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EPA 2010 Trucks Present $2.8 Billion North American Opportunity
May 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

New emissions technologies will drive opportunities for heavy-duty aftermarket

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Bottom Line Solutions
May 1, 2010 by Andrew Ross

Keep an eye on emerging opportunities in social media, but focus efforts on tangible results.

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Face Time
May 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

A couple of years ago, I sat in a room with a hundred or so college students and more than a few aftermarket veterans. It was “Aftermarket Day” at Georgian College’s Canadian Automotive Institute, and you could easily tell which

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Pirelli to Make Bid to Supply Formula One
April 29, 2010 by Auto Service World

Tire maker Pirelli has officially released its decision to present a technical and commercial offer for supply of tires to all the teams in the Formula One world championship. The company plans to present the bid to FIA (Federation Internationale

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Mahle Clevite Inc. Introduces Phase II of Electronic Catalogue
April 27, 2010 by Auto Service World

Mahle Clevite Inc. has announced the second phase of its electronic catalogue – Launchpad. Phase II introduces an all-new look for Launchpad and includes the addition of search options for piston rings and filters, as well as additional search options

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Next Generation Small Block Engine Production Confirmed for St. Catharines Powertrain
April 27, 2010 by Auto Service World

GM Canada announced a $235 million investment in its St. Catharines Powertrain facility to build GM’s next generation of highly fuel-efficient engines, securing up to 400 jobs at the plant.“This marks another positive step forward in our strategy to deliver

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ASRW Hosts NASTF Fall General Meeting in October
April 26, 2010 by Auto Service World

Automotive Service & Repair Week (ASRW) 2010 will host the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) Fall General Meeting on Sunday, Oct. 10 in conjunction with NACE (International Autobody Congress & Exposition) and CARS (Congress of Automotive Repair & Service)

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VL Communications announces integration of Net Value with AB Magique software
April 22, 2010 by Auto Service World

VL Communications announced the integration of the Net Value (Auto Value Parts Stores) link is completed and available for “AB Magique” software. All current subscribers as well as Auto-Mecano and Auto Value Certified Service Center can now access Auto Value

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Automotive Supplier Hella Expanding In North America
April 22, 2010 by Auto Service World

Hella is expanding its operations in the NAFTA trade region with fuel-saving electronic components, increased production volumes in Mexico and a line of non-automotive products. Dr. Martin Fischer, president of Hella Electronics Corporation and the head of the company’s Corporate

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International Tire Exhibition and Conference Developing Comprehensive Educational Program
April 16, 2010 by Auto Service World

The 2010 International Tire Exhibition and Conference (ITEC) is developing the tire industry’s “most comprehensive educational program” ever, according to a Crain Communications executive. “ITEC 2010 is shaping up to be the most comprehensive educational program the tire industry has

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Latest Blow for Toyota has Far Reaching Effects
April 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

On the heels of a rare “Don’t Buy” rating by Consumer Reports, Toyota has decided to temporarily stop selling the Lexus GX460 SUV, putting the China launch of the SUV in jeopardy. “For more than 20 years, Lexus has made

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Delphi Teams With ClipperCreek to Develop Charging Systems for Electric Vehicles
April 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

Delphi Corp.and ClipperCreek, Inc., a developer of electric vehicle charge stations and technology, have agreed to work together to develop, manufacture and sell charging systems for all-electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). The SAE J1772-compliant, UL-listed systems