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Enhancing ADAS calibrations
September 20, 2021 by Adam Malik

Mitchell and Car ADAS Solutions have teamed up to offer enhanced support for dynamic and static ADAS calibrations Mitchell’s MD-500 scan tool and MD-TS21 target system combined with Car ADAS Solutions’ onsite evaluation, training, implementation and support services can help

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New pre-set dispense metres now available
September 20, 2021 by Adam Malik

New dispense meters are now available from Graco. The company announced the launch of its PM8 and PM20 dispense meters, both of which are part of our new PM series of electric pre-set dispense meters. They are designed to withstand

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New valve cover saver for Ford engines
September 20, 2021 by Adam Malik

ProMaxx Tool has launched its new Valve Cover Saver (VCS) Repair Kit for certain Ford engines. Technicians faced with broken ignition coil hold-down bolts on Ford 3.5L EcoBoost and 5.0L Coyote engines can quickly and easily rescue the valve cover

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New tank-level monitoring system from Graco
September 20, 2021 by Adam Malik

Graco Inc. has launched the Pulse Level Tank Monitoring system. With multiple tank-level monitoring technologies available, it runs completely on Wi-Fi. The system allows from tracking tank levels, capturing and applying data and allocating inventory quickly and accurately. This isn’t

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Welcome to the ‘new normal’ of supplier delays
September 17, 2021 by Adam Malik

The landscape has changed for automotive aftermarket parts suppliers and they, along with jobbers and repair shops, should get used to the “new normal” facing the industry. Brandon Kraal, senior vice president of international at eShipping, a logistics and transportation

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Here’s how much shops saw business drop
September 16, 2021 by Adam Malik

Despite the reduction, the independent aftermarket saw some gains when compared to dealerships

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Want to be a world class tech? Here’s how
September 16, 2021 by Adam Malik

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and the Auto Care Association have put together the ASE World Class Technicians’ program to recognize an exclusive group of highly skilled professional technicians. ASE has added a special section to its

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Hyundai enhances hydrogen push. Can it work?
September 16, 2021 by Adam Malik

An analyst called Hyundai Motor Group’s recently announced plan to popularize hydrogen fuel cells in commercial vehicles in the next few years a “bold move,” but one that may be difficult to pull off. What the company has going for

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Agility acquires APDI
September 15, 2021 by Adam Malik

North American automotive aftermarket parts supplier Agility Auto Parts has acquired cooling system automotive parts supplier Automotive Parts Distribution International (APDI). The deal closed on Aug. 31 and includes APDI’s 400,000 sq-ft distribution center based in Arlington, Texas. APDI supplies

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Bank of Canada holds interest rate target, cites supply issues
September 15, 2021 by Adam Malik

Supply issues are hurting the automotive aftermarket, resulting in delays and higher costs. That’s just part of the reason the Bank of Canada kept its key interest rate target on hold. The central bank issued its decision last week and

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Great in-car entertainment options
September 15, 2021 by Adam Malik

Today, you can choose from many modern cars, including electric vehicles that are sustainable and using clean energy but also most cars offer enhanced entertainment options from high-quality surround systems to touch screens that allow you to play your favourite

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Remembering Bob Greenwood
September 14, 2021 by Adam Malik

The aftermarket lost a great leader and advocate. Our readers have been sending in their tributes