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Fifth Annual Aftermarket Intelligence Issue is here!

Fifth Annual Aftermarket Intelligence Issue is here!

For the fifth time in our history, Jobber Nation and Indie Garage team up to present what we believe is the most comprehensive review of critical market share and customer profile data in Canada’s aftermarket.Also inside, great information, tips...

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Ford recalls Bronco Sport and Escape for cracked injector

Automotive service professionals should be aware of a Ford Motor Co. recall of 634,000 sport utility vehicles (SUVs) worldwide over fire risks from possible cracked fuel injectors. The Ecoboost 1.5 could suffer from cracked injectors. It was also subject to a...

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NASTF ushers in new board

The National Automotive Service Task Force elected its new board of directors. The organization, which forms the basis for voluntary sharing of automotive service information between original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket, reports that the 2023 Board of...

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eBay prohibits emissions defeat device listings

In the wake of several high-profile cases brought by the U.S. EPA against manufacturers and sellers of components, systems and tuning devices said to be classified as “defeat devices” or otherwise rendering vehicles systems non-compliant with U.S. environmental...

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The truth about Canadians and winter tires

The truth about Canadians and winter tires

Canadians have a deep appreciation for the value of winter tires, even when they haven’t actually made the investment.The latest research from the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, the “Winter Tires Omni Report” reveals that the long-standing campaign to...

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TPMS relearn vs. programming: Know the difference?

Continental, supplier of OE and aftermarket Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, TPMS replacement parts, and TPMS diagnostic tools, has released an informative training video that clarifies the difference between ‘TPMS Relearn’ and ‘TPMS Sensor Programming’. This is an...

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Webinar: Anti-seize compounds and their use

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is hosting a free webinar for service technicians on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 4:00 p.m. ET entitled “How to Keep Things Moving.” The webinar will focus on the different types of anti-seize, the differences in...

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