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Electric vehicle expert to headline AIA training event
March 27, 2019 by Allan Janssen

EV guru Craig Van Batenburg will be the feature speaker at the Automotive Industries Association of Canada’s “Vehicle Programming Today!” series of events. The Ontario event will take place April 10 at the Electric Vehicle Centre in North York, Ont.

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Report calls for increase in electric buses
March 22, 2019 by The Canadian Press

A new report by a green energy think-tank calls for increased investment in electric buses to both reduce emissions and boost Canada’s growing manufacturing base of the vehicles. The report by Clean Energy Canada says that while Canada is a

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Game changer
March 20, 2019 by Adam Malik

Predictive analytics will shake up the aftermarket long before electric or autonomous vehicles. Jobbers, shops and manufacturers all stand to benefit if they get on board

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The DVI revolution: How tablets made their way into the bay
March 19, 2019 by Alan Beech

How digital video inspections became one of the auto repair industry’s greatest selling tools.

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COMMENTARY: Are you selling your shop’s top asset?
March 18, 2019 by Riley Fletcher

Riley Fletcher, service advisor at T&H Autopro in Kamloops, B.C., says we ought to be letting customers know about the skills of our greatest assets: our technicians.

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The future of mobility
March 18, 2019 by Geoff Kirbyson

How we get around – and repair vehicles – is set for a radical transformation

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AIA Canada goes to Parliament Hill
March 15, 2019 by Adam Malik

After spending a day with Ontario’s government, the Automotive Industries Association of Canada took to Ottawa. Meetings were held with members of the federal government on Parliament Hill to discuss key issues vital to the automotive aftermarket. A recap of

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ATSS to hold three days of training in Kelowna
March 15, 2019 by Allan Janssen

California-based ATSS Training will hold a three-day automotive and light truck training event in Kelowna, B.C. on May 3, 4 and 5. Four different classes are available. “Electrical Diagnosis: What You Didn’t Learn In School” will offer technicians an inside

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ZF Aftermarket adapts [pro]Tech Workshop Service for North America
March 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

ZF Aftermarket has adapted its [pro]Tech Workshop Service concept for a North American audience. Independent shops in Europe have had access to the program, which “caters to the everyday needs of technicians” since 2012. According to ZF, the online system

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Autonomous car testing plan aims to boost public confidence
March 13, 2019 by Ramesh Santanam, The Associated Press

Companies testing autonomous vehicles in Pittsburgh will have to immediately report crashes resulting in any injuries as part of new guidelines announced Monday intended to boost public confidence in the testing after a deadly accident in Arizona last year. Karina

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Old magazines offer a look at the early days of Information Systems
March 12, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Need an operating system that’s better than a computer? Or only takes a few minutes per day? Check out the wonderful tools that were introduced in the early days of the last century.

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Wakefield offers online training with chance to win electric skateboard
March 5, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Wakefield Canada, the exclusive distributor of Castrol premium products in Canada, has launched a new online self-study program designed to help auto repair shops build trust with their consumers. The program, called Wakefield Connect, offers free on-demand e-learning guides that