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BREAKING NEWS: The Carlyle Group to Buy DuPont Performance Coatings for $4.9 Billion
August 30, 2012 by Auto Service World

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group and DuPont have signed a definitive agreement whereby Carlyle will purchase DuPont Performance Coatings (DPC) for $4.9 billion U.S. in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter 2013, subject

Valspar Max Anti-Rust aerosol paint was independently tested against the competition using the ASTM B117 process. After 240 hours of salt-fog exposure, Valspar Max Anti-Rust was found to provide two times greater corrosion protection than the leading competitor's product.
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New Valspar Max Anti-Rust
August 16, 2012 by Auto Service World

New Valspar Max Anti-Rust aerosol paint provides two times greater corrosion protection than the leading competition. Independent test results tell the story, says the company. “We had our new Valspar Max Anti-Rust independently tested and the results are in. Valspar

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Uni-Select Posts Second Quarter Results, Announces Intention to Reduce Operating Costs
August 8, 2012 by Auto Service World

Auto parts and supplies distribution network Uni-Select Inc. has seen the impact of the U.S. slowdown on its financial results in the second quarter of 2012, and says it will be implementing a rationalization and consolidation plan it says will

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Professional Technicians Can Earn Up to $150
August 1, 2012 by Auto Service World

Professional automotive technicians can earn up to $150 for installing Moog steering and suspension components from Federal-Mogul. The “Totally Moog” promotion runs August 1 through September 30, 2012. Technicians can earn a $100 reward cheque for installing five pairs of

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Vehicle Service Group Invests in Manufacturing Updates and Expansions
July 27, 2012 by Auto Service World

New equipment purchased in North America; Asian plant to grow

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Automechanika Aftermarket Forum Focus on Service Business Today and Tomorrow
July 24, 2012 by Auto Service World

The Automechanika Aftermarket Forum will be held from 11 to 14 September 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany, and will include presentations by first-class speakers on a variety of topics. In addition to the Accident Repair Congress and the Damage Forum, the subjects

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Savings Deadline Extended for ASRW Attendees
July 10, 2012 by Auto Service World

Early-bird discounts for ASA’s NACE and CARS events extended through July 13. Organizers of Automotive Service & Repair Week in New Orleans October 10-13 have extended the early bird discounts for attendance and training packages. Trainning includes more than 200

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Knowing Safety Features of Vehicles Would Benefit Canadians, Says Poll
June 29, 2012 by Auto Service World

Results from a new public opinion poll by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) show that a majority of Canadian drivers can benefit from more knowledge about the many vehicle safety features rapidly becoming standard on new vehicles across the

Nina & Mike Murray from Flesherton, Ont. are the winners of the Raybestos '64 GTO-R, built by Hot Rod Chassis & Cycle.
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Winners of Raybestos ’64 GTO-R Take Ownership On Power Tour
June 21, 2012 by Auto Service World

To kickoff the annual HOT ROD Magazine Power Tour, representatives from Affinia Global Brake & Chassis, manufacturers of Raybestos Brakes & Chassis products, delivered the company’s 1964 GTO-R promotional project build to Nina & Mike Murray from Flesherton, Ont. The

the super-compact Tracerline TP-8640CS Optimax Jr measures just 19cm long and weighs only 140g.
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Mini Leak Detection Flashlight for Tight Spots
June 1, 2012 by Auto Service World

Tracer Products has unveiled the super-compact Tracerline TP-8640CS Optimax Jr — a cordless, blue light LED leak detection flashlight that reveals vehicle leaks in cramped areas inaccessible to larger lamps. It measures just 7¼ inches (19cm) long, weighs only 5

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U.S. Aftermarket Factbooks Feature Dynamic New Content
May 15, 2012 by Auto Service World

The Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) has released its most popular online publications, the Digital Aftermarket Factbook 2013 and the Digital Aftermarket Factbook & Lang Annual 2013. This year’s market intelligence resources feature new and enhanced content. New value-added content

Last year the tournament raised $15,000.  Present for last year's cheque presentation were (from left to right):  John MacFarlane, vice-president of development, London Health Sciences Foundation; Luke Ramsay, sales and marketing manager, Canusa Automotive Warehousing; Steve Drake, vice-president, Canusa Automotive Warehousing; and Dan Ross, CEO, London Health Sciences Foundation
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London Charity Tourney Calls for Participants; Raised $15,000 in 2011
March 28, 2012 by Auto Service World

Auto Parts Centres (APC) will be hosting its 4th annual golf tournament in London, Ont., in support of the London Health Sciences Foundation on June 14, 2012. The staff and management at APC, a network of auto parts stores operated by Canusa