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Las Vegas Aftermarket Shows Will Go Ahead, say Organizers
September 21, 2001 by Auto Service World

Aftermarket shows are to go ahead as planned in Las Vegas, show managers have confirmed.Show managers from Comdex, Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA), Fun Expo and Amusement Music Operators Association (AMOA) confirmed with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority

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Lighting System Looks Around Corners
September 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

Lighting technology company Valeo has announced details of its first production contracts to supply intelligent headlight systems that significantly improve the illumination of road curves by directional control of vehicle headlamp beams.The intelligent lighting system, presented at the 59th IAA

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Federal-Mogul Appoints New Head of Worldwide Aftermarket
September 20, 2001 by Auto Service World

Federal-Mogul Corporation has appointed former Cooper Automotive vice-president Joseph Felicelli to the new position of senior vice president, worldwide aftermarket operations. The announcement was made by Chip McClure, president and chief operating officer. Felicelli will report to McClure.Felicelli will be

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B.C. Targets Child Seat Safety
September 19, 2001 by Auto Service World

The British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) and Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) have announced a joint program aimed at enhancing the safety of children while riding in cars, vans and trucks. The Child Passenger Safety Program will offer parents

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New Wheel Tightening System Reduces Variability
September 19, 2001 by Auto Service World

Ingersoll-Rand Company has announced that its Tool and Hoist business unit has introduced a fastening system that significantly reduces variability in the tire- changing and repair process. The IntelliTorque System, which uses proprietary software, enables tire retailers to input the

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Association Announces Scholarship Winners
September 10, 2001 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Industries Association of Canada has announced the 2001 winners of the AIA/Marion Roberts Scholarship Awards.The Scholarship Awards were developed to provide assistance to children of employees of AIA member companies and are named in honor of Marion Roberts,

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Canadian Catalytic Converter Supplier Strikes Deal for Mexican Market
September 5, 2001 by Auto Service World

ESW Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Environmental Solutions Worldwide, Inc., has entered into an agreement to sell its products into Mexico.The distribution agreement, with Nissho Iwai Canada Ltd. pertains to the sales and distribution of ESW’s Enviro-Cat gas

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Tenneco Pothole Radio Ad a Hit
September 5, 2001 by Auto Service World

A radio ad for Tenneco Automotive’s Monroe Reflex and Monroe Sensa-Trac shocks won Best of Show honors from the American Advertising Federation at its annual ADDY Awards, held this summer in Cleveland, Ohio. The award-winning radio ad promoted the fall

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Association Welcomes Back Former PR Manager
August 31, 2001 by Auto Service World

Denise Faguy has returned to Automotive Industries Association of Canada as manager, public relations.Faguy held the post for several years previously before leaving about two years ago. Faguy will be working with AIA through a work contract with the firm

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Ontario To Expand Drive Clean Program Across Ontario
August 30, 2001 by Auto Service World

Ontario’s Drive Clean program will expand on July 1, 2002, to include all of the southern Ontario smog zone, Environment Minister Elizabeth Witmer announced today. “Protecting the quality of the air we breathe is a concern in every Ontario community,

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Tire Makers Partner to Develop “Holy Grail” Urethane Car Tire
August 30, 2001 by Auto Service World

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has signed an exclusive agreement with Amerityre Corporation to jointly develop urethane tires with the ultimate objective of replacing rubber car tires.“The urethane tire has been the Holy Grail of the tire industry for

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Hunstville, Ont., Jobber Employee Wins U.S. Grand Prix Prize
August 29, 2001 by Auto Service World

Muskoka Auto Parts inventory manager Brian McKee is the winner of the "Jobber News and SSGM Want to Send You to the U.S. Grand Prix" Contest."I have always wanted to see a Formula One Grand Prix, and this is the