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Wynn’s Canada Closing Warranty Division
July 5, 2002 by Auto Service World

Wynn’s Canada has announced that it will close its Warranty Division by month’s end.Mr. Geoff Woolley, vice-president and general manager made the announcement adding that it’s impact on the business will be minimal. All existing warranties will be honoured. "All

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CASCAR Event Raises Money and Awareness for Spinal Cord Injury Research
July 3, 2002 by Auto Service World

More than $15,000 was raised for the Rick Hansen Man In Motion Foundation at the CASCAR Canada Day Shoot Out in Cayuga this past weekend.Turner Motorsports, which has aligned itself with the organization seeking a cure for spinal cord injuries–driver/owner

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Bus Stop Technology Being Evaluated
July 2, 2002 by Auto Service World

NewTech Group International Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a contract to adapt its full contact disc brake to the ZF drop axles used on the Nova Bus low-floor busses owned by the Societe de Transport de Montreal.

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Automotive Aftermarket Expresses Concerns to Industry Minister
July 2, 2002 by Auto Service World

A committee of automotive aftermarket executives expressed its concern over human resource issues, regulations and cross-border issues at an automotive industry stakeholders meeting with Industry Minister Allan Rock Friday.At the Canadian Forum on Automotive Innovation and Investment meeting, aftermarket representatives

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USI-AGI Prairies Management Team Named
June 27, 2002 by Auto Service World

The management team of the Acklands-Grainger/Uni-Select joint venture in Western Canada, USI-AGI Prairies Inc., has been announced.The joint venture, formed last year, is being managed by Uni-Select and includes both Uni-Select members and Bumper-to-Bumper associates.Sean Corcelli who has been a

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Canadian Tire pledges $500,000 toward Retail Internet Training
June 26, 2002 by Auto Service World

Canadian Tire has pledged $500,000 to Ryerson University’s Retail Ready ‘Net online learning program.Retail Ready ‘Net is the Internet-based delivery mechanism for Ryerson’s Bachelor of Commerce in Retail Management. It allows students to access the Retail Management education from any

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Modular LED Lighting System Will Improve Design Flexibility
June 26, 2002 by Auto Service World

Lighting supplier Hella is introducing the automotive industry’s first modular lighting system. Called MOLIS (MOdular LIghting System), the modular concept allows vehicle lighting to function through a network of individual, light-emitting diode (LED) mini-lamps that can be grouped to meet

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Update: Delphi Signs Distribution Agreement with Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Names Representing Agencies
June 25, 2002 by Auto Service World

Delphi Product & Service Solutions, a division of Delphi Corporation, has announced a distribution partnership with Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc., its first comprehensive distribution deal.On behalf of Delphi, the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance distribution group and its members will

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High Speed Wireless Platform Could Speed Vehicle Information Access
June 24, 2002 by Auto Service World

A wireless network that can deliver digital files quickly to vehicles travelling at highway speeds may pave the road for increased in-vehicle Internet use.Delphi Corp. is developing technology to deliver real-time Internet and digital information to vehicles, using a wireless

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Smog Warnings Greet Toronto Smog Summit Attendees
June 21, 2002 by Auto Service World

Warnings of high smog levels greeted an unprecedented number of politicians from all levels of government as they gathered in Toronto to sign a clean air declaration.Representatives from the regional governments in the Greater Toronto Area, the City of Toronto,

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Blame Canada: Imported Canadian Cars Could Leave Buyers Cold, Warns U.S. Web Site
June 21, 2002 by Auto Service World

The tremendous exodus of Canadian used cars to the U.S. could have its downside for American buyers, says Edmunds.com, a consumer website."Did you get an unbelievable deal buying a nearly new used vehicle?" the site asks. Car shoppers might be

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ASE Certification Testing Schedule Announced
June 20, 2002 by Auto Service World

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) will offer its full complement of forty-plus certification tests for repair professionals and parts specialists this Fall over the course of three evenings on November 7, 12, and 14 at 7:00 p.m.