Cooper opens sales office in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Brazil—Cooper Tire & Rubber has established a sales office in Sao Paulo to support local distributors and dealers and help further the company’s Latin America expansion.

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Automotive recalls hit record high in 2015

WASHINGTON—For the second-straight year, automakers recalled a record number of vehicles in the U.S., the nation’s top auto safety official said on Jan. 21.

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ITC set to hear arguments on antidumping petitions

WASHINGTON—For the second time in less than a decade, Titan Tire International and the United Steelworkers union have united to seek relief from what they say are heavily subsidized, unfairly underpriced off-the-road tire imports.

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Trudeau says Ottawa will be ‘responsible mediator’ in energy debate

Prime Minister says federal government will see that all aspects of energy proposals are carefully examined

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RMI to train MOT testers

The Retail Motor Industry Federation’s (RMI) training centre, the RMI Academy of Automotive Skills, will be running a pilot for the new MOT tester training from April 2016.

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Ford recalling 391,000 Ranger pickups over Takata airbags

Ford is recalling nearly 391,000 Ranger pickups because the driver’s air bag inflators can explode with too much force and cause injuries.

The recall covers trucks from the 2004 through 2006 model years in the U.S. and Canada. It comes just days after the government announced that 52-year-old Joel Knight of South Carolina was killed when an inflator exploded in December after he was struck in the neck by metal shrapnel as his 2006 Ranger hit a cow in the road and struck a fence.

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CARSTAR Canada Announces Leadership Changes

CARSTAR Canada President Michael Macaluso, has announced changes to the organization’s leadership team.(Photo: CARSTAR Canada)

CARSTAR Canada President Michael Macaluso has announced strategic changes to the company’s leadership structure.

At CARSTAR and Driven Brands, we have a relentless focus on growth for our franchise partners and the delivery of world-class service for our insurance partners.

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