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Toronto Automotive Students Get Set for Tech Competition
February 9, 2010 by Auto Service World

Toronto-area high schools are sending their best automotive students to the Canadian International AutoShow to test their mechanical aptitude and skills coveted by the automobile industry. On February 11, two-member student teams from Greater Toronto Area secondary schools will have

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Cross Canada Acquires Distribution Company, Builds Bumper Offering
February 3, 2010 by Auto Service World

Cross Canada Auto Body Supply has acquired Collision Parts Specialists (CPS), a paint and body supply distributor with bumper recycling facilities. According to terms of the agreement, CPS will become one of the distribution arms for Cross Canada.  “As one

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Did Industry Predictions Hold True?
February 1, 2010 by Andrew Ross

Brake Market:

With extended oil change intervals come increased demands on the filter. Some manufacturers have used improved filter media to prevent deterioration; some filters, like the Fram model shown, also include steel reinforcement.
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The New Oil Crisis?
February 1, 2010 by Andrew Ross

Do diverging motor oil standards threaten market stability?

What is considered part of the emissions system now includes everything from engine management units to exhaust components.
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Knowledge Builds Confidence
February 1, 2010 by David Halpert

Selling Emissions Control Solutions:

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Automotive Service & Repair Week Announces NACE and CARS Chairmen
January 28, 2010 by Auto Service World

The third annual Automotive Service & Repair Week – ASRW 2010 – has announced that Jerry Burns, president and owner of Automotive Impressions, Inc., will return as the event chairman for the International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE); and Mitch

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New 2010 Labour Guides Available From Chilton
January 20, 2010 by Auto Service World

Chilton, part of Cengage Learning and an established leader in reference sources for automotive professionals and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) automotive enthusiasts, announced the release of the Chilton 2010 Labor Guide Manuals and CD-ROM. Available in CD-ROM format or as a printed

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Mitchell 1 Partners with AutoNetTV to Enhance OwnerAutoSite Experience
January 18, 2010 by Auto Service World

Mitchell 1 announced that it has partnered with AutoNetTV to provide a full suite of Web videos to OwnerAutoSite.com users. OwnerAutoSite was first introduced in January of 2009 as a unique Web-based loyalty service for Mitchell 1’s Customer Retention Marketing

Hydro Quebec and Mitsubishi will put as many as 50 of these i-MEVs on Boucherville roads this fall.
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Hydro-Quebec and Mitsubishi to Launch Canada’s Largest Electric Vehicle Pilot Project
January 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

Hydro-Québec and Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada Inc. have signed a memorandum of understanding that will lead to the launch of Canada’s largest all-electric vehicle pilot project this fall. In collaboration with the City of Boucherville, Hydro-Québec will test the

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Activant Extends Capabilities of LaserCat 3 eCatalog Interface to Include Off-Line Functionality
January 14, 2010 by Auto Service World

Activant Solutions Inc. has introduced a new off-line capable version of its Activant LaserCat 3 electronic catalogue to operate even during periods of system downtime or interrupted Internet connectivity. The new off-line feature maintains year-make-model-engine lookup functionality at all locations

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Visteon to Showcase Mobile Electronics Innovations at International Consumer Electronics Show
January 6, 2010 by Auto Service World

Visteon Corporation, a leader in automotive consumer electronics, will demonstrate their products at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 7-10, 2010. Visteon will share innovations in vehicle cockpit electronics – encompassing audio, infotainment, connectivity, driver

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iPhone App from Sylvania Helps Technicians Find Replacement Headlight Bulbs for Vehicles
January 4, 2010 by Auto Service World

Osram Sylvania introduced its free iPhone App that virtually replicates the company’s automotive lamp replacement guide.The application is designed to make it easier for technicians to find the correct replacement headlights, signal bulbs and almost all other auto bulbs for