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National Car Wash Program to Help Charities Clean Up
March 11, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Clorox Company of Canada has announced a program to help volunteer groups launch charity car washes.The Armor All National Car Wash Day, first held in 2000, is scheduled for May 25 this year. “What helps drive the success of

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Nissan and Dealers Donate $200,000 to Alberta Training Center
March 7, 2002 by Auto Service World

Nissan Canada Inc. and local Nissan and Infiniti dealers have donated $200,000 to assist the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in building a state-of-the-art automotive technician training center. The donation will be used to help complete the Clayton Carroll

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PartSource to Add Three Ontario Stores
March 6, 2002 by Auto Service World

PartSource has announced that it will be adding three new stores in Ontario this summer.Scheduled to open this summer, PartSource will introduce two 7,200 square foot stores in Windsor. One will be located on Tecumseh Road, west of Jefferson Boulevard,

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Goodyear and Siemens VDO Team Up for Tire Pressure Warning Software
March 6, 2002 by Auto Service World

Goodyear and Siemens VDO Automotive Corporation have developed a new software program that can interpret tire and vehicle data together to provide driver warnings of low tire inflation.The system delivers a ‘convenience’ message and a ‘warning’ message. A convenience message

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Bosch to Supply Dodge Common Rail Diesel System
March 5, 2002 by Auto Service World

Robert Bosch Corporation has announced it is finalizing production to supply common rail fuel injection systems for the new 2003 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 heavy-duty diesel pickup trucks. The Bosch common rail system is featured on the new Cummins 5.9 liter

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Sears Card Now Accepted at Petro-Canada
March 5, 2002 by Auto Service World

Sears Canada Inc. has announced that it has partnered with Petro-Canada to offer its 9.3 million Sears Cardholders another payment option when purchasing gas at Petro-Canada locations with the added value of earning Sears Club Points.“We are very excited about

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CART To Promote Chicago Race
March 4, 2002 by Auto Service World

Championship Auto Racing Teams, which runs the CART FedEx ChampCar series has announced that it will promote and run the Chicago event this year.The event had come into question after the owners of Chicago Motor Speedway had opted not to

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U.S. Anti-Government Group Opposes New CAFE Standards
February 28, 2002 by Auto Service World

A U.S. lobbying group has come out squarely against proposed tougher average fuel mileage minimums, saying that oil drilling should be expanded to wildlife refuges to satisfy Americans’ thirst for SUVs.The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), which claims

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Engine Manufacturer Forms Emissions Group
February 28, 2002 by Auto Service World

Heavy-Duty engine manufacturer Cummins Inc. has unveiled a new venture within its filtration business unit to create and sell solutions to treat the byproducts from engine combustion. Fleetguard Emission Solutions unit has been formed to provide solutions for customers to

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U.S. News: Women Are the New DIYers
February 27, 2002 by Auto Service World

While males still dominate the do-it-yourself (DIY) segment of the automotive aftermarket, the percentage of female DIY vehicle maintainers is growing. Females are now responsible for performing maintenance in one-third of all DIY households, according to a U.S. market research

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Raybestos Brakes Chosen Parts Plus Partner of the Year
February 26, 2002 by Auto Service World

Raybestos brand brakes was presented with the Parts Plus "Partner of the Year" award at the Parts Plus National Convention in Las Vegas. The 2001 award marks the second consecutive year that Raybestos brand brakes has received this prestigious honor.The

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Rebuilt Airbag Recall Called Urgent for Ontario Shops
February 26, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is announcing a warning to motorists who own vehicles that have been involved in collisions, and have had airbags replaced or purchased vehicles that have been collision damaged, that there is a possibility that the