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GM plant to start aftermarket parts production
December 26, 2019 by Allan Janssen

GM’s assembly plant in Oshawa, closed down after 65 years of building Chevrolet automobiles, will begin manufacturing parts for discontinued models early in 2020. The stamping operation will begin production in the first quarter of the year, employing about 300

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Share Now, formerly Car2go, to stop Vancouver, Montreal operations
December 26, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Share Now, the company formerly known as Car2go, will stop operating in North America at the end of February. The company says in a statement that it will cease its Montreal and Vancouver operations on Feb. 29, 2020. Share Now

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Eye Spy: From frozen ditch to burned clutch
December 26, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Ben Knowles of Mechanic Modern in Richmond, Que., sent in this picture of a fried clutch. The owner of the 2008 Toyota Corolla thought he could get himself out of a snowbank by brute power and quickly switching from forward

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Continental employees give through ‘Conti Cares’ initiatives
December 24, 2019 by Allan Janssen

  Continental employees recently participated in an annual “Conti Cares” event that included volunteering during the holiday season and giving back to charitable organizations in the community in which they work. “We want to create value for those who live

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NTN aims to “keep them warm for Christmas”
December 24, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Recently, on one of the coldest days Toronto has seen in a while, volunteers from NTN Canada served hot meals, and handed out clothing items and care bags for the homeless at a downtown shelter. As part of the company’s

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Tinsel and trees: How you added a little colour to your stores
December 24, 2019 by Allan Janssen

We asked how you celebrated for the holidays.  These are just some of the pictures we received.

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Merry Christmas from all of us to all of you!
December 24, 2019 by CARS Magazine

From all of us at Auto Service World.com, Jobber News and CARS magazine, we wish you a happy, safe, merry and joyous Christmas and holiday season. Our thanks to you for subscribing and reading our newsletters, commenting on issues important

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KYB unveils road testing app
December 23, 2019 by Allan Janssen

KYB has recently launched a new road testing app and updated its website. The company is utilizing technology to achieve three objectives.  First, train service professionals on how to determine if shocks should be replaced. Second, provide better information to

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AASA to host Global Summit in February
December 23, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The 2020 AASA Global Summit will be held Thursday and Friday, Feb. 6-7 at the Hyatt Regency Coral Gables in Coral Gables (Miami), Fla. The event will focus on the opportunities and challenges of today’s global marketplace. Attendees will hear

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Category Focus: Chemicals
December 23, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Electronic contact cleaner Penray, Inc. has introduced its new Professional Contact Cleaner for precision removal of harmful deposits and debris from electronic components. This Professional Contact Cleaner, p/n 7017, provides powerful cleaning action for sensitive equipment. The new contact cleaner

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Greenwood: Create an “Achievement Checklist”
December 20, 2019 by Allan Janssen

After the busy month of November, business goes back to normal in December. Now’s the time to reassess and plan for your future. Are you doing everything you’re capable of with your business? Does your business give you at least

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Fiat-Chrysler and Peugeot sign deal for 50 50 merger
December 20, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The boards of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Peugeot have signed a binding merger creating the world’s fourth-largest automaker with the scale to confront the challenges of stricter emissions regulations and the transition to new driving technologies. The companies said