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Hankook Tire Records 6.4 % of Growth in Ultra High Performance Tire Sales Fourth Quarter of 2015
February 11, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Hankook Tire reported global consolidated quarterly revenue of $1.87 billion CAD and an operating profit of $276.1 million CAD for the fourth quarter of 2015. Hankook Tire secured an overall sales and operating profits that was on par

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Tenneco begins the 2016 Expert Plus loyalty program
February 11, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Enrollment is underway for the Expert Plus loyalty program from Tenneco. The 2016 Expert Plus program –designed to help automotive service businesses increase their share of the undercar service market – provides an all-inclusive package of consumer promotions, trade incentives,

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Mahle Service Solutions to Showcase New “SMART A/C” Technology At MACS 2016 In Orlando
February 10, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Located at MACS booth #317, the Mahle Service Solutions display highlights much of the company’s equipment offering, including many new and different models with updated features and benefits to users.  The ArcticPRO ACX1185 A/C service machine for vehicles that

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Uni-Select Announces Three Acquisitions
February 9, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Uni-Select Inc. has completed the acquisition, through one of its Canadian subsidiaries, of all the shares of Pièces d’autos M.A.G. Inc. (“M.A.G.”) and entered into an agreement to purchase, through one of its Canadian subsidiaries, substantially all of

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Bosch And Team Penske Extend 24-Year Alliance
February 9, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Building on one of the most successful and longest-lasting partnerships in motorsports, Team Penske and Bosch Automotive Aftermarket North America have announced a multi-year extension that will carry on the 24-year relationship between the two companies. Under the terms

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More Than 500,000 Dodge Chargers Recalled By Chrysler
February 9, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than a half-million Dodge Chargers worldwide because they can slip off of a jack when tires are being changed. The recall covers Chargers from the 2011 to 2016 model years. The company says the

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Motoring TV 2016 Car Of The Year
February 9, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Celebrating 29 seasons on TSN, Motoring TV, one of the longest-running and most respected Canadian automotive television programs, has selected the Cadillac ATS-V as its Car of the Year for 2016. “The Cadillac ATS-V takes an award winning car

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Honda Recalls More Than 2.2 Million Cars Over Faulty Takata Airbags
February 8, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

      Honda now says it will recall more than 2.2 million U.S. vehicles due to faulty Takata airbags, about 500,000 more than was originally reported. And the maker says a separate airbag defect will force it to recall

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Ken-Tool Announces New Tire Valve Installation Tool
February 8, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Ken-Tool has introduced the new 29850 Tire Valve Installation tool to aid tire service technicians with the installation of “snap-in’ rubber tire valve stems into automotive, light truck and trailer wheels.  (NOTE: This tool is not for use on threaded

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ContiTech Celebrates One-Year Anniversary Of Its Major Presence in North America
February 7, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  After one year of operating under the Continental umbrella, the United States-based home of ContiTech continues to grow and refine its businesses. “It has been an exciting first year filled with many of the elements inherent in a merger,”

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NTN and BCA Promote Kevin Judge to Director of Automotive Marketing
February 5, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  NTN Bearing Corporation of America, the parent company of BCA Bearings, has announced the promotion of automotive industry veteran Kevin Judge to director of automotive marketing. Judge will report directly to Paul Johnson, NTN’s executive vice president of Sales

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Wells Vehicle Electronics Adds 307 Parts Covering Nearly 50 Million Vehicles
February 5, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Wells Vehicle Electronics has added 307 new parts to its portfolio of original equipment-quality replacement components for domestic and foreign nameplate applications. This January new product launch covers nearly 50 million registered vehicles, and each component is engineered to