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Milwaukee Tool: Winning with Innovation

Milwaukee Tool: Winning with Innovation

(SPONSORED CONTENT) “We talked to mechanics across North America, understood their pain points, and have gone about delivering solutions that really resonate," says Craig Baxter, President of Milwaukee Tool Canada. (SPONSORED CONTENT) The environment in today’s...

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Your must-have diagnostic tools

Your must-have diagnostic tools

By Dean Law One of the biggest problems that we have today is people who are against oscilloscope technology. They think it’s overpowered, that it’s too much. But that's because people are scared of it, and I can understand that. When you're scared of something or you...

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Indentifix adds colour wiring features

Solera has launched new, intuitive colour wiring features to Identifix Direct-Hit Auto Repair Software. Direct-Hit subscribers can now view multiple wiring diagrams side-by-side and all at once, creating the ability to trace wires across multiple diagrams and identify...

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Tesla makes service information free

Tesla makes service information free

Tesla has announced to that it is making all Service Information free to subscribers.  The announcement was made to the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) which provides a platform for access to automaker service and repair information and tools....

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Keep your TPMS tools up to date

Keeping the TPMS scan tool up to date is one of the most important service steps technicians can take because many of the TPMS service issues they may encounter during a tire repair or replacement can be caused by out-of-date software. Continental, a leading innovator...

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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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