parc, which equates to approximately 27 million vehicles. Dayco is

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Prestone Products Corp. Sold
February 29, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Centerbridge Partners has agreed to purchase antifreeze and coolant company Prestone Products Corp. for $230 million from New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart. Prestone’s assets include the Prestone antifreeze brand and Holts Lloyd International Ltd., a Manchester, England, operation providing auto

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Auto 7 expanding into Canada: report
February 26, 2016 by Allan Janssen

Florida-based Auto 7 Inc. is expanding its presence in Canada, according to the online automotive aftermarket news service The Greensheet. The Greensheet is reporting that Auto 7, which sells OE-quality parts for Korean-made vehicles, is partnering with Mississauga, Ont-based Grant Brothers Sales

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Rotary Lift to feature Mobile Column Lifts at 2016 TMC Exhibition and NTEA Work Truck Show
February 26, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Rotary Lift will demonstrate how truck maintenance is evolving to be more ergonomic and productive at the TMC Transportation Technology Exhibition in February and NTEA Work Truck Show in March. Rotary Lift representatives at both shows will highlight the labor-saving

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Wagner Brake Dramatically Expanding Premium E-Shield Brake Rotor
February 24, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Wagner is dramatically expanding its offering of premium replacement brake rotors featuring E-Shield protective coating technology, which prevents unsightly corrosion and related complaints commonly associated with uncoated parts. Wagner premium brake rotors are manufactured and marketed for vehicle manufacturers

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Final-Round Voting Now Open in $200,000 2016 ‘Search for a Champion’ Racing Sponsorship Contest
February 23, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Voting is now open for the final round of the 2016 “Search for a Champion” racing sponsorship contest, which will award a record $200,000 (USD) in sponsorships and related prizes to grassroots drivers across North America. Finalists include 15

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Denso Spark Plugs Power Three Class Wins At NHRA Winternationals
February 23, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  In the debut weekend of its re-entry into National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) racing, Denso lent a competitive edge to Greg Anderson, Dan Fletcher and Steve Williams, each winning his class at the 56th annual Circle K Winternationals over