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Catalytic Converter Technology Inventors Honored
November 16, 2001 by Auto Service World

John J. Mooney and Carl D. Keith, have been awarded the Walter Ahlstrom Foundation’s Walter Ahlstrom Prize 2001 in Finland today for their work in inventing and commercializing the three-way-catalytic converter to reduce exhaust gas pollution.The prize is awarded in

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Better Economic Times Nearby, Automotive Forum Told
November 14, 2001 by Auto Service World

Economist Michael Graham , in his third consecutive appearance at the Automotive Industries Association Annual Aftermarket Forum says that positive economic signs are coming, with an economic upturn next year or 2003."If the economy is going o turn sometime next

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Bosch Heavy-Duty Alternator Boosts Power, Reduces Fuel Costs
November 12, 2001 by Auto Service World

Robert Bosch Corporation’s has introduced an alternator for heavy-duty trucks that is more powerful and more efficient that previous models.The LI-L alternator, specially designed for Class 3-8 heavy-duty trucks, significantly impacts the trucking industry by increasing output nearly 40% while

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Hastings Expands Canadian ACL Representation to U.S. and Mexico
November 9, 2001 by Auto Service World

Hastings Manufacturing Company has announced it has signed an agreement to become the exclusive marketer and distributor of ACL engine components in United States and Mexico. The Hastings, Michigan-based piston ring and engine-parts specialist said the agreement with Melbourne, Australia-based

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United Automotive Distributors Closes Doors After Sell-Off
November 8, 2001 by Auto Service World

United Automotive Distributors Ltd. is closing its doors after being a major influence on the automotive aftermarket in Vancouver and other parts of British Columbia for 32 years.Doug Reid who heads up the company told Jobber News that the company

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American Finance Company Opens Canadian Call Center
November 8, 2001 by Auto Service World

AmeriCredit Corp. today officially dedicated its new call center in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.The Peterborough center, which is located about 160 kilometers northeast of Toronto, is the company’s first to be located in Canada and fifth call center in North America.

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Ottawa Shop Selected Carquest Award of Excellence Finalist
November 6, 2001 by Auto Service World

Carquest Auto Parts has announced that Roy Rump of Roy Rump & Sons Tire & Auto Centre, Ottawa, Ont., as a 2001 Carquest Excellence Award Finalist and the only Canadian location to be selected.“CARQUEST is dedicated to the independent shop

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Gasket Training Goes On-Line
November 5, 2001 by Auto Service World

The Fel-Pro CounterPro training program for automotive parts counterpeople and other automotive professionals who sell or install gaskets is now available on-lineAccessible through the www.federal-mogul.com website, The Fel-Pro CounterPro training program offers in-depth technical information covering gasket design and performance

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Freudenberg-NOK Phasing Out Detroit Gasket in Favor of Corteco Identity
November 2, 2001 by Auto Service World

Freudenberg-NOK, the North American partner of the Freudenberg and NOK Group Companies, the world’s largest supplier of original-equipment automotive gaskets and seals, today announced the alignment of its aftermarket product lines into a single business unit called Corteco. At the

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Bridgestone Brand To Be in CART in 2002
November 2, 2001 by Auto Service World

Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc. and Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc., announced that the Bridgestone Potenza racing radial will be the tire all FedEx Championship Series competitors will be racing on in 2002. Bridgestone tires also compete in Formula One competition and will

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Canadian Tire Money Honored in Exhibition
October 25, 2001 by Auto Service World

Almost every Canadian has a few crumpled bills of Canadian Tire Money and this enduring icon of Canadiana is now be honored with an exhibition at the Currency Museum in the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, Ont.The Story of Canadian

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Michael Cardone, Jr. Receives Automotive Leader Award
October 24, 2001 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association presented Michael Cardone, Jr., president, CEO and COO of Cardone Industries with its “Automotive Leader of the Year” Award for his contributions to the automotive remanufacturing industry.Cardone, a 30-year veteran of the industry, is known