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TRW Makes Move to Spin Off Automotive Division
June 5, 2002 by Auto Service World

TRW Inc. has taken steps to prepare for the separation of its automotive division, TRW Automotive Inc., from the parent company.TRW Automotive Inc. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the possible tax-free spin-off of TRW’s

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Virtual Villeneuve Unveiled in Montreal
June 4, 2002 by Auto Service World

Canadian Formula One Jacques Villeneuve unveiled a new video game being marketed under his name today, touting realistic championship performance with the notable exception that the "virtual Villeneuve" may have a better chance of scoring some points.While the real-world Jacques

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Automotive Business E-Learning Site Moves into Quebec Market
June 4, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre Ltd. (AAEC) has announced the signing of an agreement that will see the education program expanded into Quebec.Robert Greenwood, president and CEO of Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre Ltd. announced today that a 10-year agreement had

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Sealed Power NHRA Collector Cards Win Advertising Award
June 4, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Sealed Power engine parts collectors card set that Federal-Mogul developed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the National Hot Rod Association last year has received a Bronze-level citation in the prestigious International Automotive Advertising Awards. Federal-Mogul was the only

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CASCAR SUPER SERIES: Whitlock Wins Rain Shortened Event
June 3, 2002 by Auto Service World

Dave Whitlock started on the pole in Saturday night’s AUTOPRO / NAPA 150 CASCAR Super Series race at Autodrome St-Eustache. And when the red flag flew for rain on lap 97, ending the race, the Ford Fast Lane Taurus driver

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More Powerful Diagnostic Tool Announced
June 3, 2002 by Auto Service World

AutoXray, Inc. has announced that the company has released a new and more powerful diagnostic tool designed especially for professional automotive technician. The new Pro Pack Plus integrates industry-leading functionality into a single kit, while maintaining the ease-of-use for which

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Uni-Select Honored for its Client Practices by Quebec Organization
May 31, 2002 by Auto Service World

Uni-Select has been recognized by the Quebec chamber of commerce for its client orientation.At the 22nd Mercuriades Gala held in Montreal by La Chambre du Commerce du Quebec, auto parts distributor Uni-Select Inc. was awarded the Mercure for large corporations

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NHTSA Rule Clears Hurdle for Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems
May 31, 2002 by Auto Service World

The release of a rule by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has put tire monitoring systems one step closer to becoming mandatory on U.S. vehicles.In response to a mandate in the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation

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General Motors of Canada Plant Earns Gold In 2002 J.D. Power and Associates Quality Study
May 31, 2002 by Auto Service World

General Motors of Canada Oshawa Car Plant #2 placed first overall among all assembly plants in North America in the 2002 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study released today, winning the Gold Plant Quality Award. The Oshawa-built Buick Century

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Cell Safety Tops List During Canadian Wireless Safety Week
May 30, 2002 by Auto Service World

Safe use of cellular phones while travelling is the focus of Canadian Wireless Safety Week that bows in Monday. Canada’s wireless telecommunications industry reminds all travellers, cottagers and vacationers that responsible driving is the key to a safe and healthy

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New four-cylinder engines from Ford, Mazda
May 29, 2002 by Auto Service World

Ford Motor Company and Mazda Motor Corporation are introducing an all-new global family of 16-valve I-4 engines displacing from 1.8 liters up to 2.3 liters using different bore and stroke combinations with potential for up to 100 different derivatives. The

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U.S. News: System Answers Question "What happens when rescuers need rescuing?"
May 29, 2002 by Auto Service World

Two technology companies have teamed up to outfit emergency response vehicles with automatic crash notification reporting.Roadside Telematics Corporation of Aliso Viejo, Calif., announced today that the company has teamed with Vetronix Corporation of Santa Barbara, Calif., to outfit emergency response