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Vast-Auto Distribution announces new Ottawa distribution center
October 6, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Vast-Auto Distribution has announced the opening of its seventh distribution center in Ottawa, Ontario. The official opening date is scheduled for early December. “We are very excited about servicing parts stores in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec from this new

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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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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

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Michelin’s Selleck to speak at Tire Industry Honors
September 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

TIA has announced that Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America, Inc., will be a special guest and giving the keynote address at this year’s Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony on Monday, November 2, 2015 in Las Vegas.

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Tire Country opens two wholesale tire centres in Ontario
September 14, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Tire Country, a Goodyear Wholesale Distributor and wholly-owned subsidiary of Fountain Tire Ltd., has announced the opening of two new wholesale tire centres in Vaughan and London, Ontario. Tire Country’s new wholesale tire centres will offer 57,000 square feet of


Fuel pumps
September 14, 2015 by CARS Magazine

TI Automotive has manufactured a complete line of fuel pumps that work well with high octane fuel most commonly used in race vehicles. These high octane mixtures contain more oxygen than is allowed for fuels used at the gas pump

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Snap-on adds Quick Tips training videos
September 14, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Snap-on has recently added Quick Tips training videos to its website and YouTube channel to help professional technicians speed up their diagnostic capabilities. The videos, based on real case studies, show how to apply diagnostics to specific vehicles and applications


Power window regulator assemblies
September 8, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket has added VDO power window regulator assemblies specifically designed for the 2001 – 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser. VDO window regulator assemblies, P/N WL48564 (front left door) and P/N WL48565 (front right door), are direct replacements