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McCoy Bros. Announces New Facility, New President
October 9, 2002 by Auto Service World

McCoy Bros. Inc., Edmonton, Alta., has announced that it is proceeding with its plans to relocate its west-end Edmonton truck and trailer service operation.The move to new premises, also in the city’s west-end, to a “build-to-suit” facility that will provide

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Raybestos Announces Brake Coverage for 2003 Ford Full-Size Sedans
October 9, 2002 by Auto Service World

Raybestos brand brakes has announced that it has become the first to market with exclusive coverage on several popular 2003 Ford Motor Company full-size sedans. These applications include disc brake pads for the 2003 Ford Crown Victoria, Lincoln Towncar, Mercury

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PREVIEW: Action Demos Announced for International Autobody Congress & Exposition
October 8, 2002 by Auto Service World

The International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE) Action Demonstration Arena will showcase live demonstrations on the processes of auto glass installation, resistance spot welding, panel bonding, aluminum welding and airbags at the International Autobody Congress & Exposition (NACE).Being held December

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Theft of Older Vehicles On the Rise Says Insurance Study
October 8, 2002 by Auto Service World

Thieves are more likely to target older vehicles than newer models, according to a new study released today by the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC). In fact, vehicles aged eight years and older have become Canada’s most frequently stolen vehicles.

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Deadline for Claims Against Federal-Mogul Announced
October 8, 2002 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul shareholders and officers will know where they stand regarding asbestos and non-asbestos related claims against the company by next March, following court rulings.The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware has established March 3, 2003 at 4:00

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Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Inks European Membership
October 7, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, which does business under the Auto Value and Bumper-to-Bumper banners, has announced that multi-billion-dollar distribution network TEMOT International has become a member.TEMOT International (TI), which has 19 warehouse distributor shareholder in 18 countries throughout Europe,

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Quebec Brake Supplier Announces Financing
October 7, 2002 by Auto Service World

Brake technology supplier NewTech Brake Corp., based on Blainville, Que., has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Cornell Capital Partners, LP for a US$25 million equity financing commitment and that the final agreement between the parties was

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GM Introduces New V-6, V-12 Engines, 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
October 4, 2002 by Auto Service World

GM Powertrain today announced it will bring a number of new engines, transmissions, and technologies to market in the next several years that will significantly improve the performance and fuel efficiency of GM vehicles worldwide. GM plans to introduce a

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Biggest Name In Muscle Car Wheels Could Be For Sale
October 4, 2002 by Auto Service World

One of the performance aftermarket’s most venerable wheel brands could be on the market.Cragar Industries, Inc., has announced that it has directed its exclusive financial advisor, Miller Capital Corporation, to explore and evaluate strategic alternatives, including business combinations or the

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Canadian Automotive Aftermarket Association Embarks on New Plan
October 3, 2002 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Industries Association of Canada has initiated a new strategic plan which could significantly change the makeup of Canada’s national automotive aftermarket association.“The aftermarket industry has grown from a cottage industry to a mature industry,” says AIA Chairman Sean

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U.S. News: Safety Body to Begin New Rollover Testing
October 2, 2002 by Auto Service World

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has devised two new tests to determine the propensity of a vehicle to roll over, but it doesn’t know what to do with them.The issue for NHTSA is that it is unsure

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Montreal Area Initiative to End Street Racing Adds Second Night
October 1, 2002 by Auto Service World

The BFGoodrich Tires Challenge has become so popular with greater Montreal speed buffs that the Autodrome St-Eustache is adding a second evening of drag racing each week. The events will now take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays in order to