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Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance congratulates Canadian Cast Away winners
July 28, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance’s Canadian Cast Away Sweepstakes was a big success. Prizes for the promotion included two Nitro Bass Fishing Boat Outfits, 30+ fishing trips to the Wilds of Canada, and dozens of Bass Pro Shop gift certificates. The

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Fiat Chrysler forced to offer buy back program on over 500,000 vehicles
July 28, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Fiat Chrysler, as part of safety regulation settlement, will be forced to offer a buy back program for over 500,000 of its vehicles, a large bulk of which are its Ram pickup trucks. The car company may also be facing

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Finding the right spot
July 28, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Looking to open a new shop? The right location will make the difference between years of struggling and instant sustainability.

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Betts Spring Manufacturing introduces new YouTube channel
July 27, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Betts Spring Manufacturing has announced the creation of a new educational YouTube channel. The videos, which feature Betts Company president and COO, Bill Betts, and Joe Devany, director of operations, will help explain the company’s rigorous quality control, production processes

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Federal-Mogul announces new appointments
July 27, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Federal-Mogul Motorparts has announced the appointments of Gerry Leaman, Brad Irving, and Richard Shumko to the position of technical product specialist. Leaman will be based out of Toronto, Irving out of Vancouver, and Shumko out of Montreal. Each has a

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EYE SPY: Venting a little steam?
July 27, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Venting a little steam? Scott McLean of Kal Tire in Castlegar, B.C. came across this “custom exhaust” on a 2006 Dodge 350 4×4 with a Cummins diesel engine. “Yes, that’s a dryer vent elbow,” he writes. “It came in for

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Jumping in with both feet
July 24, 2015 by Allan Janssen

J.P.’s Garage in Moncton, wins the Automotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre’s Best of the BEST Award for 2014.

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Hankook Tire’s iFlex tire passes high-speed driving and handling tests
July 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Hankook Tire announced that it has successfully completed its ride and handling tests for its latest non-pneumatic tire (NPT) Hankook iFlex, which is made using eco-friendly materials and does not require air pressure. Hankook Tire has continued research on the

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The future of our trade
July 24, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Saskatoon hosts Canada’s national showcase for the skilled trades, designed to impress young people and fill tomorrow’s automotive repair bays.

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Surrey resident wins Mr. Lube’s grand-prize
July 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Narender Bhatti from Surrey, B.C. is the grand-prize winner of Mr. Lube’s Supercharged Furious 7 Racing Experience in Las Vegas. As part of Mr. Lube’s 39th Birthday Celebration weekend (July 17th & 18th), Mr. Lube presented Bhatti with the grand-prize

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Finding the right spot
July 24, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Looking to open a new shop? The right location will make the difference between years of struggling and instant sustainability.

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Know Your Parts site exceeds 100,000 visitors a month
July 23, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Know Your Parts website, www.KnowYourParts.com, administered by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) as part of its industry education and awareness campaign, has exceeded more than 100,000 visitors a month as of June 2015. “In just over a year,