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COMMENT: Fixing the productivity leak
August 3, 2016 by Allan Janssen

It takes better management systems to improve the number of hours a technician bills per day.

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Conference program details released for NACE|CARS 2016
May 2, 2016 by CARS Magazine

The complete conference program, including the session and training details for both NACE and CARS, has been released for the 2016 event, taking place August 9 – 13 in Anaheim, California. The program features new developments, including the introduction of

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Purolator launches a new and refreshed website
December 18, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Purolator has launched an updated website to support its quest for innovation and commitment to delivering advanced solutions for rapidly changing engine and oil technologies. The website,, has been redesigned to showcase the company’s renewed promise: “Nothing Gets By

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Variable displacement oil pumps
December 16, 2015 by Jeff Taylor

They’re intended to improve fuel economy… but getting the PCM involved could mean more trouble codes.

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By the Numbers: Monthly car costs and more…
December 1, 2015 by CARS Magazine

36.8% Percentage of jobs held in Canada by Millennials (people born between 1980 and 2000), now the dominant demographic in the Canadian workforce. Generation X (born 1969 -1979) holds 33.9% of the jobs, and Boomers (1946-1964) hold 31.1%. Statistics Canada,

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AAPEX show celebrates strong aftermarket growth
November 26, 2015 by Allan Janssen

With vehicle sales up and more miles being driven, continued growth is predicted for next year.

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WORLDPAC Fantastic Voyage V Cruise sails the Hawaiian Islands
November 26, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Over 1400 WORLDPAC customers and VIP guests joined an elite group of suppliers and the WORLDPAC sales and management team for eight days of relaxation, adventure and business meetings aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America. Destination highlights include Honolulu, Maui,

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TRAC releases first Winter Tire Report
November 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

New shipment data from the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) suggests tire retailers are gearing up for increased consumer demand for winter tires. These shipment increases are due in part to measures by government, industry and stakeholders to

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Denso announces organization changes
November 23, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Denso Products and Services Americas, Inc. has announced organization changes in its management team. David Shushereba has been promoted to director of the Product Development, Engineering, Quality and Service Group. Shushereba has been with Denso more than five years and

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Auto service apprentices slump
November 23, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Statistics Canada figures show significant drop in 2013, down about 5% from 2010.

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The Jet Group acquires Sellstrom Manufacturing Co.
November 18, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Jet Group has acquired Sellstrom Manufacturing Co., a U.S. brand of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) safety products based in Schaumburg, Illinois. The acquisition of Sellstrom significantly broadens the Jet Group’s Canadian safety portfolio by adding several categories of professional

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#PartsMatter campaign attracts hundreds of early supporters
November 16, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Nearly 1,200 consumers and technicians have helped communicate the #PartsMatter message by sharing, via social media and the website, photos and videos depicting unfortunate – and in some cases potentially dangerous – part failures. Sponsored by Federal-Mogul Motorparts, owner