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AAIW Daily: Gates Canada Automotive Division Announces Appointments
October 31, 2010 by Auto Service World

Ray Osika, vice president-Brantford Operations, has announced two key appoinments in the makreting team. Firstly, Randy Chupka has accepted the new position of director of marketing. Chupka will take on the additional responsibilities of managing the internal automotive staff in

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AAIW Daily: SEMA Educational Sessions for Monday November 1
October 31, 2010 by Auto Service World

There are, quite simply, far too many sessions on far too many topics to include a comprehensive listing here. The sessions actually kick off Monday November 1, the day before exhibits open. However, we went through those that are available

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Avenue Motor Works Joins Bestbuy Distributors
October 29, 2010 by Auto Service World

Having decided to expand into a fifth Ontario market, Avenue Motor Works has ended its affiliation with the Uni-Select network and has joined the Bestbuy Distributors Group. “With our expansion into a fifth store, we decided to make the move with

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Check out the AAIW Daily Reports
October 29, 2010 by Auto Service World

AutoServiceWorld.com will be updated througout the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week events November 1 to 5, 2010. So check back regularly. Or, sign up for the e-newsletter and have the news come to you!  

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Exide Technologies Announces Expansion of Extreme Battery Line
October 29, 2010 by Auto Service World

Exide Technologies has announced the expansion of the Exide NASCAR Extreme line and the introduction of the Global Extreme battery line, a premium offering for the automotive aftermarket.At the company’s exhibit at the 2010 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Show

PPG Debuting New Vibrance Collection Waterborne Midcoat at SEMA.
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PPG Debuting New Vibrance Collection Waterborne Midcoat at SEMA
October 28, 2010 by Auto Service World

PPG will introduce a new Vibrance Collection midcoat at the 2010 SEMA show in Las Vegas, Nev., at the Las Vegas Convention Center November 2 – 5. The new product, VWM5556 Waterborne Midcoat, is specifically designed for use with PPG’s environmentally-friendly,

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New Facility Will Increase Used Oil Re-Refining Capacity by 25%
October 27, 2010 by Auto Service World

Safety-Kleen has announced that it will be breaking ground on a $26 million expansion of its Breslau, Ont., used oil re-refining facility this ThursdayExpected in attendance to mark the occasion are the Honourable John Wilkinson, Ontario Minister of the Environment,

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Canada Post Becomes First Customer for Azure Dynamics and Ford of Canada’s Transit Connect Electric Van
October 27, 2010 by Auto Service World

Azure Dynamics Corporation, the hybrid electric and electric power train provider for the commercial truck market, and Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, have announced that they will deliver one of the first Transit Connect Electric commercial vans to Canada

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Telematics Tops List at Shop of Tomorrow at AAPEX
October 25, 2010 by Auto Service World

At the 2010 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Shop of Tomorrow, Alldata will demonstrate a telematics server, which leverages the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) iShop standards, to enable communications between a vehicle, the vehicle’s owner and the vehicle’s preferred

Cliplight Refrigerant Leak Detector
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Multi-Refrigerant Leak Detector
October 22, 2010 by Auto Service World

Cliplight Mfg Co. has introduced a new refrigerant leak detector that detects CFC-, HCFC-, and HFC-type refrigerants.The leak detector features a sensor with a digital display that is independent from the audio alarm and sensitivity level, allowing the precise pinpointing

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Chrysler Honours Federal-Mogul for Outstanding Performance
October 21, 2010 by Auto Service World

Chrysler Group LLC has honoured Federal-Mogul Corporation for its outstanding performance in providing a number of key powertrain components and enabling the successful launch of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.“The extraordinary work of the Federal-Mogul plants and the employees was

Hunter Alignment Software Expands Capabilities.
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Hunter Alignment Software Expands Capabilities
October 21, 2010 by Auto Service World

Hunter’s latest release of WinAlign software includes operational enhancements to the CodeLink steering system reset tool.WinAlign 11.1 now includes a new CodeLink printout that shows before-and-after steering sensor values, lists any relative diagnostic trouble codes read before and after the