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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Gordon Hensley named Dayco’s senior vice president of RD&E and program management
September 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Gordon Hensley has joined Dayco as senior vice president of research, development and engineering (RD&E) and program management. Hensley, possessing the proven ability to build high-performance teams and manage complex relationships with OEMs and supply chains, joins Dayco with more

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Monroe’s Shocktober promotion returns
September 7, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Monroe “Shocktober” promotion is here for September and October, enabling consumers to get four qualifying Monroe or Rancho shocks or struts for the price of three at a participating vehicle service provider or parts store. “Shocktober is a fun

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September 3, 2015 by Jeff Taylor

Understanding how the vehicle is controlling fuel is the first step in diagnosing a fuel trim issue.

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Federal-Mogul Motorparts introduces #PartsMatter Auto Safety Campaign
September 3, 2015 by CARS Magazine

#PartsMatter, an auto safety campaign for consumers and professional technicians throughout the U.S. and Canada, is offering weekly cash prizes to winners who share photos and/or videos documenting a part failure on any passenger vehicle. Designed to communicate the importance