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Fall Conference Features Customer Focused Technologies
June 9, 2010 by Auto Service World

Automotive aftermarket professionals who utilize business technology are urged to make plans to attend the MEMA Technology Council (MTC) Annual Fall Conference, slated for Sunday, Oct. 10, through Tuesday, Oct. 12, in Marco Island, Fla. Attendees will include those whose

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“So this guy walks into the store . .” Activant to Award iPad for Funniest and Most Interesting Parts Counter Story
June 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

Auto parts counter professionals can earn a chance to win a free Apple iPad by sharing their favourite stories about unusual and funny on-the-job selling experiences and entering the “Auto Parts Story” contest from Activant Solutions Inc.Now through June 11,

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Wells Manufacturing Launches ‘Wells Vehicle Electronics’ Brand
June 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

Wells Manufacturing, L.P. has introduced a new brand and corporate identification – Wells Vehicle Electronics – to highlight the company’s comprehensive offering of advanced ignition, emissions, fuel system, engine management and other components for the automotive replacement parts and service

Purolator 2010 Automotive Filter Catalogue
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Purolator Filter Catalogue Released
June 4, 2010 by Auto Service World

Purolator’s 2010 Automotive Filter Catalogue (PUCT110) contains the most current filter-related information from the company.This catalogue is especially designed to meet the needs of automotive service and retail professionals and do-it-yourselfers (DIYers).Well organized and easy-to-read, this 968-page catalogue covers a

The Actron PocketScan Plus
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Actron Introduces PocketScan Plus Compact Code Reader
June 4, 2010 by Auto Service World

Actron, supplier of OBDII diagnostic tools, has announced its new PocketScan Plus (PN CP9550) OBDII and CAN Code Reader for do-it-yourselfers and professional mechanics. The PocketScan Plus is designed to automatically read Diagnostic Trouble Codes when connected to the vehicle

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CARS OnDemand Video Tips Come to AutoServiceWorld.com
June 2, 2010 by Auto Service World

AutoServiceWorld.com and Canadian Automotive Repair and Service (CARS) Network have announced an agreement that will see Canada’s premier aftermarket website carry weekly technical and management video tips based on CARS OnDemand training courses.“At CARS, we’re very excited to have the

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European Union Improves Access to Repair Information and Parts
June 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 dealers,

GM Canada will build a new six-speed transmission at its St. Catharines Powertrain facility.
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GM Canada to Build Six-Speed Transmission in St. Catharines
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

GM Canada has announced a $245 million investment in its St. Catharines Powertrain facility to build fuel efficient six-speed transmissions.With employees, union officials and local, provincial and federal dignitaries on hand, General Motors of Canada president and managing director, Kevin

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Premium Infotainment System Supplier Developing Entry-Level System
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

Harman, the global audio and infotainment group and makers of Harmon Kardon audio systems, is developing a premium automotive infotainment system for entry-level luxury vehicles. The new system is designed to complement the company’s systems for the mid-level and high-end

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AutoZone Introduces Online Ordering, Store Pickup
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

U.S. auto parts chain AutoZone, Inc. has launched a buy-online, store-pickup service. The Buy Online Pick-Up In-Store service allows customers to select and purchase items online and pick up merchandise at a designated AutoZone store. Customers can log on to

Presentations at the Vast Automotive convention put the company's new 100,000-square-foot distribution centre in Brampton, Ont., front and centre. The DC is opening this summer.
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Vast Automotive Plans Massive Expansion in Ontario
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

Vast Automotive Distribution plans a massive expansion in Ontario, in terms of both its ability to serve customers and the programs it will offer them. Several initiatives were announced as the distribution organization held its first Ontario convention, itself part

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Making More From Less
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

As drivers look to reduce fuel consumption, progressive aftermarket players should see opportunity.;