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Ontario Trucking Association Opposes Tax Hike to Fund Transit
June 12, 2013 by Auto Service World

OTA Says Utility Trucks Need to Start Paying Before Others Asked to Pay More

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Fenwick Bankruptcy Filing Expected
June 10, 2013 by Auto Service World

Motorcar Parts of America, Inc. expects Fenwick Automotive Products Limited and Introcan (Fenco), will file for bankruptcy. Fenco is currently being managed by a chief restructuring officer and a board not affiliated with Motorcar Parts of America, and Fenco will

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Elgin Receives Jasper Engines & Transmissions Service Award
June 4, 2013 by Auto Service World

Elgin Industries has once again been honored as one of the leading suppliers to Jasper Engines & Transmissions, receiving the 2013 Jasper Service Award during a recent ceremony in Jasper, Ind. Jasper Engines & Transmissions is North America’s largest remanufacturer

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RETAIL INTELLIGENCE: The New Age of Retail
June 1, 2013 by Steve Pawlett

Much like the traditional definition of family has changed in Canada, with almost half of marriages ending in divorce, the relationship between customers and retailers has followed a similar path. Just like a marriage that has soured with one partner

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RETAIL GOT EASY
June 1, 2013 by Andrew Ross

Jobbers who have waded uncertainly into the retail pool may have had a gift handed gradually to them over the past few years. The cheapening of the value of the retail professional – replaced often by the lowest wage earners

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Cabin Air Filters: Building Consumer Awareness
June 1, 2013 by Auto Service World

With high OE installation rates of cabin air filters, aftermarket sales are set to grow at a rate of 11.5% in terms of unit shipments and 14.1% in terms of revenues between 2010 and 2017, according to the latest aftermarket

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Top Retail Tips: Brake Sales
June 1, 2013 by Steve Pawlett

When it comes to brake components, there are a myriad of options at all levels. The brake market is not so much driven by brand preference as it is by the reliability of the components you are handing over the

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Ken Friesen and Concours Collision~CSN to Receive Bodyshop of the Year Award
May 27, 2013 by Auto Service World

Ken Friesen, owner of Concours Collision Centres~CSN in Calgary, Alta., has been named to receive the 2013 Bodyshop of the Year Award, selected by Jobber News’ sister publication Bodyshop Magazine, as much for his longstanding service to the industry as

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Association Offers Tips for Emergencies
May 8, 2013 by Auto Service World

It’s Emergency Preparedness Week and the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada, through its Be Car Care Aware program, wants to help Canadians get prepared for whatever roadside emergencies may come their way. “If the unexpected happens, the best thing

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Middle East Officials Seize Counterfeit Parts
May 6, 2013 by Auto Service World

Officials in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, have seized more than 100,000 counterfeit auto parts. The parts were seized by Sharjah’s Department of Economic Development (Ded) and marks the second time a large quantity of parts has been seized in the

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Preventative Maintenance: A Must Win for the Aftermarket
May 1, 2013 by Steve Pawlett

With consumers putting off car repairs for longer periods of time and increasing competition from dealerships, independent repair shops must work harder and smarter in order to stay ahead of the curve. Along with updating customer service skills and investing

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A ONE-TWO PUNCH
May 1, 2013 by Andrew Ross

There’s a lot going on out there. Global economic news continues to be making headlines; U.S. employment figures bob and weave from month to month; resource prices seesaw on the whims of rolling and wildly different economic reports from disparate