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Diesel Emissions Inquiry Findings Expected To Shake Up Car Industry
April 29, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Motor manufacturers need to ensure new vehicles are cleaner in the wake of a UK inquiry which revealed diesel car emissions are far higher on the road than in laboratory tests. That is the view of a leading air

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DriveNow —  BMW’s Answer To Uber – Is Coming To North America As ReachNow
April 15, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  BMW plans to offer a ride-booking service in Seattle and then other U.S. cities, becoming the first luxury- car maker to go toe to toe with Uber. ReachNow’s chauffeur service will allow users to book drivers after a night

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Management Insights: Leading and managing
April 12, 2016 by Murray Voth

They are two distinct skill sets… but they’re both critical if you’re going to take your company to the next level.

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RideCell Secures a $11.7 Million Series A Financing Round Led by BMW i Ventures, Khosla Ventures
April 11, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  RideCell, a provider of software to power mobility-as-a-service (MaaS), including car-sharing, ride-sharing, fixed-route, and dynamic transit services, has raised $11.7 million in a Series A round led by BMW i Ventures with the participation of Khosla Ventures and angel

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Advance Auto Parts Names Thomas Greco CEO
April 6, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Advance Auto Parts, Inc. has announced that the Company has named Thomas (Tom) Greco as CEO and a director, effective April 11, 2016. Mr. Greco will succeed George Sherman, who has served as interim CEO since January, 2016. Mr.

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Tire Mounting 101
March 30, 2016 by Tom Hines

It may be one of the simplest jobs in the business… but we still get questions about mounting tires. Are you doing it correctly?

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GS27 Names Mathilde Descamps Marketing and Communications Manager
March 10, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  GS27 USA has named Mathilde Descamps as marketing and communications manager, according to Christopher Ferraro, president of GS27 USA. “We are very pleased to announce that Mathilde Descamps will serve as marketing and communications manager for GS27 USA,” said

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CIAA offers help to struggling Alberta shops
February 4, 2016 by Allan Janssen

CIAA executive director Art Wilderman says there’s “a lot of pain” in cities like Calgary, Red Deer, and Edmonton.

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Michelin Canada Launches Bib Express Program
December 3, 2015 by Steve Pawlett

  Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. has launched a rapid delivery program, Bib Express, designed to improve the ease of doing business for its Michelin Alliance retail partners. DT Tire, a Canadian distributor and expert in supply chain solutions, has

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Report outlines Google’s strategy for autonomous vehicles
November 19, 2015 by Allan Janssen

It’s well known that self-driving and driverless cars are inevitable. It is only a question of time in bringing various options to market for consumers, and gaining their acceptance. Automotive industry analysts at IHS Automotive have developed a report that

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Tenneco unveils second ‘Shockmobile’
October 27, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Tenneco’s Monroe brand will be rolling out its second 28-foot long, glow-in-the-dark “Shockmobile” in preparation for Monroe’s 100th anniversary next year. The company recently christened its second mobile marketing vehicle in time for a 2,000-mile road trip to the 2015

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The price of safety
October 26, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Ontario shop owner is committed to fighting dangerous vehicles on public roads.