Boston--Advanstar Communications Inc. announced Monday that it has acquired Motor Service
magazine from MCA Communications L.L.C., formerly known as Adams Business Media. Motor Service
will cease publication with the June 2002 issue and will be incorporated into Advanstarâs Motor Age.
âMerging the magazineâs circulation will result in a stronger audience for our advertisers of automotive repair shops and service centers,â said Robert Krakoff, Advanstarâs chairman-CEO. "Advertisers can be confident their message is reaching the largest and most important audience in the market." Advanstarâs Automotive Group, in addition to Motor Age,
includes Aftermarket Business
and Automotive Body Repair News.