New interactive ALI lift safety training available online

Las Vegas, Nevada — November 6, 2013 — The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has developed an interactive, online vehicle lift safety course based on its popular Lifting It Right DVD, hosted by racing legends Richard and Kyle Petty. ALI is partnering with dealer services provider KPA, which has trained more than one million automotive industry […]

Valspar teams with Gas Monkey Garage to offer free painting tips

Dallas, Texas — November 5, 2013 — Valspar Refinish has partnered with Gas Monkey Garage to provide a series of videos detailing tips for auto painters. Located in Dallas, Tex., Gas Monkey Garage focuses on restoring classic cars to their former glory. The shop is the subject of the Discovery Channel program “Fast N’ Loud,” […]

Car-O-Liner showcases new metal repair solutions at SEMA

  A technician uses Car-O-Liner’s new PNP90 riveting tool, one of the company’s equipment solutions for repair new metals on display at SEMA.    Las Vegas, Nevada — November 6, 2013 Car-O-Liner has set aside a dedicated area of its booth at the SEMA Show to showcase equipment used to repair new metals in the […]

Less anger equals better business

Welcome to the latest installment of “Investing in Staff Skills” a regular feature in the CAR e-zine. The author, Ian Hope, is the Executive Director of the Alberta Automotive Recyclers and Dismantlers Association (AARDA) and in addition maintains a professional practice training others on highly valued people skills. He provides articles on topics that will […]

Axalta Coating Systems expands presence at SEMA

Ajax, Ontario — November 6, 2013 — Axalta Coating Systems has expanded its presence at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nev., held from November 5 through November 8, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.   Axalta’s booth, #22391, is located in Hot Rod Alley, inside Central Hall at […]