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Tire Company to Begin Fleet Testing of Radio Frequency Tire Identification
January 15, 2003 by Auto Service World

Psst! Your tires have something to tell you.The road to gathering information about the tires on your family vehicle is about to become an information super highway courtesy of global tire giant Michelin.The company’s engineers have developed a radio frequency

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Federal-Mogul Honoured by Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
January 14, 2003 by Auto Service World

For the second consecutive year, Federal-Mogul Corporation has been chosen “Supplier of the Year” by Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc., which operates stores under the Auto Value name in Canada.Federal-Mogul was selected Supplier of the Year for 2002 by the

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NAPA Canada Departs From Canadian Stockcar Racing Sponsorship
January 13, 2003 by Auto Service World

NAPA Canada has announced that is ending its four-year sponsorship with Robin Buck Racing.The announcement did not elaborate on the reasons behind the change, but NAPA Canada vice-president, sales & marketing, did offer that it was a change in marketing

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General Motors of Canada and its Calgary Area Dealers Donate $1.1 Million to Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
January 13, 2003 by Auto Service World

General Motors of Canada president Michael Grimaldi has announced a combined $1.1 million donation to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) from GM Canada and its Calgary Area Dealers. The donation is for the Clayton Carroll Automotive Centre.“It’s no

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TI Automotive Acquires Pierburg Electric Fuel Pump Division
January 13, 2003 by Auto Service World

TI Automotive has acquired the electric fuel-pump division of Kolbenschmidt Pierburg AG in Neuss, Germany. Bill Laule, TI Automotive’s chief executive officer, said the move is designed to enhance the company’s global fuel-pump design and manufacturing capabilities. Kolbenschmidt Pierburg is

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Collision Group to Offer Information Sessions on Ontario Rebuilt Vehicle Program
January 10, 2003 by Auto Service World

Ontario will be introducing a mandatory vehicle branding program aimed at countering motor vehicle fraud and theft and protecting consumers in the used vehicle market and the Collision Industry Action Group is offering information sessions in co-operation with the Ontario

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Auto Executives Push for Global Environmental and Safety Standards
January 10, 2003 by Auto Service World

Leaders of 13 of the world’s leading passenger car and light truck manufacturers from Japan, Europe and the U.S. for the first time agreed to work together to encourage governments to adopt a common set of standards for environmental and

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Unleaded High-Octane Racing Fuel Named Official Fuel for Racing Association
January 10, 2003 by Auto Service World

The F4 100 Racing Fuel, from a Green Star Products, Inc. associated company, has been named has the official fuel for the Baby Grand Stock Car Association.The Baby Grands use the new Yamaha XJR1300 engine, and when this power plant

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Four-wheel Steering System Honoured by Women Journalists
January 10, 2003 by Auto Service World

Delphi Corporation’s four-wheel steering system, QUADRASTEER has been selected by Women in Automotive Journalism (WAJ) as a top three finalist for the “Top New Automotive Feature for 2003.” The four-wheel steering system, which debuted on several full size trucks and

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New Anti-lock Braking System Debuts on Saturn
January 9, 2003 by Auto Service World

Robert Bosch Corporation’s next generation anti-lock braking system (ABS) is making its North American debut as an option on the all-new 2003 Saturn ION. The company says that new algorithms and software development tools allow the new system, ABS8, to

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Car Theft on the Rise in Canada, Nearly Half by Youth
January 8, 2003 by Auto Service World

According to Statistics Canada, perhaps you should check that your car is still where you left it.On average, car thieves stole an auto every three minutes during 2001, said Canada’s national record keeping agency. There were just over 170,000 stolen

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Canadian Companies Supply Toyota with Hydrogen Fueling Station.
January 8, 2003 by Auto Service World

Dynetek Industries of Calgary, Alta., has announced its involvement with the Stuart Energy intelligent hydrogen fueling station sold to Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., as announced earlier by Stuart Energy Systems Corporation of Mississauga, Ontario. Dynetek supplied the stationary compressed hydrogen