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CHECK OUT THE GREAT CANADIAN AFTERMARKET PODCAST!

CHECK OUT THE GREAT CANADIAN AFTERMARKET PODCAST!

This year we continue with great guests and podcasts covering important topics for Canadian aftermarket professionals.There are more than 100 Great Canadian Aftermarket Podcast editions for you to listen for on SPOTIFY and APPLE PODCASTS, but here are the latest.Enjoy...

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Canada’s Budget 2024 has much for the aftermarket to ponder

Canada’s Budget 2024 has much for the aftermarket to ponder

Canada's Government tabled its Budget 2024 and, while the 400 page document has many broad initiatives, there is much specifically for the aftermarket to take note of. Unlike past years, where initiatives were a closely held secret until final release day, the past...

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Aftermarket shops expecting growth in 2024

Aftermarket shops expecting growth in 2024

DesRosiers Automotive Consultants, working in conjunction with the Automotive Aftermarket Retailers of Ontario (AARO), reports that the Canadian automotive aftermarket, in particular shops in Ontario, will continue to overcome headwinds and continue to grow sales in...

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Tips on preventing vehicle theft from your shop

Tips on preventing vehicle theft from your shop

Vehicle theft has risen to epidemic proportions, with thousands of vehicles being lifted from wherever they are parked every day, Thieves may be more sophisticated than ever, but car theft from businesses is nothing new. Some decades ago, I was paying a visit to a...

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DieHard EV available in Canada, only at CARQUEST

DieHard EV available in Canada, only at CARQUEST

(SPONSORED CONTENT) DieHard EV with xEV by Clarios12-volt batteries are designed specifically for hybrid and electric vehicles. DieHard EV is available exclusively through Carquest and supporting dealers. DieHard EV batteries are an advanced, low-voltage...

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TechNet can help you take your shop to the next level

TechNet can help you take your shop to the next level

(SPONSORED CONTENT) Without Compromising the Brand You’ve Worked So Hard to Build CONFIDENCE It’s what you work so hard to deliver to your customers every day. After all, to you there is no point in doing it if it’s not done right. It’s obvious from the...

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A tale of too many rabbits

A tale of too many rabbits

“If you chase two rabbits, you won’t catch either one.” - Russian Proverb In 2022, J.D. Power and Associates reported that the average cost per visit to an aftermarket shop was $247. The average cost per year to look after a vehicle ranges from $1700 to $2500,...

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