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Activant Announces Industry Standard eCatalogue Program
November 10, 2003 by Auto Service World

Activant Solutions has introduced a comprehensive data publishing program that enables manufacturers to guarantee faster distribution of updated parts information.The new Manufacturer Publishing Program, from Activant, formerly CCITRIAD, is designed to help aftermarket suppliers transform the way they distribute eCatalogue

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SEMA SHOW Events for Final Day Friday, November 7, 2003
November 7, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

This final day of the SEMA SHOW in Las Vegas is the slowest day with no seminars scheduled and only one special event on the agenda. The show ends at 4pm and will be held again next year on the

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Bridgestone/Firestone Launches Sport Compact Brand
November 7, 2003 by Auto Service World

A tire designed specifically for the enthusiast and tuner markets, was introduced by Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire, LLC at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show this week in Las Vegas. The Fuzion ZRi, a new brand of tire from

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Tenneco Launches Anti-Counterfeiting Raid At AAPEX
November 7, 2003 by Auto Service World

Tenneco Automotive raided four Pacific Rim company booths at the AAPEX show yesterday in Las Vegas, removing product and forcing the companies to stop displaying.<br>The companies, from India, South Korea, and Taiwan, were displaying bushing products bearing the Clevite Elastomers

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SEMA SHOW Events for Thursday, November 6, 2003
November 6, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

The second last day of the SEMA SHOW in Las Vegas is one of the busiest of the 4-day event. Things get rolling around 7: 30am and don’t finish until past 10pm.The seminars begin at 8am with the last one

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Auto Parts Networks Announce Launch of EDI Network
November 5, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

Four of the largest aftermarket sellers are committed to full production of the PARTnerSHIP Network solution for commerce communication.O’Reilly Auto Parts, Advance Auto Parts, Autozone and CSK Auto are either already in full production or testing with the software.PARTnerSHIP Network

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AutoXray and Midtronics Launch Battery Tester for Scan Tools at AAPEX
November 5, 2003 by Auto Service World

AutoXray and Midtronics announced the launch of the new AutoXray EZ-Charge Check line of battery conductance testers designed specifically for use with the new EZ-Scan line of diagnostic scan tools at the Automotive aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX) trade show.AutoXray, the

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SEMA SHOW Events for Wednesday, November 5, 2003
November 5, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

There is a full slate of seminars scheduled for today at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas Nevada with things kicking off early (8am) and finishing up at 5pm.Guest speaker Jackie DeLise starts off the day speaking about creating automotive

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Miller Electric Demonstrates Welding and Cutting at SEMA SHOW
November 4, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

The need to make better welds and cuts is being addressed at the SEMA SHOW in Las Vegas Nevada this week.The Miller Electric Mfg. Co.’s booth attendants will help anyone who would like to learn how to do their own

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SEMA SHOW Events for Tuesday, November 4, 2003
November 4, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

SEMA SHOW 2003 Las Vegas, Nevada Listings of Events for Today Here are a list of events, seminars and celebrity guest appearances for the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada for Tuesday, November 3, 2003. They are listed according to

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Canadian Trainer Receives Prestigious Aftermarket Education Award
November 4, 2003 by Auto Service World

Bob Greenwood, noted consultant and trainer, has been named as a recipient of the prestigious Northwood Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award.Greenwood, who is also a regular contributor to Jobber News Magazine and Service Station and Garage Management.Greenwood, who has market

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Beverlie Cook to Leave AIA at Year’s End
November 3, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

Beverlie Cook Leaves the Automotive Industries Association of Canada By Ron A. Melihen AIA of Canada will reorganize their staff since vice president Beverlie Cook will be leaving at the end of 2003, after almost 15 years of service.Cook began