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Hankook Tire Canada launches national account program with Fiat Chrysler Canada
April 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Hankook Tire Canada Corp. has announced an official National Account Program with FCA Canada. “We are very excited to enter into a National Account Program with FCA Canada,” says Hankook Tire Canada president, Sean Yang. “FCA Canada cars will now

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TI Automotive names Michael Grimes new aftermarket sales manager
April 7, 2015 by CARS Magazine

TI Automotive has added Michael Grimes to its aftermarket team as sales manager. Grimes reports directly to Doug Thomson, director, North American aftermarket. Grimes is responsible for raising the visibility of TI Automotive in the high performance aftermarket segment. Grimes

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OTC hosting a Technician Challenge at 2015 Automechanika Chicago event
April 6, 2015 by CARS Magazine

OTC has announced it will host a Technician Challenge and highlight its latest products and technologies in tools, equipment, diagnostics and AC recovery at the 2015 Automechanika Chicago tradeshow and training event.  The show runs from April 24-26 at McCormick

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Continental’s Jerry Gabbard retires; James Bayley named VP of Commercial Vehicles and Aftermarket, North America
April 3, 2015 by CARS Magazine

International automotive supplier Continental announced the retirement of Jerry Gabbard as vice president and general manager of the Commercial Vehicles and Aftermarket (CVAM) business unit within the company’s Interior Division, a position he has held since December 2007. Gabbard retires

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Centric Parts and AP Exhaust Announce Joint Board Appointments
April 1, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Centric Parts and AP Exhaust Technologies have announced a joint board agreement between the two companies.  Under the agreement, AP’s executive chairman, Vange Proimos, will join the Centric Parts Board of Directors, and Centric president and CEO, Dan Lelchuk, will

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Gates Canada donates $15,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities
March 30, 2015 by CARS Magazine

As a corporate partner of Ronald McDonald House Charities, Gates is a proud supporter of their work. After wrapping up the 2014 campaign, Randy Chupka (director of marketing, Gates Canada) and Ray Osika (vice president of operations, Gates Canada), were pleased to

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Register for Lordco’s 25th Annual Automotive Tradeshow Event 
March 26, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Lordco will be hosting its 25th annual automotive tradeshow Tuesday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 8 at the Pacific Nation Exhibition in Vancouver. Come visit  with our Lordco’s sales representatives, view a diverse set of displays from over 350 of our manufacturers,

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Philips Automotive launches new website to debut new Vision LED Lighting Line
March 25, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Philips Automotive has launched a new, dedicated website to support the latest Philips automotive lighting innovation, Philips Vision LEDs. The new website can be found at The new website features ‘responsive’ design for easy viewing on desktop or mobile

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North America’s first distance-based road usage charge program approved in Oregon
March 25, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Debuting on Oregon’s roadways in July 2015, North America’s first implementation of a mileage-based charging solution has been approved by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). In a partnership with Sanef ITS and Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS), participants throughout the

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Gates encourages ‘System Smarts’
March 23, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Gates is introducing a new system to help remind automotive service providers and their customers about the importance of regular replacement intervals for belts and hoses.

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Spectronics Makes Two Appointments
March 18, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Daniel Tristan named as International Sales Manager for the Latin America and Asia-Pacific regions. Daniel Chusid named Technical Sales & Regulatory Compliance Specialist.

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ATP Automotive Adds New Facebook Page
March 18, 2015 by Allan Janssen

ATP Automotive has enhanced its social media presence, adding a Facebook page for its popular AT-205 Re-Seal product.