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Delphi Teams With ClipperCreek to Develop Charging Systems for Electric Vehicles
April 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

Delphi Corp.and ClipperCreek, Inc., a developer of electric vehicle charge stations and technology, have agreed to work together to develop, manufacture and sell charging systems for all-electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). The SAE J1772-compliant, UL-listed systems

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Pirelli Marks Highest In J.D. Power and Associates Tire Study In Performance/Sport Category
April 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

Pirelli scored highest in the Performance/Sport segment in this year’s Tire Satisfaction Index in the 2010 J.D. Power and Associates Tire Customer Satisfaction Study. Pirelli index score was 742 in the study, 38 points above the segment average of 704,

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Programmable Speedos Feature One-button Calibration
April 9, 2010 by Auto Service World

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket offers VDO programmable speedometers with built-in microprocessor technology that allows enthusiasts to change wheel size, gears or differentials, and re-calibrate the speedometer with the push of a button. The auto-calibration feature makes the speedometer ready

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AAIA Announces the General Release of Special Ordering Web Services
April 9, 2010 by Auto Service World

The Technology Standards Committee of the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) has announced the general release of the Internet Parts Ordering (IPO) standard, version 2.0. IPO is an industry standard for the messages and information flow required to locate and

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Daimler, Renault-Nissan enter partnership for small cars, powertrains
April 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

Reuters is reporting that Daimler AG, Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. have entered into an alliance that will have the German and French-Japanese automakers working together on the development of small cars, commercial vehicles and future powertrains. Under the

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited announced that it has engaged dunnhumby, a provider of customer centric analytics, to help it better understand its customer base.
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Canadian Tire Forges Into Customer Centric Analytics
April 6, 2010 by Auto Service World

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited announced that it has engaged a provider of customer centric analytics to help it better understand its customer base. The move to work with customer centric analytics provider dunnhumby is intended to help Canadian Tire better

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Federal-Mogul Announces Wagner Brake Pads for Toyota Prius
April 6, 2010 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul Corporation has announced that its Wagner brand is the first aftermarket brand to offer replacement brake pads for 2010 Toyota Prius models. The new Wagner ThermoQuiet ceramic pads (Wagner p/n QC1184A, front; QC1423, rear) are now available. “Wagner ThermoQuiet

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U.K. Introduces Carbon-Emissions Based “Road Tax”
April 5, 2010 by Auto Service World

April 1 saw the introduction in the U.K. of a Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) on all new vehicles sold, with rates based on CO2 emissions. While the tax has been referred to variously as a Road Tax or Showroom Tax,

MACS convention attendees took a break from the business sessions to attend the popular social evening, complete with a nut-and-bolt matching game for prizes. More than 1,000 attended the tech session-heavy mobile air conditioning event.
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Pivotal Changes
April 1, 2010 by CARS Magazine

The Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) World-wide celebrated its 30th Anniversary Convention with an optimistic and focused group of buyers and sellers.

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Slow Leaks, Quick Detection
April 1, 2010 by Nestor Gula

“All air conditioning systems leak,” says Tony Ferraro, president of UView Ultraviolet Systems Inc. “Even new cars leak.”

Andrew Shepherd
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The Training Guru
April 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

I-CAR and AIA Pick Their Man

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2010 ASRW Partnering Program Kicks Off with Huge Industry Support
April 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW 2010) reports strong industry support for this year’s events via the ASRW Partnering Program (APP). The APP is designed to foster industry participation through partnering organizations that support the many segments of the automotive