AIA Canada to conduct survey on CASIS

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By Barett Poley Ottawa, Ontario — November 14, 2016 — The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada has announced it will conduct a survey about the Canadian Automotive Service Information Standard (CASIS) agreement.  CASIS was signed in 2009 in Canada to give aftermarket and unaffiliated shops the same access to OEM diagnostic and repair information […]

Could recyclers sell electronics as parts instead of scrap?

An engine control module from a Toyota. The Vehicle Security Professional program could allow some recyclers to sell modules as parts rather than for their scrap value.

Hamilton, Ontario — September 21, 2016 — Electronic components are everywhere in modern vehicles, and buying new ones is often extremely expensive. Could automotive recyclers sell these components, not as scrap, but as parts? John Norris thinks so. He administers the Vehicle Security Professional (VSP) program, a data exchange system designed to allow eligible automotive […]