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Telematics Experts Separate Fact from Fiction at the AAPEX Learning Forum
October 24, 2013 by Auto Service World

The aftermarket can get in on the telematics revolution, say AAPEX Learning Forum organizers. The prove the point, industry analyst Roger Lanctot will join Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) chief Information officer (CIO) Scott Luckett in presenting, “Aftermarket Telematics: Separating

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Mahle Clevite Campaign Highlights Value Added
October 24, 2013 by Auto Service World

Mahle Clevite Inc. has introduced its Smart Part(ner) campaign highlighting the benefits technicians receive when selecting a Mahle part, and the enhanced partnership established with distributors when they choose Mahle Clevite. Added benefits include technical expertise, superior customer service and

For use on automotive and motorcycle equipment and accessories as well as bicycles, PlastiKote Metal Flake Paint is lacquer based and available in red (310), green (312), black (320), clear (307), blue (311) and burgundy (313).
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PlastiKote Metal Flake Paint For A Customized, Metallic Finish
October 23, 2013 by Auto Service World

For use on automotive and motorcycle equipment and accessories as well as bicycles, PlastiKote Metal Flake Paint is lacquer based and available in red (310), green (312), black (320), clear (307), blue (311) and burgundy (313). Featuring the innovative twist-lock

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Guest Column: 10 Things I’ve Learned in Business, J.D. Power
October 8, 2013 by James "David" Power III

After 50 years working with a range of companies—as well as founding and running my own company, J.D. Power and Associates—I have observed a good deal, and come away with a few thoughts about how to have the best shot

Low-Copper Brake Pads are entering the market.
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Low-Copper Brake Pads: Cashing In On The New Standard
October 1, 2013 by Steve Pawlett

Each time a driver presses on the brake pedal, a small amount of copper and other metals are deposited on roadways from the vehicle’s brake pad. These metals then wash into streams and rivers. With millions of drivers using their

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Exhaust: Overcoming The Stocking Challenge
October 1, 2013 by Steve Pawlett

Stocking what your customers need when it comes to exhaust systems is becoming increasingly difficult as the number of vehicles in their prime maintenance years continue to grow. The fact that most vehicles are only retired when they reach an

Bestbuy's board of directors presided over one of the most successful Buy and Sell events to date.
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Bestbuy Goes Mountain High, Raises More Than $27,000
September 20, 2013 by Auto Service World

Bestbuy Distributors Limited’s annual Buy & Sell attracted shareholders from British Columbia to Newfoundland, to meet and network with valued supplier vendors from all over North America, for a memorable conference at scenic Mont-Tremblant, Québec, September 15 –September 18, 2013. The

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CAA Car Care Centres Up for Sale
September 17, 2013 by Auto Service World

CAA South Central Ontario (SCO) has announced that it is actively accepting bids for its 13 Car Care Centre locations across southern Ontario. All 13 locations will remain open as the organization actively seek potential buyers. CAA Car Care Centres

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Fenco Assets Go on the Auction Block
August 27, 2013 by Auto Service World

The assets of Fenco, one of the Canadian automotive aftermarket’s most storied names and one of North America’s largest aftermarket auto parts suppliers,  go up for auction this week. Tiger Group’s Remarketing Services Division is liquidating the former assets of one

Pierre Somers, chairman and CEO, Walter  Surface Technologies International, cutting chain to access the new Bio-Circle facility.
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Walter Surface Technologies Inaugurates International Campus and Bio-Circle Facility
August 26, 2013 by Auto Service World

Walter Surface Technologies held the official opening of its International Campus and Bio-Circle facility, in Pointe-Claire, Que., introducing a state of the art production and distribution facility to customers and business partners. Walter, which is best known for its metal

Gerry Plener
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Gerry Plener, Canadian Aftermarket Veteran
August 22, 2013 by Auto Service World

Gerry Plener, Canadian aftermarket veteran, passed away the morning of Thursday, August 22, 2013. Plener, who became synonymous with the aftermarket brake business, spent much of his career at the Echlin and then Dana Brake and Chassis companies and was

The BMW i8 was designed from the outset as a plug-in hybrid sports car, with the emphasis on agile performance and outstanding efficiency.
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BMW Unveils Plug-In Hybrid Sportscar Prototype
August 8, 2013 by Auto Service World

BMW unveiled the second model in its “BMW i” program at a driving event at the BMW Group’s Miramas test track in France: the butterfly-doored BMW i8. The introduction follows the world debut of the first production model, the BMW