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Production Engine Association to Meet During 2005 AERA Event
September 7, 2004 by Auto Service World

The Production Engine Remanufacturers Association will hold its Spring 2005 meeting in conjunction with the AERA-Engine Rebuilders Expo in Las Vegas next April.Incoming PERA Chairman, Denny Janisewski of Gopher Motors Rebuilding, Inc., made the announcement.PERA will hold their meeting on

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Transport Minister Signs Agreement for New Brunswick Intelligent Transportation Systems
September 3, 2004 by Auto Service World

Transport Minister Jean-C. Lapierre, along with Paul Robichaud, New Brunswick Minister of Transportation, today announced the signing of two contribution agreements between the Government of Canada and the Province of New Brunswick for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) in the province.Under

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Uni-Select Continues U.S. Expansion
September 2, 2004 by Auto Service World

Uni-Select Inc. will add 31 distribution centres and 145 corporate stores in 18 U.S. states as a result of a deal it has struck to buy Middle Atlantic Warehouse Distributor Inc., based in Tonawanda, N.Y.Uni-Select said late Wednesday it had

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New PEI Highway Project Announced
September 2, 2004 by Auto Service World

Transport Minister Jean-C. Lapierre, together with Prince Edward Island Transportation and Public Works Minister Gail Shea, today announced a new road construction project funded under the Canada/PEI Strategic Highway Infrastructure Program (SHIP).The latest project to be approved under the program

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Bridgestone Firestone Announces Safety Campaign
September 1, 2004 by Auto Service World

Bridgestone/Firestone Canada Inc. (BFCA) announced that it is initiating a voluntary safety campaign in Canada to replace approximately 1,400 Bridgestone Dueler A/T tires in size LT285/75R16 LR D (Load Range D). The subject tires were manufactured in Japan by Bridgestone

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Only a Few Seats Remain for Industry Anti-Counterfeiting Meeting
August 31, 2004 by Auto Service World

Only a few seats remain for Industry Anti-Counterfeiting meeting from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, at the Dearborn Inn, 20301 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, Mich. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR

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China Places Conditions on Trade with Mexico
August 31, 2004 by Auto Service World

In what can only be called a case of the pot alleging that the kettle might be black, China has put pressure on Mexico to curb anti-dumping.China reported that Mexico must pay closer attention to antidumping cases if it. wants

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ArvinMeritor to Market Canadian Developed Heavy-Duty Suspension
August 27, 2004 by Auto Service World

ArvinMeritor Inc. Commercial Vehicle Systems (CVS) business group announces the signing of a licensing agreement with Alberta’s Raydan Manufacturing Inc. for the patented Air Link rear tandem suspension product line. This exclusive agreement begins a long-term global collaboration between the

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Ford, Honda Brands Most Requested: Women’s Auto Site
August 26, 2004 by Auto Service World

WomanMotorist.com has released the results of their “Most Requested Cars” study for the first six months of 2004. The data represents the accumulated vehicle price-quote requests sent to dealerships by WomanMotorist.com readers during the car buying process. The table below

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BMW Group Canada Announces New President and CEO
August 25, 2004 by Auto Service World

BMW Group Canada announced today that Mr. Lindsay Duffield (47) has been named President and CEO. Mr. Duffield,currently Vice President, Operations for BMW Financial Services, Americas Region based out of Dublin, Ohio assumes his new role effective September 1, 2004.

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Canadian Suppliers End European Joint Venture
August 25, 2004 by Auto Service World

Linamar Corp. and Wescast Industries Inc. announced that they have signed an agreement for Wescast to acquire all of Linamar’s interest in Weslin Industries Inc.Weslin is a European joint venture operation between Wescast Industries Inc. and Linamar and was established

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Keystone Elects New Top Executive
August 25, 2004 by Auto Service World

Keystone Automotive Industries Inc. announced that Richard L. Keister was formally elected president and chief executive officer at the company’s annual board meeting held last week. He succeeds the retiring Charles J. Hogarty who remains with the company as a