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Tesla Model S P85D ranked best performing car by Consumer Reports
September 2, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Tesla Model S has ranked the best-performing new car in Consumer Reports’ history. The Palo Alto auto maker’s Model S P85D acquitted itself so well that it broke CR’s testing scale, forcing the publication to recalibrate its future testing

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IT’S YOUR TURN: Talk about a dream job!
August 27, 2015 by Tom Hines

Some of us complain about work… but we really ought to look around and see just what we have.

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EYE SPY: Bottoms up!
August 25, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Bottoms up!   Blake Laidlaw of Hockey’s Automotive in Atwood, Ont. found an unusual dust cap on one of the wheels of this 2000 Ford F-250. As you can see, the customer improvised with the bottom of a 1-liter plastic

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Strut assemblies
August 25, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Tenneco has announced an expansion of its Monroe ride control product line, with more than 307 new parts, including 45 replacement strut assemblies that together cover over 15.3 million additional passenger vehicles. The company now offers strut assemblies – including

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Fans select 1967 Chevrolet Camaro as Champion ‘King of the Road’
August 25, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Tim Kowalchick of Jacksonville, Florida has won the $5,000 grand prize in the annual contest from the Champion Spark Plug Brand. Tanya Morewood from Tottenham, Ontario was also one of the ten finalists, winning a $500 price. Fans of classic and

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Luke Bawel named vice president of Jasper’s Logistics Groups
August 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has announced the promotion of Luke Bawel to vice-president of Jasper’s Supply Chain and Logistics Groups, which includes our distribution channels, JET Transit and Jasper Innovative Solutions (JIS). During his 7-year career with Jasper, Luke has worked in

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Axle components
August 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) has announced the availability of new rear axle components for several 2014 GM trucks and SUVs. “AAM made some major changes to the rear axles for the 2014 GM Silverado and Sierra trucks, along with

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Rotary Lift receives U.S. Patent for Trio Three-Stage Lift Arms
August 24, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Rotary Lift has been granted United States patent 8,973,712 for its Trio vehicle lift arms. Trio arms have up to a 20 percent greater reach than traditional lift arms, so they can be used to service a wider range of

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Brake pads
August 21, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Genuine Ferodo brake pads for European passenger vehicles are now available to North American service providers and consumers. Fitted as original equipment on eight of Europe’s top 10 best-selling passenger car models, Ferodo brake pads are manufactured by Federal-Mogul Motorparts,

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Fix Auto Canada announces new partner
August 21, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Daryll O’Keefe, general manager for Fix Auto Ontario is proud to announce the addition of new strategic partner, Fix Auto Markville. “The Fix Auto banner continues to evolve and meet the demands of our ever changing industry. The network offers

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New business looks to change up the repair industry
August 20, 2015 by CARS Magazine

InstaMek, a new business expanding to Saskatoon this fall, brings automotive repairs to consumers’ doorsteps. The business was originally started in Edmonton by two friends, Uzair Ahmed and Asem Alsaadi, but has started to branch outwards. The company’s business enables

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Tires
August 20, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Kelly Edge power line by Goodyear are intended to offer great performance that consumers want, with broad size coverage in a single line that also provides a great value to consumers. “Through consumer research and market-back interaction with our