The Multi-Brand Band: asTech supports industry statement on use of multi-brand scan tools

Toronto, Ontario — asTech announced its support for the use of multi-brand scan tools in the automotive aftermarket on Thursday, following a position statement on the matter released by the Equipment and Tool Institute (ETI), Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), and Auto Care Association.  “We stand behind these organizations who play an important role in […]

The World Class Technicians of 2019

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario – February 27, 2019 – The Auto Care Association has teamed up with the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) to announce the recipients of the 2019 World Class Technician award. This award recognizes professional technicians who have achieved their ASE certification in 22 specialty areas during the 2018 certification […]

Will we see a ‘tremendous’ shift to aluminum?

We haven't seen many aluminum-bodied vehicles like the Ford F-150 yet, but IHS Automotive forecaster Michael Robinet believes the industry is getting ready for a tremendous shift.

By Mike Pickford Peterborough, Ontario — July 5, 2016 — Lightweighting is still a concern for the OEMs, leading at least one expert to predict there will be a real push over the next decade to revamp the way vehicle exteriors are designed and made. During a recent Auto Care Association webinar, IHS Automotive forecaster […]