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Sportscaster Rod Black closed off the Ontario Grand Forum with an entertaining selection of impersonations--his Jean Cretien was a big hit--and some poignant observations about life.
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Ontario Grand Forum Ends on High Note
October 20, 2010 by Auto Service World

The Second Annual Ontario Grand Forum has been declared an unqualified success.The event, which featured breakout sessions from more than half a dozen experts as well as general sessions hosted by noted speaker Donald Cooper.The event, attended by approximately 200

Automotive Service Association vice-president of training and education, Bill Haas ,says that technology will affect the mechanical and the collision repair industries in ways that cant be predicted.
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Impact of Technology Unpredictable
October 20, 2010 by Auto Service World

Automotive Service Association vice-president of training and education, Bill Haas ,says that technology will affect the mechanical and the collision repair industries in ways that can’t be predicted.Speaking at the AIA Ontario Grand Forum, Haas said that technologies such as

Simple truths will define your business success, says noted speaker Donald Cooper.
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Simple Truths Will Drive Your Business Success
October 20, 2010 by Auto Service World

Simple truths will define your business success, says noted speaker Donald Cooper.Cooper, who opened the Automotive Industries Association’s Ontario Grand Forum in Toronto, Ont., said that while managing a business today is more challenging than ever before, technology is also

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Mitchell 1 Introduces Enhanced Shop Management Software
October 19, 2010 by Auto Service World

Mitchell 1 has introduced the all-new Manager SE and ManagerPlus SE v6.4.Manager SE is a new technology platform which improves upon Mitchell 1’s existing industry-standard Manager v5 software. Through the steady introduction of ground-breaking advancements, Manager v5 has for years

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University of the Aftermarket to Offer Credit for SEMA Online Marketing Conference
October 18, 2010 by Auto Service World

For the second consecutive year, the University of the Aftermarket will offer continuing education units (CEUs) to attendees of the popular SEMA Online Marketing Conference, Nov. 1, 2010, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Industry professionals will be able to

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Special Ontario Grand Forum Rate Offer for AutoServiceWorld Subscribers!
October 15, 2010 by Auto Service World

AIA Canada is pleased to offer subscribers of AutoServiceWorld a very special rate of $149 to attend the Ontario Grand Forum being held October 20th, 2010 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel near Pearson International Airport in Toronto, Ont. The

John Watt gave attendees at the event a sneak peak into his presentation on the Automotive Industries Association's Demand Study, and worked through the math as it relates to the coming forum at the Doubletree Hilton, October 20.
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Ontario Grand Forum Kickoff: Jobbers Hear How Shops Can Generate $90,000 Additional Profit
October 15, 2010 by Auto Service World

The Ontario Grand Forum on October 20 will show automotive service providers how they can put $90,000 more profit into their pocket each year without attracting a single additional customer.That’s what more than 40 aftermarket distributor and jobber personnel heard

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Saudi Judge Says Counterfeit Auto Parts Take 3,000 Saudi Lives a Year
October 12, 2010 by Auto Service World

Half the deaths in traffic accidents in Saudi Arabia are caused by fake car parts – including brakes and tires – that are imported to the Saudi Kingdom, according to Judge Ahmad Bin Dhaifallah Al-Ghamdi, chairman of the 11th Administrative

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Worldpac Catalogue and Ordering Now Available Through Activant E-cat and Shop Systems
October 11, 2010 by Auto Service World

Worldpac, an importer and distributor of original equipment replacement parts, now offers its comprehensive parts catalogue through the Activant e-catalogue, and its electronic ordering capabilities through a variety of leading shop management and service estimating systems.Users of shop management and

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Ontario Associations Partner on Series of Workshops
October 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

The automotive aftermarket trade associations in Ontario have announced new industry workshops that can assist motive power shop owners and managers. Starting on Tuesday October 26, members of the Hamilton District Autobody Repair Association, the Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario

SPX Selected By Chevrolet As Home Charging Installation Partner for Volt
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SPX Selected By Chevrolet As Home Charging Installation Partner for Volt
October 6, 2010 by Auto Service World

SPX Corporation’s Service Solutions business unit has been selected by Chevrolet to serve as the exclusive provider of turnkey electric vehicle home charging installation services to owners of the new Chevrolet Volt.SPX Service Solutions will offer Volt owners, Chevrolet dealers

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Beck/Arnley Adds New Features to E-Catalogue
October 6, 2010 by Auto Service World

Beck/Arnley has added new features to its e-catalogue to make it easier and more efficient to use.Accessible at www.beckcatalog.com, the new features make it easier for professional technicians to find the crucial parts and product information needed to repair the