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“Aftermarket Pioneer” Passes
July 25, 2008 by Auto Service World

Automotive aftermarket pioneer Randy St. John, former president of Beck/Arnley and founder of Auto International Association (AIA), passed away on July 20. He was 81.“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Beck/Arnley’s former leader, Randy St. John,” said Max

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“Best on Bridgestone” SEMA Show Winners Announced
November 11, 2003 by Ron A. Melihen

Bob Folkestad of SPAL Advanced Engineering in Des Moines, Iowa took home first place at last weeks SEMA Show for the 2003 Ford Focus he customized.Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BRNT) sought out the best project vehicles with Bridgestone brand

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“Executive Mastodons” to Blame for North American Auto Industry Woes
February 28, 2006 by Auto Service World

Automotive industry critic Ralph Nader says that North American auto companies’ downfall is the result of management standing in the way of innovation.“We all have a role in confronting the executive mastodons of the auto industry who are stuck in

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“Fundamental Change” Cited By BorgWarner CEO
September 22, 2006 by Auto Service World

In response to declining North American auto industry production, BorgWarner Inc. today announced that it is in the process of reducing its North American workforce by approximately 850 people, or 13%, spread across its 19 operations in the U.S., Canada

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“Get the Lead Out” Program Honoured for Environmental Impact
March 3, 2009 by Auto Service World

PR News recognized Firestone Complete Auto Care and Firestone Racing with a Corporate Social Responsibility Award honourable mention for a program aimed at reducing the amount of lead in the environment. The 2008 “Get The Lead Out” program was a

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“Green Zone” Slated for AAPEX
July 10, 2007 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) will have its first-ever “Green” Zone at this year’s event to highlight environmentally-friendly products, tools and services. AAPEX will be held Tuesday, Oct. 30 through Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Sands Expo Center in

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“Grey” Market
April 1, 2008 by Andrew Ross

May Car Care Efforts Focus on

Ontario Minister of Economic Development Michael Bryant was in attendance at the annual general meeting as a guest of honour, seen here delivering a speech on the vital importance of the aftermarket to the provincial economy.
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“Healthy And Strong” AIA Holds Annual General Meeting
January 1, 2009 by Auto Service World

At the Automotive Industries Association of Canada’s annual general meeting in Toronto in December, association vice-chair Brad Morris said the AIA is “healthy and strong” and fully committed to reinventing itself as needs arise. The meeting was attended by more

If you end up buying a "lemon," there's little you can do about it, say the producers of CBC's Marketplace.
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“Lemons” Hit Prime Time Friday
October 3, 2012 by Auto Service World

CBC’S Marketplace Investigates Troublesome New Cars

The 2010 Chevrolet Camaro, set to debut in 2009, will be the official vehicle of the 2008 SEMA Show. The event is expected to attract more than 100,000 performance and accessory businesspeople from around the world.
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“Making Green Cool Zone” Debuts at 2008 SEMA Show
October 1, 2008 by Auto Service World

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week; SEMA Show, November 4 to 7, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev.

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“My A/C Doesn’t Work!”
July 1, 2008 by Peter F. Meier

A few tips to cut down diagnostic time.

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“Perfect Guy” Not So Perfect
January 26, 2004 by Auto Service World

An outstanding employee of a Kentucky auto parts store has been revealed to be a fugitive from the law who had been using his dead stepbrother’s name for years.George Wesley Smalley, 35, was arrested at his home Thursday. Smalley had

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“Race, Rock ‘n Rally” Gala at the Petersen Honors Patrick Dempsey, Jeff Beck & Ken Block
October 25, 2013 by Auto Service World

The Petersen Automotive Museum’s “Race, Rock ‘n Rally” gala held on Oct. 24 was the most exciting in the history of the museum. A trio of world famous “car guys” were honored for automotive endeavors as diverse as the Petersen’s

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“Slapshots for a Cause” Raises $9,000
June 1, 2010 by Auto Service World

While purists may believe that hockey should be played in the winter only, a group of aftermarket professionals have made it their duty to take to the ice each year and raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society. Slapshots for

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“So this guy walks into the store . .” Activant to Award iPad for Funniest and Most Interesting Parts Counter Story
June 8, 2010 by Auto Service World

Auto parts counter professionals can earn a chance to win a free Apple iPad by sharing their favourite stories about unusual and funny on-the-job selling experiences and entering the “Auto Parts Story” contest from Activant Solutions Inc.Now through June 11,

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“Spirit of NAPA” Award Goes to East Penn Manufacturing
February 9, 2009 by Auto Service World

East Penn Manufacturing has received the “Spirit of NAPA” award from NAPA Auto Parts for the second consecutive year. “Despite a field filled with worthy nominations, East Penn Manufacturing clearly stood out from its peers,” said Bob Susor, president of