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Altrom Announces Key Appointments
May 27, 2002 by Auto Service World

Altrom has announced two significant appointments within its organization.Bernhard Litscher, chairman of the board for the Altrom Group has announced the appointment of Pascal Litscher to the position of president of Altrom Canada Corp./Corporation Altrom du Canada. Litscher has worked

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Inroble introduces new sport rotors
May 27, 2002 by Auto Service World

Inroble has announced a new series of high performance rotors called the Inroble Sport series. The new cross-drilled and slotted rotors provide an escape path for gasses generated during heavy braking, which allows the pad to stay in contact with

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EiKO Announces Partnership With Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance
May 24, 2002 by Auto Service World

EiKO is pleased to announce an enhanced and expanded lighting program as an approved vendor for the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. After close work with the product review committee, EiKO, an approved Alliance vendor, has upgraded its replacement lamp program

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Porsche Unleashes Spicy Specs of Cayenne SUV
May 24, 2002 by Auto Service World

Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG has released detailed technical information on its upcoming Cayenne sport utility vehicle (SUV), including information describing the Cayenne’s permanent four-wheel drive system. With the Cayenne — Porsche’s third model line — the company will introduce

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Drinking and Driving Awareness Campaign Kicks Off
May 24, 2002 by Auto Service World

Community groups, police, city councilors, public health, and students will volunteer in 45 communities at 145 stores to raise funds and awareness for sober driving. A true partnership, 50% of the revenue raised by participants is returned to them for

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PartSource Partners With Big Brothers and Sisters
May 23, 2002 by Auto Service World

PartSource has announced Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (BBBSC) as its official national charitable organization.The automotive specialty parts chain pledged to use its network and capabilities to help BBBSC match children with caring adults. The new partnership will focus

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Canadians See Tired Truckers and Tired Trucks as a Hazard
May 23, 2002 by Auto Service World

Although only 41% of Canadians view the number of trucks on the road as a hazard, 70% believe that truck drivers who are tired as a result of long hours of driving are a serious problem, the same number who

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Prolab on Track for Profitability in Lubricant Business
May 22, 2002 by Auto Service World

Prolab reports that its lubricant business will make a profit this year, after reducing overhead and operating costs and expanding distribution agreements.At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held today in Montreal, Jean-Guy Grenier, chairman of the board, president and

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Remanufacturing Association Unveils Internet Community
May 22, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA) has unveiled the first facet of its Internet community, RemanCentral.comAssociation president Bill Gager announced the first stage of operation for the Internet site, the Message Boards for the automotive and truck parts remanufacturing community.The

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U.S. News: AutoZone Reports Double Digit Increase in Sales
May 22, 2002 by Auto Service World

AutoZone, Inc., has reported sales of $1.225 billion U.S. for its third quarter, an increase of 11% from fiscal 2001, excluding the sales of the TruckPro subsidiary which was sold in December. Same store sales, or sales for domestic auto

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Montreal Auto Show Announces New Venue
May 21, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Montreal Auto Show, which had suffered since the roof collapsed on the Olympic Stadium, has announced it is moving to the refurbished Palais des Congres.The show will be held from November 22 to December 1, 2002. “After consulting the

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Former U.S. President Bush to Speak at Autobody Conference
May 21, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Honorable George Bush, 41st President of the United States, will deliver the International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) 2002 keynote address this December.Bush was elected to the U.S. presidency in November 1988 and served until January 1993. Since leaving