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Eaton Electric Vehicle Charging Station to Support Mitsubishi Clean Across Canada Tour
August 13, 2010 by Auto Service World

Eaton Corporation has announced that it will support Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada’s Clean Across Canada tour with a quick charging station and other critical Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) product support. The clean energy initiative starts Aug. 17 at

Bosch has published a consumer brochure on understanding vehicle diagnostics.
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Brochure Alerts Motorists To Importance Of Diagnostics In Vehicle Operation And Performance
August 9, 2010 by Auto Service World

Bosch has released an informative brochure intended to help the motorist understand automotive diagnostics and vehicle flash reprogramming, how they work and why they are very important when servicing most vehicles. The brochure, “Vehicle Diagnosis” (#F00E380793), explains that “Today’s vehicles

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Volkswagen Canada on Pace for Record Year
August 5, 2010 by Auto Service World

Volkswagen Canada announced July new vehicle sales of 3,881 units, putting it on pace for a record year.Year-to-date, sales total of 26,766, 16% better than the figure of 23,006 posted in the same period last year.Volkswagen continues to outperform the

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Federal-Mogul Launches Anco Smart Phone Catalogue
August 4, 2010 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul Corporation has introduced an online catalogue, available at www.GetANCO.mobi, that enables users of smart phones, iPads and other mobile electronic devices to identify the right Anco wiper blades for their vehicles. Anco wipers, “The Clearest Choice in Wiper Blades,”

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New Location, Name Planned for Welcome Reception at ASRW
July 28, 2010 by Auto Service World

The third annual Automotive Service and Repair Week (ASRW) will hold an official Welcome Reception on Monday, Oct. 10, from 5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., sponsored by CCC Information Services. Previously held near the show floor, this year’s reception will

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All-Electric Boxster Prototypes Hint at Porsche Strategy
July 26, 2010 by Auto Service World

Three Porsche Boxsters are going to be on the road next year as part of the company’s research into electric drive technology.Furthering the Porsche Intelligent Performance development philosophy of combining high performance with lower fuel consumption and emissions, Porsche AG

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Yokohama Launches Online Fuel Savings Calculator for Commercial Fleets
July 23, 2010 by Auto Service World

Yokohama Tire Corporation today has launched an interactive, online-based tool on its website that will enable commercial fleet owners to learn how they can improve their bottom line in terms of gas savings. Called the Yokohama Fuel Savings Calculator, the

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Delphi’s SCR System Called “Breakthrough”
July 22, 2010 by Auto Service World

Delphi Automotive has developed what it is calling a breakthrough in NOx control for diesel engines with a new selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system.The announcement, focused on emissions developments in Europe, says that it improves the performance, packaging and long-term

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Tesla Roadsters Reach Five New Countries, Including Canada
July 19, 2010 by Auto Service World

The first Tesla Roadsters have arrived in Poland, Turkey, Japan, Hong Kong and Canada in recent weeks as the electric vehicle maker rapidly expands its retail footprint. Tesla Motors has sold more than 1,200 Roadsters to customers in at least 28

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Delphi Engineers Compressor Technology
July 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

When Delphi introduced its aftermarket SP compressors earlier this year, it did more than bring Original Equipment (OE) engineering and design to the aftermarket, it applied the same stringent validation, testing and manufacturing processes it does to every component it

A new survey reveals that men and women don't act that differently on the road, even though they think they do.
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Who Rules The Road, Men Or Women? Survey Says . . .
July 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

Results of a new survey of drivers indicate that men and women have different ideas about the role of gender in driving ability.And the survey data from U.S. drivers  by TeleNav, a supplier of navigation software, uncovers other differences, too,

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Cloud Technology Transforms Special Order Cycle
July 13, 2010 by Auto Service World

GCommerce’s Virtual Inventory Cloud (VIC) will transform the special order cycle, in some cases from 15 minutes to 15 seconds, says the company.GCommerce made the announcement at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2010 in Washington, D.C.GCommerce says it has added