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Pocket Thermometer
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Raytek Mini-Temp is pocket-sized and easy to use: just point, shoot and read the temperature on the large backlit display. Models include MiniTemp MT2, without laser sighting, or MiniTemp MT4 with laser sighting. Both models are powered by a 9V

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Air Apparent
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

The AirMan Falcon may not have created the category of portable tire inflators, but this unit is compact, well built and seems to have been designed with the fact that most flats seem to happen at night, in the rain.

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Electric Tonneau Cover
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

No more wrestling with the tonneau when you’ve got a big load, or sacrificing gas mileage because you don’t want to. The BedLocker Electric Retractable Tonneau Cover from Pace-Edwards opens and closes by remote control at the touch of a

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Powerful New Air Filter
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Leave it up to the Fram people to add some innovation to a product as ubiquitous as the air filter. AlliedSignal Consumer Products Group has introduced its new Fram Extra Life III air filter with Triad fibers, with dirt trapping

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Compact, High Performance Driving Lamp
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Hella has introduced the Hella Micro Xenon Driving Lamp, the world’s most compact high intensity discharge (HID) driving lamp. The Micro Xenon combines Free-Form reflector technology, high performance, and compact size to deliver an extremely precise beam pattern with flexible

Brad Chesney
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APPOINTMENTS (January 01, 2000)
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Michel Maheux, executive vice-president of Uni-Select Inc., has announced the appointment of Brendan O’Brien to the position of vice-president, sales & marketing, and Gilles Michaud to the position of vice-president, product & marketing development, Automotive Canada. Brendan has held the

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Across Canada: Welcome To 2000!
January 1, 2000 by Bob Blans

I hope the year started without too many glitches for you, and that having successfully crossed the year 2000 threshold, it is business as usual with the potential of increased sales and profits. In early December I know for a

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Bodyshop News (January 01, 2000)
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Ford Motor Company Acquires Ontario Auto Recycler Ford Motor Company has acquired a leading Canadian automotive recycler. The move to purchase Plazek Auto Recyclers Ltd. of Caistor Centre, Ont., near Hamilton, announced by Ford of Canada, follows similar initiatives in

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MYOB: Embrace a New Vision of Your Business and a Clearer Understanding of Your Customer
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Your customer’s business is fundamentally different from yours, but do you know how?

While this is the picture many of us have of theft, it doesn't provide a complete picture of how losses often occur.
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University of the Aftermarket: Shrinkage Control Adds to the Bottom Line
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

It is no secret that at the start of the 2000s the aftermarket is a tough place to do business. Competitive pressures continue to increase, margins get thinner, and finding good qualified people is getting harder. In other words, it

Shad's R&R, which has raised more than $2 million to aid in Muscular Dystrophy research, has made some changes to its board (l-r): new chairman John Vanstone; outgoing chairman, Greg Stone; director, Ken Coulter; new directors Lube Koval and Ray Osika; director Mike Holland; and director Emmett Grant. Founder Fred Shaddick and director Grant McPherson were absent.
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Over the Counter: January 2000
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Interactive Business Training for Jobbers and Installers In a new AIA initiative, jobbers can help installers receive the business training they need without having to travel or wade through dry business texts. And, in an equally important move, jobbers will

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Synthetic Motor Oil is Out of this World
January 1, 2000 by Auto Service World

Pennzoil has launched Pennzoil Synthetic, a new line of fully synthetic motor oils formulated with Pennzane, as well as a new line of synthetic blend motor oil products, and will be using a cinematic Mars shot as part of its