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Largest Collective OEM Presence in NACE | CARS History Announced
September 27, 2010 by Auto Service World

Four new OEMs have joined the five previously committed OEMs for a total of nine vehicle manufacturers. Nissan North America, Hyundai Motor America, Mazda North America Operations & Mercedes-Benz USA have joined previously committed OEMs Ford, GM, American Honda, Toyota

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Federal-Mogul Introduces Innovative Lower Ball Joint for Lincoln LS
September 23, 2010 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul Corporation has introduced an innovative Moog Problem Solver front lower ball joint for 2000-2005 Lincoln LS sedans.The new MoogProblem Solver part (p/n K500084, model years 2000-2001; K500085, model years 2002-2005) eliminates the need for technicians to purchase and install

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Coni-Seal Partners with Technology Company to Offer Predictive Maintenance Product
September 21, 2010 by Auto Service World

Coni-Seal, the global manufacturer of aftermarket undercar automotive parts, and DSPCon Prognostics, the technology provider of high-performance data acquisition and analysis systems, have teamed to announce an initiative focused on predicting required maintenance.The IntelligentParts Forecasting System, a joint effort of

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Trico Products Launches “Teflon Shield” Wiper Blade
September 20, 2010 by Auto Service World

Trico Products has introduced the new Teflon Shield wiper blade – Engineered by Trico, the first aftermarket blade line in North America using hybrid beam wiper technology.Trico says the Teflon Shield blade offers superior durability and performance through Dual-Shield Technology

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Shell Launches Consumer Gasoline Purchase Contest
September 15, 2010 by Auto Service World

The Shell Win Fuel Contest is rewarding customers who use any BMO MasterCard for their purchases at participating Shell stations across Canada.Customers who use any BMO MasterCard for purchases at participating Shell stations from September 13 – November 7, 2010

Dave Barbeau, vice president, global independent aftermarket, Delphi Product & Service Solutions (DPSS), has elected to retire from Delphi effective December 1, 2010.
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Delphi Announces Change In Global Management for Independent Aftermarket Business
September 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

Delphi has announced that Dave Barbeau, vice president, global independent aftermarket, Delphi Product & Service Solutions (DPSS), has elected to retire from Delphi effective December 1, 2010. Lucia Veiga Moretti, currently vice president, independent aftermarket, Europe, Middle East and Africa,

Denny Hamlin took full advantage of his Raybestos Brakes at the Air Guard 400 NASCAR Spring Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.
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Racing Tech: Raybestos Sprint Cup Short Track Brake Package
September 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

We’re told that Denny Hamlin took full advantage of his Raybestos Brakes in Saturday night’s Air Guard 400 race at Richmond International Raceway, leading 251 laps in the No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota on his way to victory at the

Borgwarner Beru Systems Equips 2010 Smart ForTwo With New High-Temperature Sensors
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BorgWarner Beru Systems Equips 2010 Smart ForTwo With New High-Temperature Sensors
September 10, 2010 by Auto Service World

BorgWarner Beru Systems will supply two new high-temperature sensors for the 2010 0.8-liter diesel-powered smart ForTwo coupe, launching later this year in 45 countries. BorgWarner’s high-temperature sensors constantly provide actual exhaust temperatures to the engine control unit (ECU) to precisely

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New Wells Site Includes In-Depth Product Information
September 9, 2010 by Auto Service World

Wells Manufacturing has launched a full-featured website for its Wells Vehicle Electronics brand.The site is designed to serve the needs of automotive parts distributors and jobbers as well as professional technicians and do-it-yourself customers.The new www.WellsVE.com site offers enhanced content

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F1 Driver Kubica Earns Victory on Pirelli Tires
September 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

Renault’s Robert Kubica has claimed Pirelli’s first ‘Formula One’ victory (sort of), more than six months before the Italian tire firm will turn a wheel in the season-opening 2011 Bahrain Grand Prix. Pirelli has recently signed a three-year agreement to

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Advance Auto Parts and eBay Motors Join AAPEX Electronic Retailing Breakfast Panel
September 7, 2010 by Auto Service World

Scott Bauhofer, senior vice president and general manager, e-Commerce for Advance Auto Parts, and Famous Rhodes, director of eBay Motors, will participate in the e-Tailing panel during the 2010 Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) Executive Breakfast just before the opening

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California Now Requires Tire Pressure Checks
September 3, 2010 by Auto Service World

California automobile service providers are now required to check tire pressures for every vehicle being maintained or repaired at their facility. The regulation, issued by the California Air Resources Board, applies to auto maintenance/repair providers but not to auto parts