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Category Focus: Engine Parts
April 6, 2020 by Allan Janssen

    Throttle Body Assembly Dorman has released a new throttle body assembly for Buick 2004, Cadillac 2006-03, Chevrolet 2007-03, GMC 2007-03, and Hummer 2007-03. Available as a complete unit, this direct replacement electronic throttle body includes the gasket, idle air

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Dayco puts plants to work to battle Coronavirus
April 6, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Automotive belt and hose manufacturer Dayco has put its manufacturing resources to work to help slow the spread of coronavirus. The company has produced a vital component in the conversion of a readily available snorkeling mask, into a life-saving ventilator.

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UAP offers cheat sheet on critical resources
April 3, 2020 by Allan Janssen

UAP has prepared a ‘living document’ on its website, listing support programs and financial resources available to businesses during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The document is updated once a week, as new programs are launched. The quick-access page leads to the

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App enables social-distancing during service check-in
April 3, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) has launched the second generation of its Express WriteUp mobile application, which helps service advisors and customers adhere to social distancing guidelines. The update also speeds up the repair order process, according to the company.

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Covid-19 impact is felt at dealerships: DesRosiers
April 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Canadian new-vehicle sales numbers dropped dramatically in the second half of March, according to recent data from DesRosier Automotive Consultants. Auto sales dropped 48% for the month, as the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic started to be felt. “New light

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March drop in Canadian manufacturing rivals the great recession
April 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Manufacturing production in Canada fell in March at its fastest pace in almost 10 years, according to the latest data compiled by IHS Markit. Survey-record declines in output, new orders and employment reflected shrinking customer demand amid the global public

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AIA offers details on emergency wage subsidy program
April 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The automotive Industries Association of Canada is still sorting through the newly-released details of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program, but it promises to keep members apprised and help with claims-related questions. In a 40-minute web update yesterday, AIA president

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People & Places: Corporate moves in March 2020
April 2, 2020 by Allan Janssen

We recap some of the personnel announcements we heard about this past month.

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Uni-Select furloughs half of its employees
April 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Uni-Select Inc. has furloughed approximately half of its employees in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Faced with a marked slowdown in demand, the company has also temporarily closed a third of its facilities. A further 28% of its sites

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Volvo U.S. launches home-pickup app
April 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Volvo owners in the U.S. are now getting house calls with a new app-based vehicle pick-up and delivery service. The service called Volvo Valet, allows owners to have their cars serviced without leaving their homes or offices. The pick-up and

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Spectra Premium exits U.S. fuel pump, heat transfer market
April 1, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Spectra Premium Industries – under restructuring protection – is getting out of the fuel pump and heat transfer businesses in the U.S. The company announced it is maintaining the sale of all its other product lines in the U.S. market,

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Now more than ever, we’d like to hear your stories!
March 31, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Welcome to our Industry Bulletin Board — monitoring the state of our industry during this pandemic. Are you open? Are you keeping busy?  We want to hear from you! Please scroll to the very bottom of this page to where