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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

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Japan Investigating R-12 Smuggling
August 29, 2001 by Auto Service World

Japanese authorities have launched a full-scale investigation into the smuggling of R-12 from China, says a Japanese news report.R-12 (freon) has been banned from import without license in most developing countries for many years, and banned from use in some

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Dunlop Tops in Trucks; Michelin Rides To Top of Car Ranking in Customer Satisfaction
August 28, 2001 by Auto Service World

Dunlop ranks highest in light truck original equipment tire satisfaction for the first time, while Michelin ranks highest in passenger vehicle OE tire satisfaction for the fourth consecutive year, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2001 Original Equipment Tire

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Ontario Shop Celebrates Fifty Years
August 27, 2001 by Auto Service World

On July 1, 1951, Breeny’s Autobody in Thunder Bay, Ontario opened their doors. Established by brothers Brini and Louis Zulliani, they quickly gained a reputation for quality work. This year, they proudly celebrate 50 years in business. The business expanded

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Boyd’s Double-Digit Growth Continues
August 27, 2001 by Auto Service World

The Boyd Group has announced that its interim report to shareholders for the six months ending June 30, 2001 reflects net earnings of $1.8 million, an increase of nearly 30% over the same period last year. Earnings per share rose

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Mitchell to Purchase Web Solution Company
August 24, 2001 by Auto Service World

Mitchell International has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Ensera Inc., a high technology company delivering Web-based solutions to give it a strong base for commerce and communication among members of the automotive collision repair industry.The

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Johnson Controls to Acquire German Battery Maker
August 23, 2001 by Auto Service World

Johnson Controls, Inc. has announced that it will acquire German automotive battery maker Hoppecke Automotive GmbH & Co. KG from Accumulatorenwerke Hoppecke Carl Zoellner & Sohn GmbH.U.S.-based Johnson Controls which whose customers include DaimlerChrysler, Ford, Honda, Nissan Toyota, Advance Auto,