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KEM Launches Fully Functional Website
April 30, 2002 by Auto Service World

KEM Manufacturing has launched its new website, www.kemparts.com, which offers its customers research, ordering, tracking and interchange options, product photos and real-time part availability.KEM, which has 10 factory distribution centers strategically located throughout the U.S. and Canada, allows customers to

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Truckers to Raise Funds for Quebec Students
April 30, 2002 by Auto Service World

More than 40 trucks will head off from Montreal en route to Brossard today, with the goal of raising $40,000 for Quebec youth school projects.The Fondation Jeunes Projet, in association with major sponsors such as Mtro-Richelieu, National Bank of Canada,

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Tenneco Extends Safety Triangle Promotion
April 29, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Monroe Safety First promotion from Tenneco Automotive, which offers comeback certificates worth up to $75 to consumers who replace worn shocks and/or struts with selected Monroe units, has been extended through June 30, 2002.The promotion is part of the

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Snap-on Gives Chairmanship to Elliot
April 26, 2002 by Auto Service World

Snap-on Incorporated has announced that Dale F. Elliott, Snap-on president and chief executive officer, and a member of its board of directors, has been elected to the additional position of chairman of the board. Elliott, 47, assumes the role from

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Rocker Rob Zombie Says He’s No Britney Spears, Sues Mazda
April 26, 2002 by Auto Service World

According the rocker Rob Zombie, two years agoa Mazda used some of his music in a commercial and has damaged his anti-corporate image.“Someone like Britney Spears doesn’t have any integrity to maintain so it doesn’t matter — she’s a corporate

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Canadian International Auto Show Kicks Off with Expanded Learning Opportunities
April 24, 2002 by Auto Service World

In response to popular demand, organizers have seminars on new vehicle technology and other topics to its line-up being offered during the Canadian International Automotive Show May 3 to 5, 2002 in Toronto. The New Vehicle Technology seminar will feature

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Research Reveals Bad Drivers Have Bad Attitude
April 24, 2002 by Auto Service World

Drivers with many accidents and violations are impatient, aggressive, distracted and oblivious, feel “entitled,” and blame their problems on other drivers, a study of U.S. driver attitude reveals.The study was commissioned by RightFind Technology, a company developing new products that

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Crash Parts Certification Group Announces Lighting Standard
April 24, 2002 by Auto Service World

Autobody replacement parts certification group, the Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA), has introduced a new standard for automotive lighting.CAPA’s Technical Committee, in approving standard 301 for certifying aftermarket automotive lighting, has included in dimensional checks (form and fit), appearance, composition,

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Long-Time Sales Professional Frank Donnelly Passes Away
April 23, 2002 by Auto Service World

A veteran of the Canadian automotive aftermarket, Frank Donnelly has died.Donnelly was a long-standing member of Grant Brothers Sales Limited’s sales team. He joined the organization in 1957 and most recently served district manager in Ontario for the Traditional Automotive

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Things Looking Up at Tenneco, but Loss Still Registered
April 23, 2002 by Auto Service World

Tenneco Automotive announced today that the company’s first quarter 2002 performance improved significantly versus one year ago with a reported net loss of $2 million, or 5-cents per share, for the first quarter of 2002, compared with a net loss

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APA Selects Wagner Brake Products for Professional Choice
April 22, 2002 by Auto Service World

The APA Professional Choice Auto Parts group has selected Wagner Brake Products from Federal-Mogul as the marketing partner for 2002.As a designated marketing partner, the Wagner brand and product line will be featured in all APA trade advertising in 2002.

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iATN 2002 Convention Slated for September
April 19, 2002 by Auto Service World

The International Automotive Technicians’ Network (iATN) 2002 AnnualConvention will be held Sept. 27-29, at the West Coast Anaheim Hotel, Anaheim, Calif.The Convention, jointly sponsored by NAPA and ASE, will draw automotive service professionals from across North America and around the