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All too often, going into business together can strain a friendship, but this hasn't been the case for Lou Lippert and Mike Maloney. If anything, opening Convenience Auto Service in March 2004 and wor... Read More
Is Your Shop A Good Place To Work?
I recently got an email from a reader who made me think a little bit. His question was: Do you have any good ideas on how to keep technicians? In my 35-plus years in the industry, I've counseled hundr...    More...
Cybersecurity For Your Auto Repair Business
Password: fluffy1234. One of our clients asked us to use this for setting up his email, telling us it was the name of his wife's cat. "Admin" was another client's request for a username, and he wanted...    More...
8 QuickBooks Reports You Should Run Regularly
You send invoices because you sold products and/or services. Purchase orders go out when you're running low on inventory, and there are always bills to pay, it seems like. All of this activity is, of ...    More...
GM Recalls: The Death Of The TSB As We Know It?
The recent onslaught of recalls and investigations will have repercussions for years and they will impact your shop. After looking at recent Technical Service Bulletins (TSB), I think these recalls ma...    More...
Repair Shops Tune In To Radio Benefits
Since the first radio commercial hit airwaves more than 90 years ago, large and small businesses alike have often turned to the medium to deliver their messages to consumers. This may lead to the assu...    More...
News
NHTSA Won't Push Tire Aging Regulations
NHTSA has decided that it will not tackle the issue of tire aging, turning its attention instead to "coordinating a promotional and educational initiative to raise consumer awareness about tire aging ...    More...
Federated Member S&W Supply Celebrates 80th Anniversary
Longtime Federated member S&W Supply, based in Hays, Kan., is celebrating its 80th anniversary. In recognition of this milestone, S&W Supply will conduct special racing events at RPM Speedway in Hays ...    More...
Doug Greenfield Joins Elite Worldwide As Business Development Coach
Award-winning shop owner Doug Greenfield has joined Elite Worldwide as its newest business development coach. Greenfield will utilize his 33 years of industry experience to provide one-on-one business...    More...
Auto Care Association Digital Auto Care Factbook 2015 Features Extended Industry Forecast
The Auto Care Association's recently released Digital Auto Care Factbook 2015 and the Digital Auto Care Factbook & Lang Annual 2015 feature an extended Industry Forecast through 2017 provided by IHS A...    More...
ACDelco Power Tools Control Torques With A Pre-Programmed Digital Clutch
ACDelco Power Tools has introduced ETC - Electronic Torque Control tools, including the ARI2060 1/2" Super-Torque Impact Wrench with Digital Clutch specifically to prevent the risks of over-torque or ...    More...
The 2014 Aftermarket Telematics Challenge Now Accepting Applications
The Aftermarket Telematics Challenge, sponsored by the Auto Care Association, is now open for 2014 and accepting applications from makers of auto care products that offer the benefits of a connected v...    More...
Bosch Named Supplier Of The Year For Design For Six Sigma By Chrysler
Robert Bosch LLC was recently named a Supplier of the Year for extraordinary performance in design, earning the company the Design for Six Sigma award during the Chrysler Group's fourth annual strateg...    More...




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