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CHAMPION’S “SEARCH FOR A CHAMPION” CONTEST RETURNS THIS FALL
(September 18, 2014) -- The Search for a Champion contest will offer 15 $5,000 Champion racing sponsorships and one $50,000 grand-prize sponsorship to grassroots racers whose entry videos best demonstrate their commitment to winning with the help of “Performance Driven” Cha ...more
 
AIA CANADA SELLING INDUSTRY WEEK SCARVES TO RAISE MONEY FOR HIGH FIVES FOR KIDS
(September 17, 2014) -- AIA Canada is encouraging Industry Week attendees to wear commemorative scarves at this year’s “Canada Night.” Canada Night will be held on November 4, 2014 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, during Industry Week. ...more
 
LAST CHANCE FOR ASA MEMBERS TO RECEIVE DISCOUNT ON MOPAR’S TECHAUTHORITY ONLINE
(September 16, 2014) -- The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is providing the last chance in this subscription period for ASA members to subscribe to Mopar’s TechAuthority Online at a huge discount. ...more
 
AARO TO CELEBRATE 75 YEARS AT GALA EVENT
(September 16, 2014) -- The Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario (AARO) is hosting its 75th anniversary gala event on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Niagara Falls Hilton Hotel & Suites. ...more
 
AIA CANADA HOSTING ATLANTIC SERVICE PROVIDERS FORUM ON SEPTEMBER 23
(September 15, 2014) -- Planned specifically for shop owners and managers who are stretched to the limit with both time and resources, the AIA Atlantic Automotive Aftermarket Service Providers Forum will provide the tools needed to meet the challenges of running a successfu ...more
 
STUDDED TIRE SEASON EXTENDED IN NORTHERN ONTARIO, NOW PERMITTED SEPT 1- MAY 31
(September 15, 2014) -- Northern Ontario residents can now use studded tires from Sept. 1 to May 31. Previously, studded tires were only allowed from Oct. 1 to April 30. The change is based on advice and recommendations from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). ...more
 
AIA CANADA’S YES WORKSHOP SET FOR NOVEMBER 19 IN BARRIE, ONT.
(September 12, 2014) -- AIA Canada’s Young Executive Society is hosting a workshop on November 19, 2014 at the Horseshoe Resort in Barrie, Ont. The theme of this year’s workshop, “Everyday Leadership” will be discussed by speaker, Drew Dudley and industry mentor, Ken Coulte ...more
 
BRAKE PARTS INC. HIRES NEW BRAND MARKETING SPECIALIST
(September 11, 2014) -- Erica Kulhanek has joined Brake Parts Inc (BPI) as brand marketing specialist, it was announced today by Bruce M. Tartaglione, senior vice president global marketing and sales. ...more
 
EYE SPY: BAD BIMMER BRAKES
(September 11, 2014) -- The caliper was hanging off, the piston and both pads we missing, and based on the rust on the rim and the buildup on the caliper pad bridges it had been like that for a while ...more
 
J.D. POWER RANKS NAPA AUTOPRO HIGHEST IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTION FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
(September 10, 2014) -- Chain of automotive service shops ranks highest in satisfying automotive service customers in Canada, according to most recent Canadian Customer Commitment Index Study. ...more
 

OSCILLOSCOPES
Pico Technology has launched the next generation of automotive PicoScopes with a host of exciting features and has again managed to massively improve the performance but keep the same price. ...more
 
ANTIFREEZE
CRP Automotive, a leading source of OE-quality replacement parts for Asian and European import vehicle applications, has introduced Pentofrost E, a multipurpose antifreeze concentrate that is produced through an environmentally friendly process. ...more
 
MAF SENSORS
Delphi has introduced five new mass airflow sensors that cover nearly 1 million vehicles built from 1990 to 2013. Applications cover manufacturers including Nissan, Audi, Toyota, and Infiniti. ...more
 
OIL STABILIZER
Prolong Super Lubricants' Super Heavy Duty Oil Stabilizer is now available to help solve lubrication-related problems such as engine noise, oil leaks and oil burning. ...more
 
STEERING AND SUSPENSION PARTS
Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ industry-leading Moog Steering and Suspension brand has introduced a complete strut assembly, control arm assembly and several additional new parts that together cover more than 12 million North American passenger vehicles. ...more
 
TPMS RESET TOOL
Expanding on its position as the industry’s first integrated scan tool for the Android platform, the OTC Encore has added compatibility with OTC’s 3834T Tire Pressure Reset (TPR) tool and the OTC 3895-07 HD standard starter kit, covering Class 4 – 8 ...more
 
ANTI-COUNTERFEIT PACKAGING
Philips Automotive has developed special packaging to prevent piracy and protect customers from buying counterfeit Philips Xenon HID lighting. ...more
 
HEX BITS AND SOCKET ADAPTORS
Milwaukee Tool has expanded its Shockwave Impact Duty line of accessories. The additional products on the Shockwave Expand line will include (9) new SAE Hex Bits ranging in size from 1/16” to 1/4”, (8) new Metric Hex Bits ranging in size from 2.5MM t ...more
 
SUBARU HEAD GASKETS
Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Fel-Pro Gaskets brand has introduced three first-to-market PermaTorque MLS multi-layer-steel head gasket sets for a variety of popular 2.5L engines used in late-model Subaru passenger vehicles. The new sets are among 31 addi ...more
 
HEAVY-DUTY WIPER GUIDE
Trico Products has released its 2014/2015 Heavy Duty Application Guide. Organized by product line, vehicle year, make and model, the guide provides details on all TRICO wiper blade products applicable to transit and school buses; Class A and C recrea ...more
 

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