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Greenwood: Growing Through Diversification
August 20, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Is your business model in a position to handle the change that is under way?

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Women’s Leadership Conference tackles industry issues
August 20, 2019 by Melissa Summerfield

By Melissa Summerfield More than 200 women from across North America converged on Detroit for a Women’s Leadership Conference offering two days of learning, networking, and career development. A combination of general and breakout sessions gave attendees the opportunity to

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Advisory committee established to promote skilled trades
August 19, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The federal government has created an advisory committee to help promote apprenticeships and skilled trades across Canada. Founding members of the committee are Mandy Rennehan, founder and CEO of Freshco; Jamie McMillan, an ironworker and the founder of KickAss Careers;

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Crain’s predicts tough times ahead
August 19, 2019 by Renee Montague

Crain’s Detroit Business is predicting some tough times ahead for automotive suppliers, as slow sales and industry consolidation create excellent conditions for disruption. The publication points out that the automotive sector in the U.S. lost some 22,000 jobs through May

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AIA Canada invites members to cruise into the future
August 16, 2019 by Renee Montague

AIA Canada Atlantic Division is hosting two events for industry experts to share their insights on disruptive technologies, new government legislation, succession planning, new trends and more. The “Cruise into the Future” events will be followed by a dinner boat

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Scholarships available for kids of AIA Canada members
August 16, 2019 by Renee Montague

The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada scholarship program is now part of the AIA High Fives for Kids Foundation activities. “For more than 30 years, the scholarship program has offered hundreds of thousands of dollars to support students pursuing

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Dorman offers new free training courses for technicians
August 16, 2019 by Renee Montague

Dorman Training Center, previously named Dorman University, has added new in-depth training courses for technicians. Their new online training experience offers nine product courses and three technician courses, all  taught by ASE-certified instructors. The product courses are designed to highlight

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The more things change? Lifts
August 16, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Our latest walk down memory lane takes a look at how the manufacturing and marketing of lifts has changed over the years.

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Majority stake in OEConnection is sold
August 15, 2019 by Renee Montague

Private equity firm, Genstar Capital will acquire a majority stake in OEConnection from Providence Equity Partners with Ford and GM to retain minority investments. OEConnection (OEC) was founded in 2000 to provide high-quality technology solutions to automakers and franchised dealers

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MWACA announces new director of membership
August 15, 2019 by Renee Montague

Dustin Holland, a long time automotive industry media professional, is wearing a new hat these days, as the new director of membership for the MWACA.  Holland will be in charge of membership growth and retention, shop involvement, cultivating new chapters

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New EYE SPY Video: Things that go BOOM!
August 15, 2019 by Allan Janssen

With so much tension in the modern automotive engine, it’s not surprising that technicians sometimes encounter the evidence of an explosive calamity under the hood.

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Automotive industry veteran launches new sales agency
August 14, 2019 by Renee Montague

After 40 years with the Hella KGaA Hueck & Co. in a variety of key marketing and sales roles, Siggi Tigges has launched a new sales agency called S.A.T. Sales and Consulting LLC.  Tigges served the last 28 years with