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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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Canadian sales for August 2015
September 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

DesRosiers has released its latest monthly sales report. Alberta’s declines continue at a double digit pace with the province now running close to 18,000 units behind 2014 levels, while Ontario reported a gain exceeding 24,000 units YoY at the end of

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Elgin Pro-Stock push rods
September 22, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Elgin Industries has introduced 21 new Elgin Pro-Stock one-piece performance push rods featuring 0.106-inch-thick walls for enhanced column strength and increased stiffness. The 21 new parts feature 5/16-inch diameter and range in length from 6.300 to 8.950 inches. The company

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Dorman’s Complex Electronics Guide
September 21, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Dorman has announced its new 2015 Complex Electronics Guide. Dorman’s new Complex Electronics Guide (available electronically) offers high-tech solutions for direct-replacement parts in several categories: safety, convenience, powertrain, body control and hybrid systems. Just a few featured items from this

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Raybestos unveils rendering of 1969 Mustang Fastback restoration project
September 18, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Raybestos, while partnering with Schwartz Performance, has announced that the rendering of the 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback has become available for viewing. The rendering illustrates the classic Mustang colors and striping that will be found on the restored muscle car. As

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Counterperson of the Year Nominations Still Open
September 17, 2015 by Andrew Ross

#aftermarket – Here’s your chance to acknowledge the hardest-working, most helpful and efficient auto parts counterperson you know – by nominating him or her for the Jobber News Counterperson of the Year Award. The Jobber News Counterperson of the Year


Snap-on cordless impact
September 17, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Snap-on has introduced the new 18 Volt 3/8-inch Cordless Impact (CT8810A). Providing more torque than competitive units, Snap-on says the CT8810A features a slender design and balanced ergonomic control, making it easy to use for long periods of time without

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NATA introduces new website
September 16, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The site allows consumers and businesses across Canada to identify trusted, accredited technicians and locksmiths.

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Monroe Ride and Drive returns
September 16, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Monroe Ride and Drive is returning to Durham Region this Tuesday, September 22nd. This year the event is being held at Legends Centre, 1661 Harmony Road North, Oshawa, (About 10 minutes north of Hwy 401) The two session times


Gates releases accessory kit
September 16, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Gates has released its new Accessory Component Bus Kits. Engineered specifically for school buses, Gates Accessory Component Bus Kits contain better-than-OE components for optimal repairs and long-lasting performance. Each kit contains a FleetRunner Micro-V Belt and a Green Stripe DriveAlign

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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


Michelin tire now features EverTread
September 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Michelin has launched the new Michelin Defender LTX M/S with EverTread compound. EverTread uses a stronger, advanced tread compound that holds up in tougher conditions longer and helps deliver improved gravel wear, all-season confidence and better fuel efficiency. Michelin says the