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Activant Catalogue Grows to More Than 3.2 Million Part Images
July 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

Activant has announced that its Cover-to-Cover eCatalogue module surpassed 3.2 million part images in June, with over 300,000 images added in a single month. Now used in more than 5,000 distributor and jobber locations as well as tens of thousands

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Uni-Select Becomes OptiCat Strategic Data Partner
July 6, 2010 by Auto Service World

OptiCat has announced that warehouse distributor Uni-Select has become an OptiCat Strategic Data Partner.Under the agreement, OptiCat will provide data directly from its Do-it-Once data repository for and on behalf of OptiCat data suppliers (manufacturers).Uni-Select joins other key North American

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Volkswagen Posts Record Sales in the First Half of 2010
July 6, 2010 by Auto Service World

Volkswagen Canada announced that its new vehicle sales in the first half of this year were the highest in the company’s history. The total of 22,885 new vehicles sold betters the old mark of 22,642 set in 2000, and is

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Chevrolet-Buick-GMC-Cadillac Sales Increase More Than 80% in June
July 5, 2010 by Auto Service World

Strong customer demand continues to drive retail sales for Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac higher, with a combined increase of 81.7% in June, contributing to sales growth of more than 32% calendar year-to-date.While the data was not adjusted to reflect

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Partnership Creates World’s Largest Classic Car Marketplace on Both Sides of the Atlantic
July 2, 2010 by Auto Service World

ClassicCars.com, a leading U.S.-based provider of online classified advertising for the collector car industry, and JamesList.com, Europe’s leading online luxury marketplace, announce a partnership to cross-promote their vehicle listings.Under the collaboration, ClassicCars.com is exposing thousands of European JamesList-sourced vehicle listings

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Electric Vehicle Supplier Begins Trading
July 2, 2010 by Auto Service World

Tesla Motors began trading on the NASDAQ this week.The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.announced that the trading of Tesla Motors commenced on June 29 on The NASDAQ Stock Market. Tesla Motors is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and trades under the

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Performance Catalogue Features Hundreds of New Parts
July 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

Elgin Industries has released its 2010 Elgin Pro-Stock performance catalogue, featuring hundreds of new components and other solutions for track, street performance, off-road and marine applications.The fully-illustrated catalogue highlights several key new product categories now covered by the respected Elgin

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European Union Improves Access to Repair Information and Parts
July 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

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Access to OEM Repair Information
July 1, 2010 by Andrew Ross

What it means for you

AutoScanner Plus (Product Number CP9580) is a trilingual OBDII, CAN and ABS Scan Tool.
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Actron Introduces Trilingual Scan Tool
June 29, 2010 by Auto Service World

Actron is now offering a trilingual scan tool.Compatible with 1996 and newer vehicles, AutoScanner Plus (Product Number CP9580) is a trilingual OBDII, CAN and ABS Scan Tool delivering live engine data in English, Spanish and French. The new AutoScanner Plus

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Check Out This Week’s CARS OnDemand Video Tip (June 28, 2010)
June 28, 2010 by Auto Service World

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

The installation, by Car Charging Group, Inc., has already been completed at The Delray Professional Center, a 43,000 square foot medical/professional building on 1.93 acres in Palm Beach County, Fla.
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Florida Building Manager Sees Electric Vehicle Chargers as Tenant Attraction
June 27, 2010 by Auto Service World

The manager of a Florida medical/professional building says that the addition of an electric car charging stations keeps the building on the leading edge of green technologies, a top-of-mind benefit to tenants.The installation, by Car Charging Group, Inc., has already