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New filters feed high-performance cars
January 12, 2017 by Adam Malik

High-performance streetcars can now use a new line of oil filters from Fram under the hood. The company recently announced its new racing oil filters product line designed for extreme operating conditions. To help alleviate pressure on the engine, Fram

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NASTF adds heavy truck service information to its OEM Service Website
October 1, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) will add heavy truck service information to the wealth of OEM service information it makes available to the independent aftermarket. A memorandum of understanding was recently announced between truck manufacturers and a bevy


Gates releases accessory kit
September 16, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Gates has released its new Accessory Component Bus Kits. Engineered specifically for school buses, Gates Accessory Component Bus Kits contain better-than-OE components for optimal repairs and long-lasting performance. Each kit contains a FleetRunner Micro-V Belt and a Green Stripe DriveAlign

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Denso opens distribution center in Nuevo Leon, Mexico
September 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Denso Products and Services Inc. (DPAM), a division of leading global automotive supplier Denso Corporation, has opened its first auto parts distribution center in Mexico. Located in Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, the facility allows Denso to bring its full selection of


Michelin tire now features EverTread
September 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Michelin has launched the new Michelin Defender LTX M/S with EverTread compound. EverTread uses a stronger, advanced tread compound that holds up in tougher conditions longer and helps deliver improved gravel wear, all-season confidence and better fuel efficiency. Michelin says the

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Michelin’s Selleck to speak at Tire Industry Honors
September 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

TIA has announced that Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America, Inc., will be a special guest and giving the keynote address at this year’s Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony on Monday, November 2, 2015 in Las Vegas.

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Tire Country opens two wholesale tire centres in Ontario
September 14, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Tire Country, a Goodyear Wholesale Distributor and wholly-owned subsidiary of Fountain Tire Ltd., has announced the opening of two new wholesale tire centres in Vaughan and London, Ontario. Tire Country’s new wholesale tire centres will offer 57,000 square feet of


Fuel pumps
September 14, 2015 by CARS Magazine

TI Automotive has manufactured a complete line of fuel pumps that work well with high octane fuel most commonly used in race vehicles. These high octane mixtures contain more oxygen than is allowed for fuels used at the gas pump

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Snap-on adds Quick Tips training videos
September 14, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Snap-on has recently added Quick Tips training videos to its website and YouTube channel to help professional technicians speed up their diagnostic capabilities. The videos, based on real case studies, show how to apply diagnostics to specific vehicles and applications


Power window regulator assemblies
September 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has added VDO power window regulator assemblies specifically designed for the 2001 – 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser. VDO window regulator assemblies, P/N WL48564 (front left door) and P/N WL48565 (front right door), are direct replacements

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WHAT I’VE LEARNED: Going digital
September 8, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Winnipeg shop contemplates a new tablet-based inspection system to streamline shop processes and increase productivity.

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AAPEXedu sessions to target WD management and profitability
September 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

AAPEXedu has announced that several free 2015 sessions will focus on management and profitability geared toward warehouse distributor (WD) executives and senior level management to help them better understand their businesses and implement change to stay ahead of the curve. AAPEXedu