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The Right Oil Filter for Every Need

The Right Oil Filter for Every Need

(SPONSORED CONTENT) By FRAM You may wonder what is the biggest threat to your engine?  The answer is tiny – even microscopic – particles. If not properly filtered, these particles can accumulate inside the engine, potentially causing significant damage to its internal...

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B.C. expands EV technician training program

B.C. expands EV technician training program

British Columbia has expanded its upgrading program so more technicians can be trained to work on electric vehicles (EVs) through the expansion of the EV Maintenance Training program to three more post-secondary institutions. As of the end of December 2021, 96...

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What mobility trends could mean for the aftermarket

What mobility trends could mean for the aftermarket

Leading market intelligence provider iDTechEx has provided insights on mobility trends for 20 years. In this time, electric vehicle start-ups have moved from obscurity into some of the world's most valuable companies, most traditional automakers have committed to an...

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Service Providers earn all year with KYB Excel-Gold

The updated KYB Excel-Gold Rewards Program offers Professional Technicians the ability to earn unlimited rewards throughout 2022. Each user will receive a KYB Excel-Gold Prepaid Mastercard and have access to a dedicated dashboard that will show real-time updates on...

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CARS OnDemand to host online refrigerant training

CARS OnDemand will host CFC/HCFC/HFC Certification training online in January/February 2022. Recently, the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) in conjunction with Environment Canada, has updated the "CFC/HCFC/HFC Control in the...

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GDI Service and Opportunities

GDI Service and Opportunities

by Dean Law, Law's Automotive Portage la Prairie, Man. Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engines are a growing portion of the vehicles on the road. But there are a lot of common complaints of poor performance or low fuel pressure, and a lot of noise coming from the...

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John Bean adds Tru-Point ADAS calibration videos

John Bean has added new content to its YouTube channel. The most recent video additions focus on the innovative John Bean Tru-Point advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) calibration tool. “Because John Bean Tru-Point has quickly become a must-have addition to any...

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Fuel Tank Cleaning Can Extend the Life of a Fuel Pump

Fuel Tank Cleaning Can Extend the Life of a Fuel Pump

(SPONSORED CONTENT) A proper cleaning of a fuel tank can ensure that potentially harmful materials don’t get into your engine and cause damage. Routine maintenance will also prevent fuel lines from clogging and can extend the life of the fuel pump. If your vehicle has...

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ASE fall test registration is open

ASE fall test registration is open

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) reminds service professionals that fall registration for certification testing is open now through Dec. 31. More than 50 ASE certification tests are offered for automotive, collision, medium/heavy duty,...

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