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Using all the tools in your ‘toolbox’

Using all the tools in your ‘toolbox’

To be successful as a shop, you have to have the right tools. Certainly, as a tech, you spend a lot of time and effort developing your own repertoire of skills, getting the right tools. You probably have your favorite scan tool. (You probably have more than one.) But...

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Standard Motor Products adds 186 new numbers for aftermarket

Standard Motor Products, Inc. has released 186 new part numbers in its latest new number announcement for the aftermarket. This most recent release provides new coverage in 58 distinct product categories and 45 part numbers for 2023 and 2024 model-year vehicles. As...

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WD-40 Precision Pen arrives in Canadian market

Combining precision and performance, WD-40 Brand introduces its WD-40 Precision Pen to the Canadian market. Crafted with insights from end users, the WD-40 Precision Pen presents a compact and portable design, delivering the Original WD-40 Formula with...

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Snap-on Launches New ‘ADAS for Experts’ Site

Snap-on Total Shop Solutions (TSS) has launched a brand-new e-commerce portal, ADASforExperts.com, to help Tru-Point equipment owners manage their vehicle database membership and acquire targets and accessories. At ADASforExperts.com, Tru-Point customers can access...

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CASIS OEM repair information site gets upgrade

CASIS OEM repair information site gets upgrade

The OEMRepairInfo.ca site, operated in support of the CASIS agreement, has undergone a significant upgrade. The Canadian Automotive Service Information Standard (CASIS) provides a framework for Canadian automobile manufacturers to share their service and repair...

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Mister Transmission event raises funds, builds connections

Mister Transmission franchisees, supply partners, and staff gathered north of Toronto to raise money for its Charitable Fund, renew connections and build new ones. The 35th annual Golf Tournament attracted a tight group of nearly 100 to Redcrest Golf Course in King...

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B.C. pulls back on EV rebate, raises ire of new car sector

B.C. pulls back on EV rebate, raises ire of new car sector

British Columbia has made a major change to its electric vehicle (EV) rebate program, dropping eligbility for the maximum rebate to vehicles from $55,000 to $50,000, and raising the ire of new car sellers and automaker groups. Aftermarket players should be mindful of...

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