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Remanufacturing Industry Personality Honoured
August 18, 2003 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Parts Rebuilders Association (APRA) and the Auto Electric Rebuilders Association of Canada (AERAC) have announced a "Salute to Barney Kaplan" day on September 19, 2003 in Detroit, Mich.Bill Gager, APRA president, announced, "This special meeting salutes long-time APRA

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Avanti, GM Settle Dispute; Studebaker XUV Into Production This Fall
August 15, 2003 by Auto Service World

The dispute between Georgia-based independent automaker Avanti Motor Corp. and the General Motors Corp. over the design of Avanti’s newest addition to the market, its Studebaker XUV, has been settled amicably and out of court.“We’re glad that this could be

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DaimlerChrysler Canada and Chrysler Financial Canada Donate $125,000 to Forest Fire Relief
August 15, 2003 by Auto Service World

DaimlerChrysler Canada and Chrysler Financial Canada have announced donations of $100,000 and $25,000 respectivelyto the North Thompson Relief Fund in an effort to provide assistance to families affected by the forest fires in British Columbia. “We are extremely concerned about

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Championship Auto Racing Teams Reports Second Quarter 2003 Results
August 14, 2003 by Auto Service World

Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. (NYSE:MPH) announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2003 and detailed several changes in its business model arising from the significant challenges presently facing the corporation.Recognizing that its current business structure

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General Motors of Canada Limited Provides $100,000 to the North Thompson Relief Fund
August 13, 2003 by Auto Service World

General Motors of Canada Limited pledged $100,000 to the victims of the forest fires raging through the Kamloops,British Columbia area. The fires have destroyed the homes of over 1,000 people and an additional 7,500 people have been evacuated. General Motors

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Canada’s Handiest Automotive Data Source Goes to CD
August 13, 2003 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Service Data Book, known as the handiest source for automotive service data, has been converted to a CD format while retaining all the features and content of the printed version."It increases the usability and functionality of the ASDB,"

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Four Goodyears Change Name to Dunlop in Name Change Challenge
August 13, 2003 by Auto Service World

Four Canadians named Goodyear have renamed a branch of their family tree and now officially answer to the surname Dunlop. Bradley, Jackson, Brian and Janice Dunlop, nee Goodyear, rose to the challenge of the Dunlop Name Swap, which dared Canadians

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Motors in Wheel Give GM ‘Jump’ on Advanced Technology Vehicles
August 12, 2003 by Auto Service World

Imagine a vehicle that can give you sports car performance, better fuel economy, unrivaled ride and handling, and enhanced vehicle safety simultaneously.Engineers at General Motors Corp. have developed a potential breakthrough technology, called wheel hub motors, that could dramatically increase

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Prestigious Triangle Award Slated for Presentation at AAPEX
August 12, 2003 by Auto Service World

The coveted Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association’s Triangle Award will be presented at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas this November.Awarded since 1974, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has honored outstanding industry leaders or organizations with

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Court’s Decision Regarding NHTSA Regulation Broadens Market for SmarTire
August 11, 2003 by Auto Service World

SmarTire Systems Inc. (OTCBB: SMTR) confirmed today that it strongly supports a recent decision by the U.S. Courtof Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York directing the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to rewrite a regulation issued

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AAPEX Announces Winston Cup Exhibition Race
August 11, 2003 by Auto Service World

Organizers of the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) have announced an exciting new program to give show attendees a unique opportunity to meet and see two-time Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip and other Winston Cup drivers and watch them compete

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Professionals Debunk Automotive "Wisdom"
August 8, 2003 by Auto Service World

Should you warm your car in the winter? What does it mean when your steering wheel shakes? The answer may not be what many car owners believe, according to professional service specialists.A group of professional technicians who are part of