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North American Council of Automotive Teachers names Top Educator
August 14, 2019 by Renee Montague

Once a year Mitchell 1 awards one of the nation’s top automotive teachers and this year they recognize Jon Kisby for his commitment to educational excellence in the automotive repair industry. As Mitchell 1 Educator of the Year, Kirby received

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14,000 Ford Explorers, Lincoln Aviators recalled
August 14, 2019 by Renee Montague

. . . . . . . . Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 14,000 of its 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles in the U.S. and Canada that are at risk of moving unintentionally due to potentially

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Chevron Knowledge Centre: How robotics could help techs
August 14, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Robotics is traditionally viewed as a technology that replaces human workers. Current use cases, however, reflect a very different approach.

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The points of the fraud triangle
August 13, 2019 by Adam Malik

Motivation, opportunity and rationalization: the recipe for disaster in your business.

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BY THE NUMBERS: Some facts about texting
August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

  3 minutes More than 90 percent of the time, texts are read within the first three minutes after receipt. Zipwhip, 2019 State of Texting Report   60% By far the most common business use of texting is to schedule

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Cardone appoints new CEO
August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Mike Carr takes the top leadership role at top aftermarket parts manufacturer

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Fountain Tire’s Brent Hesje named to Tire Industry hall of fame
August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Brent Hesje, CEO of Edmonton-based Fountain Tire, is among three industry veterans who will be honoured during Industry Week in Las Vegas in November. He will be inducted into the Tire Industry Hall of Fame, along with the late Frank Holeman (director

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APD to bring its Tool & Equipment Show back to Saskatoon
August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

APD is resurrecting its Tool and Equipment Show – an annual event that was held in Saskatoon. The show, last held in 2012, will be expanded to include parts, and will be billed the Automotive Super Show. The exposition will

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New service provides customers alternative way to source tires
August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

A new service, which bills itself as “the modern approach to car maintenance,” now offers customers an easy way to source tires for their vehicles. A Toronto-based company called BUKL has partnered with Bridgestone to give motorists a wide selection

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New general counsel for ACA
August 13, 2019 by Renee Montague

Bert Hogeman is joining the Auto Care Association in the role of general counsel to advise ACA executives and board on all legal matters to the not-for-profit trade association. Hogeman brings more than 35 years of legal experience of private

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Ford Powerstroke Diesel training class coming to Calgary
August 13, 2019 by Allan Janssen

California-based ATSS Training will hold a weekend of training in September on Ford Powerstroke Diesel Auto & Truck Electrical Diagnostics in Calgary, Alta. Instructor Mike Cleary, an eight-time award winning Ford Motor Company certified senior master technician, and a Powerstroke

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Rick Gibson Memorial Fall Classic to be held Sept. 5
August 12, 2019 by Renee Montague

The Rick Gibson Memorial Fall Classic will be held Sept. 5 at Ealge Rock Golf Course in Leduc County, Alta. The charity golf tournament, hosted by the Northern Alberta Division of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada, supports a number