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YOU ARE NOT ALONE
July 1, 2013 by Andrew Ross

While sitting in Roger Letendre’s office talking about all things great and small, the topic of team, and succession, and the role of the entrepreneur came up. I offered the opinion that the jobber business today, as a people business,

Groupe Maska Inc., Saint-Hyacinthe, Que. has been named the 2013 Jobber News Jobber of the Year.
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Groupe Maska Named Jobber News Jobber of the Year
June 17, 2013 by Auto Service World

Jobber News is pleased to announce that Groupe Maska Inc., Saint-Hyacinthe, Que. has been named the 2013 Jobber News Jobber of the Year. President Roger Letendre says it is an unexpected honour. “I was surprised because you never expect to

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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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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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Jobber of the Year Nominations Deadline Extended
April 17, 2013 by Auto Service World

The deadline for nominations for the Jobber News Jobber of the Year Award has been extended to April 30. Nominees can be submitted online at /awards/jobber/. Nominations can also be submitted by fax to Jobber News at 416-510-5140 or by

In one of the most widespread recalls, four Japanese carmakers are recalling more than three million vehicles worldwide over concerns that side airbags from a single supplier may send pieces of the plastic inflator flying when deployed.
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Global Recall: Side Airbags Could Send Shards of Plastic
April 11, 2013 by Auto Service World

In one of the most widespread recalls, four Japanese carmakers are recalling more than three million vehicles worldwide over concerns that side airbags from a single supplier may send pieces of the plastic inflator flying when deployed. Honda, Toyota, Nissan

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Finding Common Ground
April 1, 2013 by Andrew Ross

Robert Hattem, Incoming Chair, Automotive Industries Association of Canada

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Cool Power: Chevy Volt’s Complex Systems
April 1, 2013 by Andrew Ross

Hybrids, as have so many vehicles have come to be termed these days, employ a variety of designs that are sure to drive technicians to distraction for years to come. From the original mild hybrids to micro hybrids at one