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Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.6M vehicles to fix air bags
January 14, 2019 by Adam Malik

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide to replace Takata front passenger air bag inflators that can be dangerous. Takata inflators can explode with too much force, hurling shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At least 23 people

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Toyota issues recall over Takata air bags
January 14, 2019 by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press

Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators. The move announced Wednesday includes 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of automotive recalls

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Hot Shot’s Secret donates $6,000 to breast cancer research efforts
January 10, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Lubrication Specialties Inc. raised nearly $6,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation through a special promotion sponsored by the company’s Hot Shot’s Secret brand. The company donated $50 to NHRDA driver Amalee Mueller’s “Save the Racks” fundraising campaign for each

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Spectra’s Best joins AASA board
January 10, 2019 by Adam Malik

Jason Best will be one of four new members of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association’s board of governors. The aftermarket senior vice president at Boucherville, Que.-based Spectra Premium, will serve a three-year term. He will be joined by Chris Pruitt,

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KYB gives away Max Truck
January 10, 2019 by Adam Malik

A customized KYB Max Truck was won by Mike Davis of Carrollton Complete Automotive in Carrollton, Tex. It was the big prize in the Win With KYB promotion, which offered shop owners the opportunity to win Truck and ran from

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Aftermarket giant Grant McPherson dies
January 9, 2019 by Adam Malik

He was a co-founder of the biggest charity golf tournament in the country. He was also the head of Fram. But, most importantly, Grant McPherson was a friend to many across the automotive aftermarket. He died on Dec. 31, 2018.

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APD training caps off big year
January 9, 2019 by Adam Malik

The training division of Automotive Parts Distributors wrapped up 2018 with three sold-out brake clinics. About 430 students took part in APD’s training in Calgary, Edmonton and Saskatoon last year. The technical class numbers don’t include the online courses and

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Millions of faulty Takata air bags still on roads
January 9, 2019 by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press

More than three years after the government took over management of recalls involving dangerous Takata air bag inflators, one third of the recalled inflators still have not been replaced. That’s according to an annual report on the recalls released late

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Shell to expand motor oil plant in Brockville, Ont.
January 8, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Shell Canada will invest $16 million to expand its Brockville, Ont. motor oil plant this year, the Ottawa Citizen is reporting. According to the Citizen, plant manager Kelly McKinnon said the company plans to install new equipment to increase production

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AAE reman steering rack now offered
January 7, 2019 by Adam Malik

CRP Automotive announced the addition of AAE Remanufactured Steering Racks for Chevrolet, Ford, and Toyota applications to its offerings. These new items include electronic power steering (EPS) racks for 2011-2016 Chevrolet Cruze, 2012-2017 Buick Verano (CRP P/N ER1015) and 2011-2014

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VDO Roadlog now compatible with Apple products
January 4, 2019 by Adam Malik

Continental’s VDO RoadLog Office Solo ELD (electronic logging device) software is now compatible with Apple computers and laptops. Customers can now perform USB key synchronization modern Apple devices with macOS Sierra (version 10.12 or higher), Apple Computer’s Mac OSX operating

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New Pentospeed oil for European vehicles
January 4, 2019 by Adam Malik

Three new Pentospeed application specific motor oils are now available from CRP Automotive. The 0W-20 synthetics cover more than three million BMW, Volvo and Volkswagen vehicles: Pentospeed LL-14 – BMW approved for Spec. LL-14; Pentospeed VCC – Volvo approved for