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EVs on the road will drive the aftermarket’s strategy

EVs on the road will drive the aftermarket’s strategy

According to Statistics Canada, 2021 figures put the combined BEV/HEV/PHEV population at 2.3% of thetotal Light Duty Vehicle (LDV) population of more than 24 million. The focus of much of the conversation regarding EVs has been new vehicle sales, with some voices...

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Alliance Kicks Off Winter Shareholder Meeting

Alliance Kicks Off Winter Shareholder Meeting

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance President & CEO John R. Washbish speaks at the Winter Shareholder Meeting. The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc., the program group headquarters for Auto Value, kicked off its annual Winter Shareholder Meeting at the JW Marriott...

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Be a Winter Vehicle Safety Advocate

Be a Winter Vehicle Safety Advocate

It is always wise to prepare your vehicle for winter, but not everyone does all that they can. Everything from winter wiper blades to proper winter tires, the right windshield washer for the season, and even renewed lighting are important safety measures for the...

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Selling the right brakes for hard working trucks

Selling the right brakes for hard working trucks

By Martha Uniacke Breen Some industry observers have noted that the pandemic has had one interesting effect on the the way Canadians work. There seem to be a lot more light- and medium-duty trucks on the road, especially for small- scale commercial work, whether...

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Fifth Annual Aftermarket Intelligence Issue is here!

Fifth Annual Aftermarket Intelligence Issue is here!

For the fifth time in our history, Jobber Nation and Indie Garage team up to present what we believe is the most comprehensive review of critical market share and customer profile data in Canada’s aftermarket.Also inside, great information, tips and advice on winter...

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AIA High Fives for Kids Foundation closes in on $40K raised

AIA High Fives for Kids Foundation closes in on $40K raised

A key component of the aftermarket’s connection with communities is through charitable giving, and one of the largest and most generous is AIA’s High Fives For Kids Foundation, established in 2005 to allow AIA members and divisions to support Canadian charities that...

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On this Remembrance Day. Lest we forget.

On this Remembrance Day. Lest we forget.

In Flanders Fields BY JOHN MCCRAE In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row,     That mark our place; and in the sky     The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We...

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Combined Carquest/Worldpac DC the first of its kind

Combined Carquest/Worldpac DC the first of its kind

While much of Canada's aftermarket was preparing for the coming winter season and AAPEX Show related initiatives, Carquest Canada and Worldpac were pulling together for the massive task of relocating to the Carquest Auto Parts and Worldpac distribution centre in...

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