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Lordco opens new superstore
August 5, 2022 by Adam Malik

B.C.-based Lordco Auto Parts unveiled its new superstore, the first in the Okanagan. The 30,000 sq. ft. superstore in Kelowna was celebrated with a grand opening for the public, complete with a barbecue, a walk-through of a Milwaukee Tool van

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Used vehicle values continue slide
August 5, 2022 by Adam Malik

Consumers are continuing to see a break when shopping for a used vehicle, even if it’s just a small one. Canadian Black Book released its Used Vehicle Retention Index for June 2022 recently. It showed continuing downward momentum. The index

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Is your shop too busy? Why that’s a bad thing, and how to manage it
August 4, 2022 by Adam Malik

If your shop is scheduling customer appointments by the hour and car counts are getting chaotic with unpredictable swings of busy and slow, you need to organize the business by thinking with scheduling in mind first. Service advisors should be

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Where the latest EV chargers will be installed
August 4, 2022 by Adam Malik

EV Week in Canada in July spurred a number of new announcements for charging stations for electric vehicles by the federal government. In Ontario, a $765,000 investment in Peak Power Inc. to install 117 EV chargers across the province was

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PAID: ASW Conversations: Restoring the Historic Fossmobile
August 4, 2022 by Paid

Peter Bulmer talks with Ron Foss about his mission to restore his grandfather’s historic invention, the Fossmobile, with the help of eBay Motors. Click the banner above or tune in through this link.

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Send us your pick for Jobber of the Year
August 3, 2022 by Adam Malik

Know a jobber that deserves the biggest recognition in the automotive aftermarket? Tell us who you think should be the Jobber of the Year. Presented by Jobber News, nominations are now open for the award to recognize the top jobber

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Canadians willing to pay more for new cars
August 3, 2022 by Adam Malik

With shortages still plaguing the new vehicle market, a number of Canadians are feeling the impact. And some are even willing to pay a premium to get the car they need. According to a new study from Auto Trader, 39

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Make your nominations for Shop of the Year 2022
August 2, 2022 by Adam Malik

Which shop deserves to be recognized as the 2022 Shop of the Year? The annual award is presented by CARS magazine, sponsored by Milwaukee Tool, to recognize the best automotive repair and service shop in the country over the last

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How to get fleet EV buy in
August 2, 2022 by Adam Malik

The most important aspect of switching to an electrified vehicle fleet is to ensure users don’t have to change their behaviours, according to an expert. If you have fleet customers exploring electric vehicles, it’s important to gauge how they use

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Castrol ON and Jaguar Formula E Racing usher in a new era for electric vehicles
August 2, 2022 by Paid Content

Wakefield debuts Castrol ON in Canada

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Maslack Supply to be acquired
July 29, 2022 by Adam Malik

Uni-Select is acquiring a major aftermarket player in northern Ontario. The Boucherville, Quebec-based company announced this week that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Maslack Supply Limited, plus its related real properties. Maslack, the Jobber of the

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Why provinces need to step up to help with ZEV incentives
July 29, 2022 by Adam Malik

Purchase incentives are the strongest tool available to get consumers to buy zero-emission vehicles, according to automaker leaders. And they want provinces to step up. Currently, only two provinces offer purchase incentives but experts say 60 per cent of new