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Tenneco Automotive Recognized for Emission Control Technologies
October 28, 2003 by Auto Service World

Tenneco Automotive has received Honorable Mention Automotive News PACE Awards for its Exhaust Isolators and Tunable Muffler Shell technologies. The 2004 Automotive News PACE Awards are jointly presented by Automotive News, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young and the Transportation Research

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ArvinMeritor Ups Ante for Dana Bid
October 27, 2003 by Auto Service World

ArvinMeritor Inc., looking to eliminate a big stumbling block in its $2.2 billion U.S. hostile bid for rival Dana Corp., has offered to divest itself of some of Dana’s truck-parts business in order to win antitrust approval for the deal,

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Canadian International Auto Show Hosts Design Competition
October 24, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

The World Automotive Design Competition sponsored by Alias Incorporated and hosted by the Canadian International Auto show will be back in Toronto again next year.Transportation design students from 19 schools around the world are invited and will be vying for

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Retail Industry Professionals to Gather in Las Vegas to Talk Chemicals
October 24, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

Retailers will gather in Las Vegas, Nev., during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Exposition (AAPEX) to discuss market opportunities for the automotive chemical industry during a ‘Retailers Review’ luncheon.A panel made up of John Lammers, senior director of purchasing for Murray’s

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Embarrassed GM to Rename New Buick with Risque Overtones
October 23, 2003 by Auto Service World

General Motors Corp will rename its new Buick LaCrosse in Canada because the name for the car is slang for masturbation in Quebec, embarrassed officials with the U.S. automaker said Thursday in a Reuters report posted on Internet search engine

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U.S. News: Financial Benchmark Survey of Aftermarket Distributors Released
October 23, 2003 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) has released its 2003 edition of the Financial Benchmarks for Success: A Survey of Aftermarket Distributors. The survey of 340 participating companies contains a wealth of key statistics on profitability, sales, asset turnover, return

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AIA Young Executive Society Announces Diverse Program
October 22, 2003 by Auto Service World

The Young Executives Society of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada has announced the program for its first leadership conference in November.The Young Executive Society Leadership Conference Vision 2020 combines several themes into one event, which will take place on

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Aftermarket Catalogue Standard Updated
October 22, 2003 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Aftermarket Industries Association Electronic Catalogue Standard has been enhanced to better meet the needs of all aftermarket manufacturers and their business partners, including virtually all of the major electronic catalogue suppliers. The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) recently

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Delphi Appoints Integrated Service Solutions Product Specialists For Canada
October 21, 2003 by Auto Service World

Delphi Integrated Service Solutions, a business unit of Delphi Product & Service Solutions, part of Delphi Corporation, has announced the addition of two product specialists for the Canadian market. Alain Mouchaca will support the Quebec market and Dave Marion will

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Equip Auto Names Grand Prix Winners
October 18, 2003 by by Andrew Ross

Paris, France–Equip Auto, one of the largest international automotive component shows in the world, has named the winners in its International Grand Prix for Technical Innovation.The event, which has attracted some 2,000 exhibitors from 60 countries, including Canada, is held

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Mohawk Announces New Distributor For Western Canada
October 14, 2003 by Auto Service World

Mohawk Resources Ltd. of Amsterdam, New York have announced the appointment of a new Master Stocking Distributor for Western Canada. Mr. Tom Evans of Luvan Equipment, 483 Madison St. Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3J 1J2, 204-772-6523Luvan will be responsible for distribution of

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Survey Says Canadians Want Photo Enforcement
October 10, 2003 by Auto Service World

According to the Canada Safety Council, Canadians favour some use of photo radar for speed enforcement. The CSC commissioned a Decima teleVox survey of 2,000 Canadians to find out their attitudes towards traffic enforcement. The results of the September 2003