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Busses Fueled by Alternative Blend To Be Tested in California
September 18, 2002 by Auto Service World

Cummins Westport Inc., a joint venture of Cummins Inc. and Vancouver-based Westport Innovations Inc., announced today that it has partnered with SunLine Transit Agency of Thousand Palms, Calif., to field test two transit buses fueled by a blend of hydrogen

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Federal-Mogul Takes Its Show on the Road, Hits European Aftermarket Show
September 17, 2002 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul Corporation hopes to raise its profile with a major presence at the at the Automechanika 2002 automotive aftermarket trade show in Frankfurt, Germany, with several new product lines on display. Federal-Mogul is placing major emphasis on its European “power

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42-Volt Battery Fits In Standard Footprint
September 17, 2002 by Auto Service World

A 42-volt lithium battery has been delivered for pilot testing that is comparable to lead-acid longevity and performance, and fits into a standard battery casing.The battery, produced by Lithium Technology Corporation, a pilot line stage rechargeable lithium battery manufacturer, produced

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Collision Estimating Guides Now Online
September 17, 2002 by Auto Service World

Motor’s Guide to Estimating is now available online, along with related information to help collision repair facilities.In addition to the estimating pages, CCC Information Services Inc. has announced the online availability of a web-based training tool, Understanding the Motor Guides.

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Lund Sells Smittybilt and Trailmaster to Management Run Group
September 16, 2002 by Auto Service World

Lund International Holdings, Inc. announces the sale of its discontinued businesses to Smittybilt Automotive Group, Inc., effective September 12, 2002. On October 2, 2001, Lund International announced its intention to divest its Smittybilt, Inc. tubular steel business and its Trailmaster

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Canadian Tire Re-branding Esso Stations in Pilot
September 13, 2002 by Auto Service World

Canadian Tire Petroleum today announced its first pilot re-branding program as part of its strategic initiative to convert existing gas stations of other gasoline retailers to the Canadian Tire brand. Three pilot sites operating at Canadian Tire facilities have been

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iATN Reaches 40,000 Member Milestone
September 12, 2002 by Auto Service World

The International Automotive Technicians’ Network (iATN), the world’s largest community of automotive technicians, repair shop owners and other allied automotive service professionals, recently accepted its 40,000th active member. iATN membership now spans 126 countries and collectively, members have more than

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Delphi and Uni-Select Strike Distribution Agreement
September 12, 2002 by Auto Service World

Delphi Product & Service Solutions, a division of Delphi Corporation, has announced that it will partner with Uni-Select Inc. to distribute Delphi products and services to Uni-Select’s independently owned auto parts dealers, repair facilities and repair shops across Canada. “The

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Asian Imports Drive Down Fuel Tank Profits for Canadian Manufacturer
September 11, 2002 by Auto Service World

Spectra Premium Industries Inc., a North American leader in the manufacture of automobile, light-truck and heavy-duty truck aftermarket parts, reported today that Pacific Rim competition in fuel tanks has been largely responsible for a decline in quarterly profits.The company reported

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Railway Group Opposes Increase in Truckers’ Hours
September 11, 2002 by Auto Service World

The increase in the number of hours truckers can drive will drive more freight onto already clogged highways, says Railway Association of Canada president.Federal and provincial transport ministers will meet in Winnipeg on Sept. 20 to consider regulatory changes that

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Federal-Mogul Launches Aftermarket MLS Gasket Line
September 10, 2002 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul has announced the immediate availability of aftermarket multi-layer steel (MLS) head gaskets under the Fel-Pro PermaTorqueMLS name.Available immediately for more than 30 domestic and import engines, new PermaTorqueMLS head gaskets are engineered to withstand the increased cylinder pressures, extreme

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Former Bestbuy Executive Lands At Uni-Select
September 9, 2002 by Auto Service World

Only weeks after leaving the position of executive vice-president of Bestbuy Distributors, Dov Lidor has landed at Uni-Select.Lidor, who had spent many years at the buying group, has taken up a position of vice-president, Business Development, Uni-Select Eastern.His primary responsibility