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September 2016

  • Local Colour: Heeding the Call for Diversity in Today’s Trucking Industry
  • Shiny New Digs for Nova Trucks.
  • Women on Wheels: Female Drivers Turning Heads.
  • A Female Trucker’s Experienc.
  • The Atlantic Road Report – Ready for your close up?
  • AIA Holds Innovative Business Series in Moncton NB.
  • The Real Return on Training in the Automotive Industry.
  • Celebrating a Milestone at Plaster Rock NB.
  • Bridging the Transportation Gap for PWD’s with AT.
  • When the Red White and Blue are Friendly..
  • NAPA Atlantic Holds Annual Event at St. Andrew’s.
  • 2016 Atlantic Truck Championships Winners.
  • Uni-Select Members Convention.
  • Want to Move Your Heavy Duty Shop Forward?
  • Sweet 16: Atlantic Nationals Celebrate 16 Years.

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July 2016

  • The Future of Trucking Looks Bright. Technology Evolving in Old School Industry
  • An Anniversary of a Special Kind
  • What Rule Book Do You Use in Your Business?
  • News of the Weird
  • NAPA 2016 Sales Show
  • NL Budget Has Huge Impact on NL Trucking
  • The Atlantic Road Report
  • The Rat Race: Slow Down! It’s Good For Everyone!
  • Cabot Shipping Supplies a One-Stop Shop
  • Safety Matters! The NSTSA presented industry safety champions with Safety Excellence Awards
  • NAPA Autopro Promotion Winners
  • Trucks Have Their Place Among Stock “Car” Racing
  • Who’s Gonna Blow the Air Horn?

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May 2016

  • Life in the Fast Lane – In this issue’s feature, Carter Hammett looks at the changing world of auto repair shops
  • The 2017 Camaro ZL1 vs. Everybody
  • Biggest Security Threat to Auto Dealerships is….
  • News of the Weird – Nothing says “Canuck edition” like ticketing a snow bank on wheels, eh?
  • The Atlantic Road Report
  • Tired Tires in Mexico
  • Parts For Trucks Returning as Title Sponsor for 2016
  • Fire it Up: Atlantic Racing Season Starts.
  • 16th Annual Automotive Awards Evening Recapng.
  • Engaging Youth - One Career Presentation at a Time
  • Managing the Fleet of a Very Busy Trucking Company .
  • The Right Decision at NAPA.

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March 2016

  • Bricks and Clicks: Carter Hammett takes a look at the future of automotive retailing.
  • No Winter For Carwash Companies
  • What Attracts Today’s Buyers in Today’s Dealership.
  • The Ongoing Woes of a Snowplow Operator.
  • Ready For Your Next Vehicle?
  • Change of (Career) Plans.
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
  • The Old First Step is Now the Last.
  • News of the Weird – C’mon…you know you’ll love it.
  • The Atlantic Road Report.
  • Re-Booting Our Thinking on Vehicle Purchasing.
  • Trucking Industry Honours Award Recipients.
  • Winter Doesn’t Slow Down Racers in High Gear.

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January 2016

  • Get With the Program: Choosing a Career in the Motive Field
  • Getting a Grip on Canadian Winter Driving:.
  • News of the Weird
  • Winter Warm Up Times
  • Lockheed Martin Collaborates with Harley Davidson.
  • Newcomers are Shifting to the Trucking Industry.
  • The Atlantic Road Report
  • Learning Tricks of the Trade in Racing.
  • CAREC Pushes Auto Recyclers Towards Excellence –
  • Automotive Lift Institute Elects Stet Schanze
  • Car Firms that Fail to Embrace Mobility Challenges Will Lose Out: Mascarenas
  • ATA Industry Awards Evening.

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November 2015

  • Slip Slidin’ Away – A polar primer on winter tires and prays another winter like last year’s!
  • The Atlantic Road Report
  • News of the Weird
  • First of Its Kind – A unique opening of a pick-a-part service in the HRM.
  • Gearing Up for Winter Again. Y’all Ready For This?
  • Racing Reborn in Newfoundland
  • The GPS Green Revolution Turbo Charged
  • Passionate About Autos – BLL Enterprises
  • Donald Chisholm wins Parts For Trucks Pro Stock tour
  • Technology has advanced faster in the past ten years.
  • A seasoned trucker talks about his love of the industry,
  • The fourth annual World’s Largest Truck Convoy
  • Ducks Unlimited has a new corporate partner.

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September 2015

  • Plugging Into the Halifax Vehicle Conference and Trade Show
  • Big Rig Truckers Rollin’ in For a Safe Drive
  • The Atlantic Road Report
  • News of the Weird
  • Keep ‘Em Rolling Smooth
  • Electric Avenue
  • Buying a Used Car Can Be Electrifying
  • Organic Liquid De-Icin
  • Female TestDrive Students
  • Big Races Close Off Maritime Racing Season
  • AxAlta Sponsors Car Painting Competition
  • You Can’t Create the Future by Clinging to the Past
  • The Right Carwash
  • Fix Auto Secures $8.2 Million Investment

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July 2015

  • Atlantic Canadian Stock Car Heats Up After a Long Winter.
  • Atlantic Road Report.
  • Pot Holes: A Sad Reality of Every Spring –
  • When Your Wheels Aren’t Turning You’re Not Earning – Jay Larue on snow plows!
  • News of the Weird!
  • Technician When You Understand the Math
  • Irving Oil Presents. Big Rigs. Big Hearts. Big Results. The Special Olympics NS ready.
  • Rolling Thunder – Well, Sort Of
  • High School Students: A Solution for Automotive Industry Labour Shortages? Greyhound Package Express Offers Next Bus Out Option for Customers

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May 2015

  • In Transit: The Care and Feeding of a Driverless Car
  • 15th Annual Automotive Awards Evening
  • Atlantic Region Motor Sports.
  • Atlantic Canadians Shine in Florida.
  • News of the Weird
  • The Atlantic Road Report
  • Canada/US Sign Formal Border Agreement
  • CAA Worst Atlantic Roads Campaign.
  • Remembering Richard McNult.
  • One Step Closer.
  • Atlantic Motorsport Park Gets Upgrade.
  • Automatonophobia.
  • Women Driving Auto Industry’s Technology Advances.

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January 2015

  • Snow Removal Business Not “Just Pushing Snow Around”
  • Ready or Not: Here Comes Old Man Winter
  • The Importance of Industry Involvement – The Trials and Tribulations of Being a Snow Plow Operator
  • The Atlantic Road Report
  • Carwashing in Winter
  • News of the Weird
  • Dashboard Confessional
  • McNeill’s a Fine Example For All of Us –
  • Do You Create “Activity” or “Productivity?”
  • Preparing Vehicles and Fleets for Winter
  • Hicken Headlines Post Season Results
  • Why Great Ideas Are Not Always Great

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November 2014

  • Skid Marks – Globally-speaking, tires are real BIG business, explains Carter Hammett
  • Putting the Rubber to the Road
  • Where the Rubber Meets the Track
  • Rubber Soul
  • Atlantic Road Report
  • News of the Weird
  • Have You Heard? HDDC is now HDAC!
  • Safety in NS Reaches New Height!
  • Changes to the Weights and Measures Act –
  • Snow Tires or All – Seasons?
  • Youth are the Future!
  • Get Ready for Next Season
  • A Century of Service – Fredericton’s Auto Machinery / EAW celebrates 100 years.

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September 2014

  • Welcome to Generation D
  • Racing News at Your Fingertips
  • Apps Going Old School
  • Learn to Educate the Client
  • The Deadly Effects of Senseless Vandalism
  • The Atlantic Road Report
  • News of the Weird
  • There’s an Automobile App for That!
  • Big Rigs Have Special Needs Too!
  • Atlantic Canadians Leading the Way in Repairs and Service
  • Atlantic Drag Racing
  • It’s About the People!
  • What Does a Professional Driver Love About His or Her Job?

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July 2014

  • Racing Season is Upon Us!
  • Summer Weather Can Bring Its Own Driving Challenges
  • Ice Road Truckers Star Joins the Special Olympics Convoy
  • Major Knowledge Gaps About Tire Inflation
  • Keep On Truckin’: Oh Wait, There’s an App For That!
  • Motorcycles: Big Fun but also Big Risks!
  • The Long Winter Has Left Its Mark
  • The Atlantic Road Report
  • Blenkhorn Sails Into Second Season
  • How You Can Attract and Engage Your Female Drivers
  • Automotive Exports Finally Recover

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January 2014

  • Maritime Racing Season Gets Checkered Flag for 2013
  • Fix Auto Adds New Location in NS
  • Conquer the Cold!
  • Lighting Up the Night
  • ALI Introduces Online Lift Safety Training
  • Auto Lighting: An Evolving Technology
  • NSCC Ready for EVs in Ottawa
  • Are You Vulnerable to Losing Your Current Clients
  • The humble GPS has grown from automotive novelty into an automotive necessity.
  • NAPA AUTOPRO COMPETES IN TARGA NL RALLY!.

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November 2013

  • Communication Breakdown – Too often, “customer service” isn’t.
    ALI Lift Inspector Certification Program Expands into Canada
  • A Message For All Atlantic Jobbers
  • Strap In! Safety in Auto Racing
  • One Little Habit Offers Big Benefits
  • Vocho The Love Bug
  • Airbags are Like Big Marshmallows
  • Instilling a Culture of Safety in Youth
  • Business Lessons I’ve Learned as a Small Business CEO
  • AIA Reorganizes to Better Serve
  • Truck Convoy Raises Over $24K for NS Special Olympics
  • Vehicle Dismantling Safety

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September 2013

  • BIG GREEN RIG The trucking industry stands poised to move forward, writes Carter HammettAtlantic Road Report.
  • How Witty Are You? Ellen wants to know!
  • Lifting Me Higher! Ensuring your shop has the best lift equipment.
  • Rust Proofing: An important measure…
  • Meehan Continues to Blaze Trails.
  • Atlantic Auto Recycling News.
  • Bike Crash Victim Still Loves the Sport.
  • Nova Scotia RGDA Launches New Safety Training Program.
  • Steering Students Towards a Brighter Future.

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July 2013

  • 2013 Racing Roundup! The hottest events of the season: from Parts for Trucks to the Maritime Sportsman Challenge.
  • Hands on the Wheel, Eyes on the Road –
  • Accountability of Staff & Management
  • The Ups and Downs of Air Conditioning –
  • Summer Highways Beckon: Are Your Tires Ready?
  • Reality Check: An Industry Eye-Opener –.
  • How Racing Made the Automotive World
  • Go Fast or Go Home…
  • Retraining Your Employees.
  • Meehan Continues to Blaze Trails

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May 2013

  • Baby its cold inside! A survey view of how Maritime drivers like to stay cool.
  • Passing the Torch: Bob Greenwood offers some practical guidance and tips.
  • Converting Snow Removal Equipment.
  • Classic Cars Down Mexico Way.
  • Atlantic Region Motor Sports: Truro NS
  • Oh Canada! Tim Terry heads south
  • The Customer is Always Right.
  • Range Anxiety: Battery Recycling.
  • Don’t Forget to Turn Up the Cold.
  • Even a Small Fleet Has Big Expenses.
  • Trucking Employer of Choice Awards.
  • Precision Hydraulics Celebrates 15 Years.

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September 2012

  • Are People Interested in Careers as Class 1 Pro Drivers? Yes!
  • Atlantic Recyclers get madd!
  • 0 to 1 million in 9.0 seconds
  • Winners of Raybestos® '64 GTO-R Take Ownership
  • Just how safe are atv's for kids?
  • 30% of canadians rely on their vehicle to earn a living -
  • Atlantic trucking Driving Champions
  • Uni-Select Atlantic Members Convention 2012
  • Trucking Down Under!
  • Technician 'A' & Technician 'B'
  • Fall is car safety check time
 

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July 2012

  • 2012, START YOUR ENGINES!
  • How rising fuel costs influence the used vehicle market
  • 'Listening' is the first step in a successful repair business
  • Women who fly planes have the same challenges as women who drive trucks.
  • Start Tracking your results
  • The Aftermarket Future – Trade Days are Over
  • Fix Auto is getting bullish on Atlantic Canada
  • Supporting Safer Workplaces
 

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May 2012

  • Many learners choose not to pursue apprenticeships and that's a shame
  • It's Not What You Know
  • Thirty Years at Krown in Halifax
  • East Coast Road Report
  • Speed Bumps! A reader writes with passion for his profession.
  • Green technology dazzles at the Canadian International Auto Show.
  • Rank Has Its Privileges
  • Automotive Sector Council Honours The Employee at Awards Night
  • Scotia Speedworld Celebrates 25th Anniversary
  • Spotless! Spring Cleaning Tips
 

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March 2012

  • Auto Painter is Taking It to Next Level
  • Recyclers are Keenly Interested in Hybrid and Electric Cars
  • Understanding Credit Card Fees and Charges
  • Big Buses: Idle-Free For Our Kids
  • The Ups and Downs of Warranties and Assurances on Lifts
  • How About Creating Brake Safety Month?
  • A Little Retention Budget Goes a Long Way
  • The case for and against retreads
  • Sponsors - Without Them There Would Be No Motor Racing.
  • Cast Away! - Die cast cars are becoming more popular than ever.
 

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January 2012

  • A Continued Year of Metamorphosis for the Aftermarket
  • A Career That Speaks to Her
  • The Future of Tires in 2012
  • Atlantic Racing Season in Full Swing For 2012
  • Automotive Recycling 2012
  • What Makes Quality Service?
  • From Wrenches to WIFI - But wait!
  • Racing a Family Affair
  • Game Day at The Dealership
  • Canadian Aftermarket Study Shows Tremendous Potential
  • McNeill's Shell Celebrates Five Decades
  • More Inductees join Maritime Hall of Fame
 

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November 2011

  • But What Happens to Old Tires?
  • When Rubber Meets The Track
  • Giving Tire Recycling Two Thumbs Up
  • The Atlantic Trucking Association gets around
  • Brake Adjustment a Concern for CVSA
  • The Big Change for Aftermarket is Around the Corner
  • Unleash the Potential of Car Dealership Accessories
  • Managing Commercial Fleet Business
  • Auto Recycling Continues to Grow
  • Smith Seals 2011 Pro Stock Tour
  • Dealing With Nasty People at Work
  • Safely Sharing the Winter Roads