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Activant Marks 25th Anniversary of Electronic Cataloguing
September 22, 2009 by Auto Service World

Activant Solutions, which invented the aftermarket “eCat” in 1984 and has continued to expand this vital research tool’s features and benefits ever since, is marking the anniversary through an employee celebration and a series of industry initiatives that will be

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2010 Prius Plug-in Hybrid Debuts at Frankfurt Motor Show
September 16, 2009 by Auto Service World

The 2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid (PHV) Concept vehicle made its world debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Based on the third-generation Prius, the PHV Concept expands Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive technology, utilizing first generation lithium-ion battery technology and

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GreenField Ethanol Opens Canada’s Largest Ethanol Production Plant
September 10, 2009 by Auto Service World

Natural Resources Minister Lisa Raitt attended the grand opening of GreenField Ethanol’s new plant in Johnstown, Ontario, which is expected to produce up to 200 million litres of ethanol each year. GreenField Ethanol is Canada’s leading ethanol producer, and the

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Recycle Your Ride and Get up to $3,300 Toward a New Ford
September 3, 2009 by Auto Service World

Starting September 3, consumers turning in 15-year-old (or older) vehicles for recycling will get up to $3,000 toward the purchase of a new vehicle from the Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, announced the company. Ford’s scrappage program builds on

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August 28, 2009 by Auto Service World

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Redevelopment Framework for Former Service Stations Seminar to be Held in Sudbury, Ontario
August 25, 2009 by Auto Service World

OCETA (Ontario Centre for Environmental Technology Advancement), in collaboration with the Province of Ontario and the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute, is presenting a half-day workshop on September 23, 2009, hosted by the City of Greater Sudbury. This workshop is the

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CARS 2009 Exhibitor Theaters Provide Attendees with Free Education During Expo
August 20, 2009 by Auto Service World

CARS 2009 attendees walking and shopping through the exhibits will benefit from free education presented by three industry-leaders during two full days of scheduled Exhibitor Theaters. To-date, Gates Corporation, Certified Transmission and CustomerLink are the confirmed exhibiting companies sponsoring the

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Hyundai Becomes First Car Company in Canada to Top-Up Government Vehicle Scrappage Program
August 19, 2009 by Auto Service World

Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. announced its Clean Air Commitment, a financial top-up of up to $1,000 on the federal government’s scrappage program whose aim is to get the oldest, worst-polluting vehicles off the road and encourage Canadians to select more

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University of the Aftermarket Dramatically Expands Online Curriculum; 11 Popular Courses Now Available During Fall Term
August 18, 2009 by Auto Service World

The University of the Aftermarket will offer 11 popular automotive and heavy duty management courses through its flexible and convenient online Distance Learning program this fall. Registration is now open for each of the following six-week online courses:         Aftermarket

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NDP Restates Demands for Canadian Auto Consumer’s “Right to Repair” Their Vehicles
August 17, 2009 by Auto Service World

NDP MP Brian Masse has reiterated the call for “Right to Repair” legislation at a Halifax, N.S., event. “Canadian Auto Consumers deserve choice and competition when it comes to repair and maintenance of their vehicles,” declared Brian Masse NDP Industry,

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Bosch Shop Foreman Pro Software Now Interfaces With NAPA TRACS
August 11, 2009 by Auto Service World

Bosch has announced that its award-winning software, Shop Foreman Pro, is now integrated with NAPA TRACS, allowing repair centres to connect their front shop to the workshop and improve data flow.  Bosch’s Shop Foreman Pro is an information portal designed

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SAE Automotive Resources Institute to End Services by Close of 2009
July 23, 2009 by Auto Service World

In the face of a difficult economy, SAE International recently announced that it will phase out its consulting service, the SAE Automotive Resources Institute (ARi) by the end of 2009. The phase-out will be conducted in an orderly manner to