Shurhold introduces new Magic Wool Pads

The new Magic Wool Pads from Shurhold Industries.

Palm City, Florida — February 10, 2016 — Steel wool polishing pads have a number of uses, but they’re also subject to rust. According to Shurhold, the company’s new Magic Wool Pads deliver the polishing benefits of steel wool, but in a rust-resistant, ultra-fine pad. Made from bronze metallic wool, Shurhold’s Magic Wool Pads can […]

NHTSA says software can count as a driver

According to Google, its self-driving vehicles have 'disengaged' 272 times in the last 15 months, prompting a human driver to take control. This raises definite questions about whether or not software can be considered a 'driver.'

Santa Monica, California — February 10, 2016 — Does the software suite piloting an autonomous vehicle count as a driver? The US-based National Highway Traffic Safety Administration seems to think so, judging by recent comments made by Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx. “We are taking great care to embrace innovations that can boost safety and […]

Conquest Solutions launches SmartCycle analytics tool

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Buffalo, Wyoming — February 10, 2016 — Conquest Solutions, a corporation owned and managed by auto recyclers, has announced the launch of its SmartCycle complete business analytics tool. Current business management systems provide recyclers with a vast amount of data and information. However, the amount of time and resources required to sort through and analyze […]

JF Launier’s BASF-painted ‘Andiamo’ receives dual awards

The award-winning 'Andiamo,' painted a custom red from R-M Onyx HD.

By Mike Davey Pomona, California — February 10, 2016 — JF Launier and his company JF Kustoms have done it again. We first encountered Launier when his custom build, the 1964 Buick Riviera “Rivision,” took home the Ridler award in 2014. This time he’s made the news with another award-winning build. Launier’s 1967 Pontiac Acadian, […]

NACE releases early floor plan; exhibit spaces going fast

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North Richland Hills, Texas — February 10, 2016 — NACE is still months away, but excitement is clearly building. Fully two-thirds of the NACE | CARS 2016 show floor is already booked. Exhibitors have contracted for more than 40,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space for the 2016 Expo. This is more than 30 percent ahead […]

Impact Auto Auctions’ Edmonton facility holds first auction

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Mississauga, Ontario — February 10, 2016 — Impact Auto Auctions has announced the opening of the first phase of its new Edmonton area facility, located at 26419 Twp. Road 525A in Acheson, Alberta. The company has begun to direct all Edmonton area assignments and Early Tow and Appraisal (ETA) Vehicles to the site, where business […]

Glen Murray to speak at 2016 OARA Convention

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By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — February 10, 2016 — Glen Murray, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, will lead off the slate of speakers at the 2016 OARA Convention & Trade Show. The event takes place March 18 and 19 at Markham Suites Conference Centre in Markham, Ontario. Although the event is […]