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Conti-Tech's new logo highlights its 111 year history.
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ContiTech Unveils Special Anniversary Logo
June 15, 2010 by Auto Service World

ContiTech’s Power Transmission Products Group has unveiled a special logo to commemorate its 111 years of production expertise with drive-belts. “From the very beginning, we have had a major hand in the evolution of drive belts to complex high tech

Amanda Li, marketing manager for Shell Lubricants in Canada, parent company of Pennzoil
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Pennzoil Announces October Canadian Launch of Advanced Synthetic
June 11, 2010 by Auto Service World

Pennzoil announced Friday morning that its Pennzoil Ultra synthetic motor oil will be available in Canada this October.The announcement was made in Montreal in connection with the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix . The product was launched in the U.S. in February.Shell,

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Check Out This Week’s CARS OnDemand Video Tip (June 10, 2010)
June 10, 2010 by Auto Service World

Check out this week’s CARS OnDemand Video Tip at the www.autoserviceworld.com home page.  

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Fall Conference Features Customer Focused Technologies
June 9, 2010 by Auto Service World

Automotive aftermarket professionals who utilize business technology are urged to make plans to attend the MEMA Technology Council (MTC) Annual Fall Conference, slated for Sunday, Oct. 10, through Tuesday, Oct. 12, in Marco Island, Fla. Attendees will include those whose

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“So this guy walks into the store . .” Activant to Award iPad for Funniest and Most Interesting Parts Counter Story
June 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

Auto parts counter professionals can earn a chance to win a free Apple iPad by sharing their favourite stories about unusual and funny on-the-job selling experiences and entering the “Auto Parts Story” contest from Activant Solutions Inc.Now through June 11,

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Wells Manufacturing Launches ‘Wells Vehicle Electronics’ Brand
June 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

Wells Manufacturing, L.P. has introduced a new brand and corporate identification – Wells Vehicle Electronics – to highlight the company’s comprehensive offering of advanced ignition, emissions, fuel system, engine management and other components for the automotive replacement parts and service

Purolator 2010 Automotive Filter Catalogue
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Purolator Filter Catalogue Released
June 4, 2010 by Auto Service World

Purolator’s 2010 Automotive Filter Catalogue (PUCT110) contains the most current filter-related information from the company.This catalogue is especially designed to meet the needs of automotive service and retail professionals and do-it-yourselfers (DIYers).Well organized and easy-to-read, this 968-page catalogue covers a

The Actron PocketScan Plus
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Actron Introduces PocketScan Plus Compact Code Reader
June 4, 2010 by Auto Service World

Actron, supplier of OBDII diagnostic tools, has announced its new PocketScan Plus (PN CP9550) OBDII and CAN Code Reader for do-it-yourselfers and professional mechanics. The PocketScan Plus is designed to automatically read Diagnostic Trouble Codes when connected to the vehicle

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CARS OnDemand Video Tips Come to AutoServiceWorld.com
June 2, 2010 by Auto Service World

AutoServiceWorld.com and Canadian Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) Network have announced an agreement that will see Canada’s premier aftermarket website carry weekly technical and management video tips based on CARS OnDemand training courses.“At CARS, we’re very excited to have the

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European Union Improves Access to Repair Information and Parts
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

New rules on auto repair have come into force in the European Union, allowing greater competition in the marketplace.The new rules, analogous to the “Right to Repair” push in North America, focus on agreements between vehicle manufacturers and authorized dealers,

GM Canada will build a new six-speed transmission at its St. Catharines Powertrain facility.
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GM Canada to Build Six-Speed Transmission in St. Catharines
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

GM Canada has announced a $245 million investment in its St. Catharines Powertrain facility to build fuel efficient six-speed transmissions.With employees, union officials and local, provincial and federal dignitaries on hand, General Motors of Canada president and managing director, Kevin

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Premium Infotainment System Supplier Developing Entry-Level System
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

Harman, the global audio and infotainment group and makers of Harmon Kardon audio systems, is developing a premium automotive infotainment system for entry-level luxury vehicles. The new system is designed to complement the company’s systems for the mid-level and high-end