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AIA Announces Marion Roberts Scholarship Winners
November 16, 2005 by Auto Service World

From nurses to lawyers, and journalists to teachers, 62 young adults will be better able to pursue the career of their choice with a little help from AIA; and 62 proud parents from AIA member companies will be relieved to

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Lund International Efficiency Initiative Provides Benefits
November 16, 2005 by Auto Service World

At the recent SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Lund revealed that its strategy to improve manufacturing consistency and efficiency helped Honda improved its own efficiency.Matt Stanesic, OEM Channel Director for Lund International recently spoke at the supplier forum hosted by

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Keystone Automotive Continues Expansion Strategy
November 16, 2005 by Auto Service World

Keystone Automotive has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Reliable Automotive, a specialty distributor and retailer based on Overland, Ks. Currently, Reliable Automotive distributes over 300 product lines nationally to over 15,000 customers via 10 warehouse

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More than 200 Companies Now Signed on for First-Ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week
November 15, 2005 by Auto Service World

Over 200 supplier companies have signed up to participate in the first-ever Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW), set for Monday, Jan. 23, though Friday, Jan. 27, 2006, at The Mirage in Las Vegas.According to W.T. Glasgow Inc., the HDAW show

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Firms Eye Delphi Assets
November 15, 2005 by Auto Service World

Indian and South Asian companies are the latest entities to express an interest in purchasing all or part of embattled Delphi Corp.’sThe Sona Group of Haryana, India, has expressed interest in Delphi’s Saginaw-based steering gear business, and at least two

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PartSource Acquires Thunder Bay Operations
November 14, 2005 by Auto Service World

PartSource, a chain of auto parts specialty stores, today has announced the acquisition of Thunder Bay Best Buy, a two-store auto parts business. The stores will continue to operate in their current locations in Thunder Bay, until the plans for

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Anti-Counterfeiting Act Moves Through U.S. Senate
November 14, 2005 by Auto Service World

The “Stop Counterfeiting in Manufactured Goods Act,” S. 1699 has been passed by the U.S. Senate.This an important piece of legislation for the automotive aftermarket in that will strengthen U.S. federal laws against product counterfeiting. This is the companion bill

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Angrove Appointed to CertifiedFirst Network
November 11, 2005 by Auto Service World

Norm Angrove has been appointed to the position of National Manager of the Canadian CertifiedFirst Network for PPG Canada.The announcement was made by Lee Smith, director, Refinish, PPG Canada. In his new position, Angrove will assume overall responsibility of the

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Counterfeit Product Arrest Applauded
November 11, 2005 by Auto Service World

The recent arrest of a Queens County, N.Y., automotive parts wholesaler on trademark counterfeiting is being lauded by the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA). “This arrest is another step in stemming trade in counterfeit automotive parts and products,” said

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Equip Auto 2005 Reinforces Its Global Positioning
November 10, 2005 by Auto Service World

Equip Auto 2005 Delivered its biggest attendance yet, with the Paris, France automotive event also recording an increase in international participation.The 2005 Equip Auto Show, which brought together the entire automotive equipment sector at Paris-Nord Villepinte 13-18 October, recorded a

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Oil Company Executives Defend Profits in Senate Hearing
November 10, 2005 by Auto Service World

Oil company brass were called on the carpet yesterday to explain to U.S. a U.S. senate hearing why gas prices don’t constitute gouging.The heads of five major oil companies defended the petroleum industry’s huge profits at the Senate hearing.There is

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Heavy-Duty Additions
November 9, 2005 by Auto Service World

Jetco Heavy Duty Lighting, has announced some major additions to its offerings.The heavy duty lighting and accessories manufacturer and distributor launched its new full line product catalogue, new website, www.jetcolighting.com, new look and a host of new products heading into