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Scholarship program doles out $27,000
February 25, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Recipients of scholarships administered through the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) have been announced for 2019. Through the program, the association distributes over $27,000 to students from coast-to-coast.   University of the Aftermarket Foundation Scholarship – $1,000 each Cody Bertholet, Assiniboine

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GM training manager to lead ASE Education Foundation
February 25, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The ASE Education Foundation has announced the officers for its 2020 board of directors. The new chairman is Chris Wallace, technical training integration manager for General Motors. Vice chairman Ted Hood is the division sales manager of Genuine Parts Company.

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EYE SPY More DIY disasters
February 25, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Rookie mistakes from our growing collection of EYE SPY pictures.

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East Penn exec named to AASA committee
February 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Jeff O’Hara, director of sales, retail markets, automotive batteries for East Penn Manufacturing, has been named to the AASA Modern Industry eXpertise (MiX) Council’s executive committee. The MiX Council is dedicated to addressing and solving industry challenges and concerns by

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New videos promote routine maintenance
February 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Federated Auto Parts has introduced a new series of videos entitled “Car Care That Works!” The videos, which can be seen at Federated’s YouTube channel,  stress the importance of routine vehicle maintenance, service, and repair, and provide motorists with

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Category Focus: Wheel Service
February 24, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Quick Tread Edge with release of WinAlign 16.1 Hunter Engineering’s next-generation drive-over tread depth measuring tool, Quick Tread Edge is now available with Hunter’s latest release of WinAlign 16.1. With Quick Tread Edge, service providers can maximize tire sales and

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NRS Brakes expands coverage for Hino Trucks
February 21, 2020 by Allan Janssen

NRS Brakes has expanded its galvanized brake-pad coverage for Hino Class 4, 5 and 6 trucks. The pads, which are re-engineered to exceed the performance of the original brake pads to help operators reduce downtime, come with the NRS Brakes

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Mahle strikes deal with FCA for data usage
February 21, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Mahle Aftermarket Service Solutions and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) have signed an agreement giving Mahle’s diagnostic tools access to secure vehicle data. According to the deal, Mahle will have “trouble-free access” to FCA’s servers and the ability to retrieve all

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SEMA hires industry sales director
February 21, 2020 by Allan Janssen

The Specialty Equipment Market Association has hired Jeff Dahlin as an industry sales director to help oversee a portfolio of client accounts and create partnerships for the SEMA Show, Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show, and their accompanying monthly publications

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Ford to train on the new Mustang using Bosch VR tech
February 20, 2020 by Allan Janssen

  Ford is set to start using a VR solution developed by Bosch to train technicians on the new Mustang Mach-E. Technicians will be able to see how the new all-electric vehicle works, and what they need to know about

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Permatex sweepstakes down to ‘final laps’
February 20, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Fans have until April 30, 2020 for a chance to win a Custom-built 2019 Dodge Challenger

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COMMENTARY: It All Boils Down to Quality
February 20, 2020 by Allan Janssen

Somewhere between rock solid and rock bottom are aftermarket companies that struggle with consistency.